Monthly Archives: April 2012

Radiowaves App released

Radiowaves has released an innovative app which is in the Apple app store now.
It is for use by schools, teachers and pupils to create and safely share content from mobile devices.

Pupils of all ages can upload video, audio, blogs and images, post comments and take part in competitions instantly from an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. Specially designed teacher tools allow educators to quickly take creative learning outside the classroom and easily manage their student’s social media work anywhere.  The app – called MakeWaves – can be freely downloaded from the Apple app store now.
Whilst anyone can view content, for security reasons a Radiowaves account is required for users to post content. Optional teacher tools can be purchased from within the app. An Android version will also be available in the Google Play store soon.

Download the app at or search for MAKEWAVES in the app store.

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Bridgeman Art library App

Browse images on-the-move with The Bridgeman Art Library App for the iPhone!
• Download FREE from the App store
• Create and save slideshows, view images and their full metadata
• Available to all subscribers and trial users; simply download and then log-in with your username and password
• Register here to sign up for a trial account or contact us

What is Bridgeman Education? Bridgeman Education is the online digital image resource of The Bridgeman Art Library, with over 390,000 images copyright cleared for educational use.

Who is Bridgeman Education for? All those in Education including schools, colleges, universities and libraries as well as individual students, teachers and academics

What’s in the archive? The cross-curricular archive spans the visual culture of every time period and art movement from prehistory to present day and is suitable for subjects across the Arts, Sciences and Humanities
Register now at for a free trial or email for more information

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Some interesting thoughts on social networking

I posted this late last term, but it is so good I have reposted it so that none of our newer followers miss it.

As we expect more from technology, do we expect less from each other? Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication — and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have.

Click here to discover  how Sherry Turkle considers technology is shaping our modern relationships: with others, with ourselves, with it.


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Some interesting thoughts on social networking

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