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e-Learning Inset Day

Edmodo Training Session Watch the following video, using either pen and paper or an app on the iPad, make notes of what is happens on each of the nine days. Now using Strip Designer retell the story of Queen Mary Once complete save your work to the camera roll and submit it on Edmodo.   … Continue reading

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

SAMR – Framework for using technology in education

When starting on the journey of using technology in education, I felt it very important at an early stage to identify how to support the other staff in the school so everyone can move forward. This framework from Dr. Ruben Puentedura aims to enable teachers to design, develop and integrate digital learning experiences that utilise … Continue reading

Coming soon…

This weekend I am starting a new series of blog entries. In school we are about to launch our new on-line presence using blogs for each group. They have been setup and rather than provide the traditional style of training I am creating a series of screencasts going through different aspects of blogging. That way … Continue reading