Retezat Mountains in the Carpathians

Retezat Mountains in the Carpathians
Retezat Mountains landscape (taken by my daughter Laura and my husband Victor)

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Creating e-books

This site generates books - cover and content, which can be made public.

Create the best readers by publishing with ebooks

I can  use it:
-  to summarize text and then embed it into the class blog for further reading.
- for students to create their own books on: My work experience. Where would you want to work and why? (take photos of place, activities) and write about them.

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Week 2 of Digital tools in the classroom - writing

PicLits - a free site - ss sign up
You pick up a photo and choosing Free style you write your story.

PicLit from
See the full PicLit at

Creative Writing prompts: writing prompts and creative writing ideas are used to create stories, poems and other creative pieces at:
eg: List things you can do in 3 minutes
Write about a habit you find hard to break.

OhLife - monitors states and feelings during a certain moment and stores them for future consideration. It functions via e-mail.

Here is my first trial at ZOOBURST (a book with just one page!) which creates 3D books

Here is the link:

Letterpop at would be the perfect tool for my business students: newsletters, product presentations, home-based business, but unfortunately it does not have a basic free version.

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

My EVO courses 2012 - Digital tools with a purpose in the classroom

Following last year's successful Digital storytelling, I have decided to enrol in Carla Arena's session of 2012 EVO.

This is one of the tasks in Week one: introducing ourselves.
I chose the Voki avatar and then I learnt to create my personal page with about me

All the tasks are available at: