March 2013 Blog Posts (5)

The Writing's on the Wall

An essential tool for a whiteboard (and elsewhere)  is an online noticeboard.  If you are not sure what I mean,here’s one I prepared earlier using Lino-it. add your own post!

As you would expect, these offer somewhere to post up short notes, comments, opinions, images and even videos. The beauty of these is that you and students can add to them from anywhere with an internet connection, so…


Added by Phil Ackroyd on March 21, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments

Triptico Update

In a previous post I have sung the praises of the free Tripticosoftware, and distributed in on a stick during my face to face training session with champions last September.  (My 4 minute introduction to some of the apps is available here, plus a …


Added by Phil Ackroyd on March 18, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

SMARTVET referred to at Dutch Congress of teachers of German

The SMARTVET project was also mentioned during the presentation of the iTILTeu project results at the bi-annual congress of Dutch teachers of German as a second language, some of whom also teach in the vocational sector (MBO in Dutch).  Find the PPT on Slideshare here  …


Added by Ton Koenraad on March 11, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments

Handwriting Calculator

Something a little different today, a free app for the iPad/iPhone/Android devices: the MyScript Calculator.  A calculator that consists of … a blank sheet of paper.  Yes, you just write your calculations on the blank sheet of paper, and it just does the calculation for you.   Take a look at to see just how simple (and powerful) this is. 

Can we have a version for Windows that would work on an IWB…


Added by Phil Ackroyd on March 7, 2013 at 14:27 — 1 Comment

Disseminating interim SMARTVET results

The abstract 'iTILT and SMARTVET: 2 EU projects to promote effective interactive whiteboard use in Language and Vocational Education' for the co-presentation of these projects  was successfully submitted for the EUROCALL 2013 Conference in Evora, Portugal in September.…


Added by Ton Koenraad on March 4, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments

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