Posted in August 2013

Evernote for Assessment

Evernote for Assessment

After reading a post on Simon Haughton’s Blog about using Evernote for Early Years Observations, I had the idea of using it to record assessments with my pupils. Background In my school, we have ‘formative comments’ books which are A4 lined, hardbacked books with a few pages per pupil that are used to record assessments, observations … Continue reading

TED Talks

TED Talks

I have been an avid watcher of TED Talks for  while now, there are some fantastic videos on the site which really do get you thinking. As a teacher, I tend to watch the educational ones, below are 4 of my favourite. I encourage anybody to visit the site and discover your favourites as well.

My Amazing PLN

My Amazing PLN

This is a post I have been wanting to write for a number of months, as I want to share the incredible influence Twitter has had on my teaching and my pupils learning. I know a lot of teachers that are still sceptical about Twitter and don’t understand how it can influence their teaching, I … Continue reading

iPad Apps List – Version 3.0

iPad Apps List – Version 3.0

v3.0 It’s been a while since I updated the apps on our iPads, the summer holidays being the perfect time to do so especially as we are getting more in soon. So here goes, I have stopped organising them into folders as my opinion has changed, you can’t categorise the apps by subject, so it’s … Continue reading

Review of the Year – Edmodo

Review of the Year – Edmodo

I first came across Edmodo this time last year, and thought this looks interesting lets have a look. I set my new class up and had a play around myself. Initial thoughts were, safe social networking for children – great, introduction to social networking – great. Didn’t really think of it much further than that. … Continue reading

Review of the Year – iPads

Review of the Year – iPads

It has been so long since writing here, mainly as the summer term became incredibly busy with the culmination of an Estyn inspection a month a go! When I finally broke up for the holidays, I promised myself I would write a number of posts looking back at the incredible journey I have been on … Continue reading