Nik’s Learning Technology Blog

So this is my class set up of choice and they are the main element components. 2. A Laptop – My preference is perfect for a MacBook here, but I can understand why some individuals find that luxurious and do not feel they are worth the excess financial outlay. 4. Reflector app – That is a key application that you download onto your laptop.

It then allows you to project your iPad screen onto your computer (and so through the data projector) as it wirelessly receives signals from the iPad’s Airplay function. For those who aren’t acquainted with Airplay, it’s an Apple function which allows one to use the cellular to project audio and eyesight from an iPhone, iPad, iTouch etc have to Apple TV.

For me this enables the best of both worlds. I can use the laptop for any software that’s indigenous to the computer world and very quickly and wirelessly change to the mobile environment of the iPad. This set up is portable so you can use it in any room with a data projector and computer, as as the Reflector app is installed long.

Controlling the projection display screen from the iPad means that you can maneuver around the course and control it from wherever you are. You can store all of your materials on your iPad and use it to do all your preparation / marking etc at home. You don’t need to fiddle with replace or try to find those dreadful IWB pens. The … Read more

A Reverie And LOTS Of Laundry

We’re a little bit of crazy within the Eddy house. I believe we like it active or something, although Hubs often reminds me he does not, in fact, like it busy. Yep. You heard that right. Hubs lives with 1 hen and 3 chicks already, so why not put in a half dozen more? Our babies are hatching next weekend, shipping, and delivery on Monday and arriving via Priority Mail in the middle of next week.

We didn’t do intensive breed research but if you understand me, you understand I’ve expensive taste, therefore I wanted unique parrots. We purchased two pullets each of Dutch Welsummers, French Golden Cuckoo Marans, and Blue Ameracaunas. Coming direct from My Pet Chicken a good reference for those who just want a small flock in their backyards, like us! My only goal at the start is to keep them alive! Lofty Really, I know, but evidently chicks are fairly dumb and prone to drowning themselves in their drinking-water meals and stuff like that.

So, if we get these little babies alive delivered from our primitive brooder to Hub’s aweseomely-designed-but-yet-to-be-built-coop, we’ve been successful! Then, the day sum, if I’m making an omlette with one of these beauties I’ll be even more ecstatic! Secretly, or maybe not secretly, I think Hubs desires this will turn me into some knitting pioneer woman.

Unlikely. I’m in it for the eggs! For the present time, forget decorating our new abode, we’re creating a rooster house! I’ll make an effort to … Read more