Sigi's Blog (10)

Crossposting and networking

Today I would like to write about my problems to keep pace with the new developments in social networking. I am a member of Facebook, keep contact in skype, have been twittering for quite some time now, having courses on at least 6 moodle installations , 4 Mahara ePortfolio platforms as I work for 2 schools, in teacher training and online training and am registered to lots of forums .... which I try to follow regularly... all this has been giving me precious insight in new ways of teaching and… Continue

Added by Sigi on April 5, 2009 at 8:44am — No Comments


The European Leonardo da Vinci project on ePortfolios MOSEP has come to the end of the testing phase and we are trying to get more people involved and would like to spread the word that all materials have been revised and are online:


Added by Sigi on July 24, 2008 at 6:00am — No Comments

Moodle und Web 2.0

Today I would like to draw your attention to an excellent Blog of my colleague Ulrike Montgomery who has collected and structured information and material for the use of web 2.0 and moodle for teaching. Here is her blog:

"Was ist Web2.0????

Die Verbindung Moodle+Web2.0 bietet zahlreiche Möglichkeiten für den Unterricht. Der Vorteil besteht darin, dass die Kursräume interessanter und optisch… Continue

Added by Sigi on May 8, 2008 at 1:14am — No Comments

Free rice -Play the vocabulary game and feed hungry children

About FreeRice

FreeRice is a sister site of the world poverty site,

FreeRice has two goals:

1. Provide English vocabulary to everyone for free.

2. Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free.

This is made possible by the sponsors who advertise on this… Continue

Added by Sigi on May 1, 2008 at 6:30am — No Comments

ePortfolios and PLTs

I would like to draw your attention on a google group John Pallister has started:

The purpose of this group is to encourage and promote thinking and discussion about ePortfolios and how they might support the development of Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

* Please post anything that you think will move the discusion forward.

* Please invite others into this group if you think they would contribute to, or take something from the…

Added by Sigi on April 20, 2008 at 10:45am — No Comments

Emerging sounds of the Bazaar - LIVE

On Saturday I had the opportunity of being invited as guest in Graham Attwell's show :

Sounds of the Bazaar LIVE!


April 14th, 2008 by Graham Attwell

We have been threatening this for a long time. But now, thanks to generous sponsorship from the JISC Emerge Bazaar project, Sounds of the Bazaar is… Continue

Added by Sigi on April 20, 2008 at 10:26am — No Comments

FRONTLINE: Growing up online

Here comes a series of excellent videos on the online life of young people - could be used in classroom to trigger discussion on thetopic and make students aware....
The second part is about these young people at school...:
A Revolution in Classrooms and Social Life

Added by Sigi on April 19, 2008 at 4:33pm — No Comments

21st Century Education

I recently came across a posting of Sheryl Nussbaum Beach who writes in her blog about the "9 Principles for Implementation: The Big Shift" .

She's writing about how change can be made possible and understands the fear of teachers facing this change:

"Screaming for Something Concrete to Hold on To

Yet, even knowing this is not "business as usual, but business as unusual" and…

Added by Sigi on April 19, 2008 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Pink Floyd - The Wall- Another brick in the wall...

Added by Sigi on April 6, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Working with ePortfolios

As there seem to be a lot of people out there in this community I have decided to start a blog on my experiences with EPortfolios. I have started to work on this topic when I was asked a year ago if I was interested to take part in a European Sokrates project on the implementation of ePortfolios in Baden-Württemberg.

Well, there weren't too many people with the necessary skills, experience and enthusiasm- so the job got stuck with me… Continue

Added by Sigi on April 6, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments


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