Monday, 8 October 2007

Blogging History

If you are wondering about how to use blogs in school have a look at this real time blog to see how blogging can be used to bring history alive.
In 1917, surrounded by the horror of the trenches, British soldier William Henry Bonsor Lamin wrote regularly to the wife and young son he had left behind. His letters are now the subject of a remarkable blog. They're being posted in real time - on the very days that they were written - but exactly ninety years later. In effect, it puts the reader in the same position as the family waiting at home - hoping for the next letter, or preparing themselves for the worst. At this stage, there is no way of knowing if Harry, as his family called him, survives the war or dies in battle. We heard from his grandson turned blogger, Bill Lamin. You can follow the tale, as it unfolds,

Introduction to Digital Media using Apple technology

A two day course will be held at the AMMA Centre in Armagh on 31st October and 1st November this year. The programme will provide an introduction to digital media including such applications as iPhoto, Comic Life, iMovie,iDVD and Garageband. The course will be carried out in a relaxed and friendly environment so that newcomers to creative digital media will not feel intimidated.

This training event is a two day residential and applicants are asked to pay a booking fee of £25 - all other expenses will be covered.
For further information call 028 3751 2920 or email