Category Archives: Tools

Historius – social bookmarking ++

I just read about Historius – a social bookmarking tool – on The Next Web – and thought I would pass on the link.  Not ANOTHER social bookmarking tool, you are probably thinking!  But the Historius website explains more: "Do you bookmark most interesting sites and articles? If not, is it because bookmarking a lot […]


LimeSurvey is an open source survey application – and this year appearing on the emerging Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010 list. LimeSurvey allows users to quickly create intuitive, powerful, online question-and-answer surveys that can work for tens to thousands of participants without much effort. The LiveSurvey Manual is focused on " how to install […]

ipadio – phonecast live to the web from any phone

Now with over 200 contributions, the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2010 list is beginning to take shape, although I hope many more people will want to contribute to help build it further. One tool that has recently popped onto the list is ipadio.   Gordon Wells, a language teacher and developer,  who nominated it for […]

Mobl21 – for educational mobility

What is Mobl21? "Mobl21 is an easy to use and cost effective platform to deliver educational mobility. Mobl21 is accessible enough for individual teachers and students to adopt, and scalable enough for institutional and enterprise adoption. The unique pedagogy of Mobl21 helps create learning assets that compliment your formal courses, extending the learning opportunity beyond […]

Livebinders – organise your resources in binders

Thanks to all those who have contributed their Top 10 Tools for Learning.  The emerging list of Top 100 Tools is looking very interesting with a number of new tools on it.  One of the  tools that is new on the list this year – and was new to me too -  is LiveBinders: "LiveBinders […]

HootCourse and CloudCourse

Two interesting new items I came across today – they actually each deserve a posting on separate days, but I already have another one scheduled for tomorrow, so am going to put them into one posting here. First, HootCourse.  I came across this in a comment on one of my postings on the C4LPT Facebook […]

Idea Paint – Paint yourself a collaborative space

Yesterday, I wrote a posting on how Stanford was creating a physical collaboration and creativity space.  I saw one tweet that suggested that being surrounded by whiteboards or chalkboards was not ideal.  So what is the solution?  Write on the wall! Of course, you'll need special paint, and that's exactly what Idea Paint provides […]


Recently I and some of my colleagues have found that our postings are being copied wholesale by other bloggers and re-posted without any attribution to the original author. Jay Cross blogged his thoughts about this practice in his posting Do the right thing, don't steal. Unfortunately modern-day blogging platforms make it all too easy to […]