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June 2013


What makes a TeachMeet tick?

By | CPD, TeachMeets | One Comment

Image licensed from Simpologist: “TeachMeet at Clevedon works because people believe in it” That was the recent reflection on TeachMeet Clevedon by Jen Ludd on her blog here which in many ways has prompted me to write this post. Not a rebuttal, but a celebration of TeachMeets, TeachMeet culture, where…

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Digital Pedagogy @ #WEICT13 Conference

By | iPad | 2 Comments

  As always I was very pleased to have been asked to speak at the (#WEICT13) West of England ICT conference. The list of keynote speakers was amazing with Lord Knight, the inimitable Russell Prue and the brilliant Dawn Hallybone who opened the event in such style. The workshop I gave talked…

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iPads in Primary Lessons

By | iPad | 10 Comments

iPads in Primary Lessons – A guest post by Rebecca Stacey Before we begin it’s worth bearing in mind that at no point have I ever recommended that a lesson be planned purely teaching how to use an iPad, or indeed teaching how to use an an app. The iPad…

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Spout for iOS

By | iPad | 4 Comments

Thanks to @joedale, he put me on to Spout for iOS last week and I love it. An innovative way to view all of your social media. A great way of following trends and hashtags. You can also insert your own keywords from lesson and animate and move them round…

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Infographics made, easier

By | ICT, Infographics | 7 Comments

Infographics made, easier? Well – as you know I’m a big fan of representing information beautifully. It makes what you’re trying to explain easier to understand rather than looking at a massive bank of numbers. Representing data in this way, truly is turning it in to information – something ICT…

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iPad workflows

By | iPad | 11 Comments

iPad workflows are really important to learning. Student work doesn’t often happen within just the one App. We need to be able to connect the work created in one App to enable us to develop it further within another.  Last night I met up with @joedale and we had a…

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