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Category: ICT

ICT & Learning. Prof Stephen Heppell

The place of ICT in the learning model Possibly my shortest post ever; video, well worth watching, Prof Stephen Heppell a wonderful ICT thinker 🙂   Thanks to sjheppell who’s YouTube […]

Creative CPD

I have never been a huge fan of CPD which (only) involved sitting listening to someone in a hall, alright sometimes it's the right call, but most of the time I'm thinking - if this was a lesson...

Twitter and the teacher…

Why should you as a teacher be engaging with Twitter? I would say…Because it can be a resource, an aide to your own learning, and an insight into the education […]

Franchise re-boot in your classroom!

Premiere!! September was the launch month, the world premiere of your film, sorry, I mean you scheme of work & lessons. But, in a way, it was the film premiere, […]

Glogster – The Poster is dead!!

What do you think of this poster? Looks interesting doesn’t it? Well, CLICK it! Go on, see what happens 🙂 Last staff training session I shared the amazing spinning zooming […]

Google Reader

Google reader Having mentioned Google Reader in a recent staff training session I am going to put a brief over view post here to help any interested parties out.  If […]

Creative lessons…

CPD is the start… Ever been sat in a whole school training session & had that thought “I know this, why am I being told this again?” or “What time […]

Engaging…

In the run up to a training session I am running soon, I am going to publish a number of short posts covering tools and ideas for engaging students using […]

Applied ICT – Publishing sources

Publishing! Beyond Publisher! I mentioned this recently to my students but thought as a brief post this was worth sharing. Publisher has been a staple of classroom ‘brochures and leaflets’ […]

Second BETT

Evaluate everything… Evaluations are such a huge part of teaching, we evaluate ourselves (to the extreme) we evaluate our lessons, our students, our departments, our year groups, our school, our […]

BETT Visit

BETT Show Blog post 1 Student voice in action @ BETT BETT, the aim of our trip was to take 11 of my best 6th form students to the biggest […]

Snow Day!

Country comes to a stand still, e-learning means the job doesn’t need to stop! (Is that good or bad thing?) It’s struck me today that the news is full of […]