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Work with teachers.
Work with children.
Impact the whole school.

 

Pedagogy first

Innovative and purposeful use of
technology linked to pedagogy,
at the heart of everything I do.

 

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Because learning with technology is too expensive to leave to chance

 

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A little respect

By | Social Media

How do you interact on Twitter and other social media?   I have said for a long time that Twitter is the best teacher staffroom in the world. Why? I say this because the people frequenting Twitter are those that are seeking out resources, networking opportunities, looking to help other…

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#EdTech life hacks to make your job easier

By | EdTech

Technology can help so much both in terms of learning and teaching. In my recent presentation for #TMEastLondon I shared a bunch of time-saving and simple tools, ideas and techniques that you can use in and out of the classroom to make your life easier. Watch the short video below…

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App Autonomy

By | Learning

As you may have noticed via my social media I recently did the opening keynote on the teacher day and the same on the leadership day at the JESS Digital Innovation Summit in Dubai. Whilst there I met one of their teachers, Tom Edge who presented and shared a great…

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Be the (#edtech) change

By | EdTech

Mahatma Ghandi needs no introduction. Something he is famously quoted as having said is; “Be the change you wish to see in the world”. As it goes: “there is no reliable documentary evidence for the quotation. The closest verifiable remark we have from Gandhi is this: “If we could change…

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On social leadership

By | Social Media

One of the key roles of a teacher is to act as role models for the young people in the classes within which they teach. I’m a firm believer in working with colleagues the same way as you would with children. I don’t mean that you treat adults as if they’re…

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We have a choice when it comes to #edtech

By | EdTech

I love technology, it has to be said – why else would I have a Twitter handle like @ICTEvangelist. However geeky I am about technology though, I’m even more geeky about teaching and learning. We read (or at least it seems) on an all too regular basis about how using…

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Meet and greet

By | Positivity

I taught a lesson today. Ok, so it was somewhat artificial. I was working for Apple at their national RTC (regional training centre) conference at the Belfry near Birmingham. One of my sessions there over the two days was looking at a new App they have called Apple Classroom. It really…

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Pokemon What?!

By | Learning

I’ve just been catching up with my timeline following some recent conversations around using Pokemon Go as a tool to engage learners in the classroom. It first hit my attention when I received an email yesterday that Debra Kidd had written about it and then a short while later I…

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Stop! Don’t press send!

By | Leadership

Email is great. I love it. Such a quick, efficient and immediate means of communication. Many of us use it and for good reason. Whenever I have a corridor conversation with a colleague I always make sure that I follow it up with an immediate email to summarise the conversation…

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An Apple for the teacher?

By | ADE

Are you a school or educator using Apple technologies?   Chances are that if you are a school or educator with iPads or other Apple technology, you’ll want some decent opportunities for CPD. If you’re in this position then Apple have come up with something I’m confident you’ll be interested…

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Growth mindset for teachers

By | CPD

Originally posted on educationevangelist.com; as I move these things together onto ICT Evangelist, and given the popularity of the sketchnote I made about Growth Mindset for Students, I thought I’d migrate this post over today. Reflecting back on the ideas here, perhaps these are some things that you could think…

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