Tag: Wordpress

  • Groundling goes mobile with the sexiest plugin on earth

    If you’re a regular here, then you’ll know that Groundling loves software, apps, services, and devices that are well designed, and which optimise productivity and simplify communications.  If you use a Word Press blog, then you are going to love a really clever plugin which I’ve just installed on a couple of my blogs today.…

  • Spring cleaning your blog: a few tips

    Yes folks, if you live in the southern hemisphere, the days are getting longer, the birds are hard at it, and it’s time for spring cleaning. Perhaps your blog could do with a tidy out and a freshening up? Here are a few ideas to get you going. Are you running your blog platform’s latest…

  • 3 Simply Elegant Tools: redux

    A year ago I wrote about a few tools I was then using to make blogging simpler. I’ve updated the original post 3 Simple Elegant Tools because in that year I’ve added a few more clever apps to my digital toolbox and tossed others. It’s probably also not a bad idea to revisit and revise…

  • Now we are 2

    Image by Dramagirl via Flickr December 11th marked Spinning a Learning Web‘s second birthday.  I’d used blogs before I created this one, but they were learning tools and marketing devices to publicise an event that I was working on … as such, they were time-limited and topic-focussed. What I found I wanted was something more…

  • Class Blogging: getting started

    This is a comment ‘upgraded’ to a post. The original was in response to an inquiry from a colleague in the US. She asked for some tips on using a class blog. My response got long, and by the end I thought it probably could do with a dust-off and a reshaping into a stand-alone…

  • My e-learning report card

    It’s that time of year when assessment, exams and reporting on student progress take precedence over more mundane matters. I thought I’d take the time out to check through my own progress and outcomes in the use of e-learning materials this semester. Apologies in advance, as it’s a biggish post, and I had thought about…