Teacher confidence in using technology

Published on September 8th, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

Teacher confidence in using technology is often a problem for schools that are pushing for colleagues to use technology to enhance learning within their educational establishment. Ensuring that teachers are confident when coming to use technology ... Read More



Learning for me

Published on September 7th, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

This is why I do what I do and I aim to be better at it… There has never been a greater time to learn about how to be a better teacher, share resources and reflect ... Read More


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Oh man…..

Published on August 29th, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

Oh man…. A pun I know but what a time I’ve had. I’ve been completely overwhelmed by my trip this week and so when people have been asking me how my trip went, I really do ... Read More



Technology to support creative writing

Published on August 24th, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

Technology can be used to support any subject and technology to support creative writing is one such area. Here are some of my favourite but often overlooked sites and tools as well as some staples for ... Read More



Kanex ATV Pro

Published on August 22nd, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

I don’t really do reviews as the body of evidence of posts on my blog will testify but I wanted to talk briefly about a piece of kit I’ve just got which I felt was essential ... Read More



What I wish I knew then…

Published on August 17th, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

With there being lots of discussion about NQT’s and students starting their PGCE courses, I thought I’d share a few things that I know now that I wish I had known when I first started teaching ... Read More

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Math brain power with ‘Quick Math’

Published on August 3rd, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

I’ve always been a big fan of the Nintendo DS App “Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training”. In particular, the Math element of the game I found to be really good at getting my brain more responsive in ... Read More



#ADESpreak Episode 3

Published on August 1st, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

With NINE ADEs in the session yesterday, here’s our podcast from Spreaker for our third #ADESpreak. Mark Anderson @ICTEvangelist Nick Davies @TESSEnglish1 Nick Dempster @linakerict Gavin Smart @gavinsmart Wolfgang Soeldner @wsoeldner Mat Pullen @mat6453 Evelyn O’Connor ... Read More



New connections – #ADE2013

Published on July 31st, 2013 | by Mark Anderson

Where do I start? I guess I should have started last night by doing a reflection of the first full day here at the ADE Institute, taking place here in Ireland. Our first day started with ... Read More

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