Today after-school I ran a 90-minute CPD session on creating dynamic school web sites using WordPress. Until I arrived, I was expecting around 5 people, and had prepared, just in case, for up to 10. In the event, there were 13 on the latest list, and everyone made it. There was great enthusiasm, and I went away convinced the group will be making full use of what they learned.
The course outline is here as a Word document: It covered: ECS371 Making Your School Website Dynamic – outline Continue reading “Making Your School Website Dynamic” is a popular course!
Today’s Stern Review on Climate Change includes this really powerful graphic as part of the slides for launch. This topic is important already within subjects such as geography and science, and has huge potential value as an alternative curriculum resource. Maybe it’s time to start tagging stuff that’s clearly useful for cross-curricular projects? The sheer volume of web resources is so high, anything that helps separate out the really good material could save teachers and students a lot of time. For example, I’ve tagged this in del.icio.us with the tags climatechange, impact, education, resource and graphic – and included some words to point people to the graphic:
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Slide 2, Projected Impacts of Climate Change, is a great graphic showing effect on food, water, ecosystems, extreme weather events and irreversible change risk of global teperature changes of up to 5 Deg C.