One Day Digital with Nesta

It was One Day Digital at Glasgow University on Saturday. Organised by Nesta UK I was invited to provide a workshop to enable Primary Teachers some basic understanding on how they might use iPads for creative projects in their classrooms. I set the scene here. My approach was a combination of showcasing projects I have … Continue reading One Day Digital with Nesta

Volvo not included – getting creative with iPad

This Saturday at Glasgow University I’m hosting a Digital Media class using iPads at Nesta’s One Day Digital event for primary school teachers. The focus will, quite honestly, be my eleven year old self’s wish list of school holiday activities… film-making and editing, animation, audio recording, image manipulation and sharing them. To do all of … Continue reading Volvo not included – getting creative with iPad

Digital Imaging on iPad (via AudioBoo)

The images above are on display at Perth Museum and Art Gallery. From left to right, the second, fourth and fifth displays were completed as part of an iPad workshop I led in November 2012 and are exhibited until the end of March. This week some of the young people who took part in the project, … Continue reading Digital Imaging on iPad (via AudioBoo)

iPad – therefore iLearn

Over the past 18 months I have had many opportunities to use the iPad as a learning tool and information on Playful Communications: learning and training services can be found here. As a combination of camera, audio recorder, note-pad and presentation tool I initially thought it would be useful to me but more and more … Continue reading iPad – therefore iLearn

InstaGramps

Instagram launched in October 2010. Monday past (14 May 2012) marked my first year with the app! That makes me a Grandad in Instagram years surely? User 3,911,665 to be exact... and I was reminded of this that I wrote 5 or 6 weeks into using it last June... What I'm doing here is list a bunch of … Continue reading InstaGramps

Instagram : Instagram/Facebook

The uneasy alliance! According to Mark Zuckerberg, turning down $15Billion from Microsoft (to buy Facebook) wasn't that tough a decision. Turning down the $1Billion from Yahoo three years earlier was the real toughie! Who could blame Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, let alone begrudge them, the offer of $1Billion for their company Instagram (from Facebook last … Continue reading Instagram : Instagram/Facebook