The Sheila MacNeill Daily

Secret Teacher: I wish I could stop taking out my work stress on my class

theguardian.com - “I’ve told you to sit down NOW!” “No, you cannot go to the toilet in the middle of maths!” “How dare you speak to me like that? Go to Mrs Shouts-A-Lot’s classroom this instant.” As I lie in bed, th...

English, maths and… digital literacy: the new essential skill in Welsh further education

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jisc.ac.uk - That’s all about to change in Wales. In a bold mandate by Welsh Government, Wales will be the first nation to take the momentous step in recognising how important it is for modern learners to be di...

Sources: YC Alums Club Together For Crystal Towers, A $100M VC Fund For Promising YC Startups

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techcrunch.com - Y Combinator has helped over 800 startups come to market that are today worth a collective $30 billion (and possibly even more very soon). Now it looks like a new VC is emerging out of it that will...

Startup Sues A Domain Name Owner To Grab A 16-Year-Old URL

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techcrunch.com - Jason Kneen is a programmer and happens to own about a hundred domain names picked up over a sixteen year period. One of those, workbetter.com, he purchased in 1999 and it has been available on his...

What happens to my late husband’s digital life now he’s gone

Shared by The Guardian

theguardian.com - nyctwigg: Ah, there you are; a Skype username you created while working in New York for a month. And here I am, trying to call someone yet absent-mindedly pulling up your profile. In the tiny squar...

Sheila MacNeill

Senior Lecturer in Blended Learning at Glasgow Caledonian University, I am interested in all aspects of the development and use of technology in education.

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