Author Archives: danhunnisett

My top 6 tech tools for language learning

First, a quick life update – the reason this blog hasn’t been updated in a little while is that I have started a new job, in a new city, teaching in a school for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Blogging … Continue reading

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Million dollar TED prize goes to Sugata Mitra

Congratulations to Sugata Mitra, who has been awarded the first ever TED prize – a million dollar grant that will go towards piloting the creation of ‘Cloud Schools’. These will be Self Organised Learning Environments (SOLEs) – places where children … Continue reading

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Kahn Academy Lite Website I’ve just come across this really great project – creating an offline version of the Kahn Academy that can run across a network and gather student data in the same way as the full online version. … Continue reading

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Embedding Prezi presentations into WordPress

For my last post I embedded a Prezi presentation. This took a little tweaking, as none of the advice on the internet quite worked. I think Prezi have slightly changed the way the site gives the embed code and this has … Continue reading

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A Better Education Machine

This is a presentation I made to explain my philosophy of technology in education. I would love any feedback. Is the presentation clear and easy to understand? Do you agree with my ideas? Do you like Prezi as a presentation … Continue reading

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BETT 2013 – Ten things I learned

BETT is the biggest educational technology conference in the UK and took place over the weekend. Here’s a little of what I learned while visiting. Grannies are key for self-organised learning. The ‘Granny Cloud’ is an army of online grannies recruited … Continue reading

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Education is Sharing

This is my response to the first assignment for the Openness in Education MOOC (more info) The assignment: Think back to a time when you learned something you really value from someone. Write a blog post in which you tell the … Continue reading

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The new face of online learning – Diving into MOOCs

I am beginning my studies towards a MOOC – a Massive Open Online Course*.  Actually, I’m starting at least two. I’m killing two birds with one stone here – experiencing new forms of online learning as a learner, and learning … Continue reading

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Welcome to Edtech Explorer

Hi there. Take a seat, make yourself at home. Welcome to Edtech Explorer. This is my place to share, reflect and make connections in my journey into the world of educational technology. I will be writing about all aspects of … Continue reading

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