Re: Big Tech & Digital literacy
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by john
3d ago
I just saw What is Digital Literacy? A guest blog from Andy McLaughlin, University of Aberdeen – DigiLearn and a pointer to the discussion on LinkedIn. But what do we do there – if we go open source or other methods are we giving our young people the skills to enter the workplace . Ian Gibson Ian and John, I’d love to hear your take on the idea that Big Tech’s “efficiency agenda” has been the biggest hindrance to digital skill development. Andy McLaughlin There is a lot of interesting ideas popping up in the conversation. I joined in, although I don’t really have a clear idea as to where I s ..read more
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by john
3d ago
Bookmarked BBC World Service – The Documentary Podcast, Assignment: Ireland’s phone-free town. warning parents that although they think they are giving their children access to the internet, they are really giving the internet access to their children. I’ve not listened to this yet but this jumped out at me ..read more
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Silent Sunday
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by NomadWarMachine
1w ago
“Pied Wagtail” flickr photo by NomadWarMachine shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license ..read more
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History
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by goodenoughmum
1w ago
History Allegedly Well behaved women seldom make History. I behave very well and have not, indeed Yet Made it. But If I have to lie to make the headlines Then I won’t behave badly. If I have to shut my mouth Rather than speak In well considered, well judged words A truth that must be spoken To those who need to hear Then I won’t behave badly. If I have to feign being political In the name of someone else’s Politics Then I won’t behave badly. Allegedly Well behaved women seldom make History. I behave very well and have not, indeed Yet Made it. Unless, of course, I have In stories not reported I ..read more
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Shout but don’t burn out.
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by goodenoughmum
1w ago
I can’t I can’t I can’t I won’t I won’t I won’t I won’t I don’t I don’t know what I’m doing here I only know the pain and fear I fear I fear I fear I will I will I will I will Be ill Be ill and feel my flame burn out And so I raise my voice and shout I shout I shout I shout I can I can I can I can Live on Live on have fun and turn things round And so I carry on. For you For you For you And me For me For me I can ..read more
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Micro:bit fun and a bug
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by john
1w ago
I just found this post in my drafts, last edit September 2023, the bug mentioned is still there and I think it is worth remembering the creativity shown by my class. For the past couple of weeks, we have been working on a micro:bit project in class. One of the interesting aspects of working with a diverse group is the need to introduce new ideas and topics to the class, especially when some students already have experience in the area. This year, my class is Primary 5, 6, and 7. The Primary 7s have already had some exposure to micro:bit and other block coding environments. I decided to focus ..read more
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Image Accessibility Creator · Streamlit
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by john
1w ago
Image Accessibility Creator · Streamlit Impressive ai generated descriptions and alt text from images. I found adding even a one word helped. Via Doug Belshaw: How to easily generate image descriptions and alt text | Thought Shrapnel After taking a screenshot I fed it back to the webpage (too tempting) and got: Image Description: A screenshot of a webpage with the header “asuo-ai-labs.streamlit.app” shown in the top center. The screen is divided into two main sections. On the left, under the heading “Image and Details,” there is a section for uploading an image. A placeholder box labeled ..read more
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New toolkit for neurodivergent pupils
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by Robert Doyle
1w ago
A new toolkit for school staff called NEST has been created to help neurodivergent secondary school pupils. The post New toolkit for neurodivergent pupils appeared first on Reach ..read more
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Silent Sunday
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by NomadWarMachine
1w ago
“152 Glasgow Warriors at the Three Craws” flickr photo by NomadWarMachine shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license ..read more
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Silent Sunday
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by NomadWarMachine
1w ago
“145 Yes” flickr photo by NomadWarMachine shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license ..read more
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