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Daryl

When not engrossed reading a good book on my kindle, watching science fiction, singing with the Cappella Singers or looking for new apps for my Iphone or Ipad l also trawl through the Internet and post useful articles on my Blog. I welcome your thoughtful contributions or questions.  I mainly hangout on Google+ where I find a nice level of engagement and plenty of interesting posts. I also use Twitter and Facebook. For video conversations I use Skype but am actively looking for an alternative. I am still amazed at what you can do on the Internet and where it's possible I enjoy being an early adopter.

I am a Secular Humanist and passionate supporter of Social Justice issues and can be found on Google+ in heated but respectful debate on these and many other topics. When reading I enjoy Science Fiction, Fantasy and History as well as good smattering of Politics. If I had to choose a hero a word that is often over used I would say Carl Sagan. So that's me if you want to know more just drop me a line via my Contact Page or through the social media sites I have mentioned. 

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Entries in education (3)

Saturday
Jun252011

Edna to close

For those of you who use the Edna online portal its has just been announced that Edna is to be closed by the 30th of June. For further details on what services are going I have included a link.

Edna Closing

Saturday
Jun042011

Education & Facebook

If you are an educator and you are considering adding Facebook to your teaching tool box you might want to take a look at The Facebook Guide for Educators. You can download a free copy from the Facebook Safety Centre With lots of debate raging about Facebook and security the guide may be a valuable document so you can assess any possible use you might want to make of Facebook in your class room.

Wednesday
Aug112010

The Shallows

Today I took a look through our local book shop. I always feel relaxed when browsing through the shop. So many great books and so little time to read them all.  Today I purchased a book called "The Shallows" by Nicholas Carr. It's sub title is "How the internet is changing the way we think, read and remember". I am looking forward to reading it and will report back what I think.