Charles Williams School Blog Tutorials

Charles Williams School Blog Tutorials

Below are the first 2 in a series of video tutorials that show you how to update your year group blog. I will be delivering some training in the next few weeks but thought these would get you started and help if you forget anything. Video Tutorial 1 – Adding a post to your blog … Continue reading

Digital Leaders So Far…

Digital Leaders So Far…

Having recently changed schools, one of the first tasks I started was to recruit Digital Leaders. The school I’m in now offers a fantastic opportunity to develop technology for learning and move the school into the 21st century. I effectively have a blank canvas to work with. So Digital Leaders are going to be vital … Continue reading

Thankyou

This post is a bit different, I have shared and written about a lot of different things on this blog, it has turned from a personal blog into my online presence as an educator and leader. This week sees the start of the next exciting chapter in my career with a move to Charles Williams Church … Continue reading

Evernote – Recording Oracy

Evernote – Recording Oracy

I originally posted about Evernote a few months ago, since then my own use of this as an assessment tool has taken off along with its use in school. I showcased what I was doing at the e-learning training day I ran a month ago and lots of the other teachers present saw the potential … Continue reading

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

Using Edmodo in class/school

Using Edmodo in class/school

I’ve already written about using Edmodo in my class and how successful it’s been. This post is merely a collection of documents, videos and presentations that are aimed to support teachers just starting out using Edmodo in their classroom (as we are doing in my school, rolling it out to all 8 KS2 classes). Yes, … 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