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Five simple ways to use edtech to support oracy in the classroom

By Blogs, Cognitive Science, Collaboration, Digital Strategy, Learning, Literacy, Oracy No Comments

Speaking and listening is the cornerstone of any classroom (and if not, why not?!) but how can technology help with oracy? Activities such as role-play, debate, discussion, and dialogue are all great ways to promote oracy in the classroom but how can technology help? Well, you’ll be pleased to learn…

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Six healthy social media habits for students (and teachers too!)

By Education, esafety, Learning, Resources, Social Media, Work with me No Comments

Your students probably already have accounts on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat and so on, but for those starting on their social media journey and keen to make an impact, there’s a lot to learn and remember as they navigate this new, exciting, connected world. Recently, I’ve been working with…

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Lots going on to share at ICT Evangelist

By CPD, Distance Learning, Food for thought, Learning, Learning, Positivity, Remote Learning, Social Media, Twitter 3 Comments

Sometimes, just changing how you do things can really help you move forward. You’ll have no doubt noticed that I haven’t posted a blog for ages. And you know what? It wasn’t just me being lazy, honest! I’ve actually been working on writing my new book, which I’m already excited…

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Five ideas, approaches and attitudes to help you with #edtech in 2021

By CPD, EdTech, Leadership, Learning, Learning, Online Learning, Remote Learning, Work with me No Comments

It’s that time of the year to be reflective and to think ahead and make plans. Reflecting back on 2020, one of the few silver linings, as noted by many, was the huge inroads into the progress made by the teaching profession in improving both their confidence and competence in…

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How has #Education and #EdTech evolved during the Covid-19 crisis?

By Distance Learning, EdTech, Education, Ethics, Food for thought, Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Online Learning, Remote Learning, Thought Leadership No Comments

There’s no getting away from what a difficult year it has been for everyone the world over. With Collins Dictionary making their word of the year ‘lockdown’ it is a clear sign of the times. Whilst other words such as ‘’Rona’ or ‘unprecedented’ or ‘the Vid’ might have also been…

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