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Tag: ICT

Raspberry Pi is here

Box set of technology arrived at school today for my new programming club! Including Raspberries, cameras, and the wonderful book ‘Adventures in Raspberry Pi‘ by Carrie Anne Philbin. It’s a […]

Raising Achievement

I read this somewhere, an Academy school showcasing one of its initiatives which it felt had greatly contributed to the rise in achievement at GCSE. I’ve created the idea in […]

AFL with Google Docs

Through my relationship with the Cambridge University SUPER project I had some lovely visitors in my lesson today. The class I had are my Google Docs test subjects (they do […]

Alan Turing

I now live not too far from Blechely Park, and when I first moved here it was one of the places I made a point to visit. But not because […]

Flipping out !!

I love teaching 6th form, some of my best lessons (from my POV and Ofsted’s) have been with 6th form students. I can’t always explain why, but if you get […]

YouTube Teaching Ideas

A very short ‘sign post’ post today. In my undending search for online resoueces to support BTEC L2/3 IT i discovered these excellent resources and teaching ideas for subject teachers! […]

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, […]

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 […]