Jonathan Wylie's Blog (9)

SwipeTapTap Giveaway

I'm a big fan of the use of puzzle apps in the classroom. I think that they can be great for stimulating higher level thinking skills and for encouraging creative thinking. I have a lot that I use on my iPod Touches at school.


One of the latest ones that I have used is SwipeTapTap. It is great for concentration and memory skills. It encourages fast thinking and attention to detail - all good classroom skills!


For a chance to win a copy of SwipeTapTap for your…


Added by Jonathan Wylie on May 26, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments

How to Create a Classroom Website

Some members on here may remember the recent webinar from Weebly on how to create a classroom website and student blogs. The webinar is in the archives, but if you don't want to replay the full 1hr session, take a look at this guide I created on how to create a site with Weebly websites.

Added by Jonathan Wylie on December 19, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Top 10 Wordle Lessons is becoming one of the most used new technology tools for teachers. It is free, and versatile enough to be used in any area of the curriculum. There are lots of different ways to use Wordle, so I decided to compile a few of my favorites with some I already use and put them together in a top ten list. They are in no particular order, but if you want to check them out, click the following link to see my… Continue

Added by Jonathan Wylie on December 12, 2009 at 12:53pm — 8 Comments

Story Cove

iLearn have a link to a great site called Story Cove. After you register, (a quick and painless process), you have access to online stories that are told through short movies and come complete with teacher notes. All the stories are based on popular folk tales from around the world. A great resource for K-2.

Originally published on The Education Technology Blog

Added by Jonathan Wylie on September 27, 2009 at 10:27pm — No Comments


Just came across Hyplet - a digital signature tool for your email or blog. Here is an example...…


Added by Jonathan Wylie on September 26, 2009 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Flip Video and Twitter

I just updated my technology blog to include 50 Terrific Twitter Tutorials for Teachers and 10 ways to use Flip Video in the classroom.

Read these tips and more at The Education Technology Blog

Added by Jonathan Wylie on September 26, 2009 at 6:42pm — No Comments

New Bluetooth Mouse

Today I took delivery of a Bluetooth Rocketfish Wireless Laser Mouse! It connected to my Macbook with no problem at all and looks great. It has a range of about 30 feet, like most Bluetooth mice, and should be a useful tool for my classroom. No longer will I need to stand next to the LCD projector with my laptop. I can wander the room, or stand out the way of the screen. Best… Continue

Added by Jonathan Wylie on September 21, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments


I just updated my personal blog to share my experiences of Dropbox with you. I have used it for over a year now and it has changed the way I do things on my computers. It is an online backup, sync, and sharing tool. You download a Dropbox folder to your computer, and everything you put in it is backed up online. You can share folders or… Continue

Added by Jonathan Wylie on September 20, 2009 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Education Technology Blog

Updates on this week include new tools like Schmoop, iCyte, and To Read Next. Also check out teacher resources from SimpleK12 and NeoK12, and learn how to get a year's free premium account from Smilebox. Go to for more information and updates.

Added by Jonathan Wylie on September 13, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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