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Innovative and purposeful use of
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Come together, the #NRocks anthem

By | ICT | 3 Comments

In true David Cameron style, music will be accompanying this post: At the start of the classic Primal Scream song, “Come Together” we hear the lyrics: “This is a beautiful day It is a new day We are together, we are unified And all for the cause Because together we got…

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Share the love

By | CPD | 5 Comments

I think of myself as being really fortunate to have been blogging like I have for such a long time. I look back at the things I’ve done, the people I’ve worked with, the impact I’ve had and I feel really proud. When I first started out sharing like I…

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#PoundlandPedagogy of Apps

By | Free resource, iPad | 5 Comments

What is #PoundlandPedagogy? #PoundlandPedagogy has become a popular teaching and learning phenomenon.  The hashtag was originally created by the lovely Isabella Wallace and you can find lots of teaching and learning resources on Twitter using this hashtag. The idea is where teachers use everyday items that can be purchased from a…

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ADE special #AppShareLive episode 6

By | iPad | One Comment

Today I hosted alongside my new co-host Rachel Smith the sixth episode of #AppShareLive. Joining us were Apple Distinguished Educators from around the world who shared innovative, pedagogically driven tools for learning. My special thanks go to: Gitane Reveilleau John Hart Alex Johnson Jon Neale Nathan Ashman Chris Copeman ……

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Get a rocket up your CPD

By | ICT | One Comment

Continuing Professional Development (or Continuing Professional Self Development as Ian Gilbert discusses in his ‘Why Do I Need a Teacher When I’ve got Google?‘ book… CPD has changed its appearance. Not a sheep in wolf’s clothing. Not at all. But no longer is it about one of the senior leadership team…

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Why teachers should tweet

By | Twitter | 8 Comments

Originally written for @InnovateMySchl, and definitely not a new idea, but again I thought it was worth reiterating. With that in mind and with a bit of an update, here’s my post on why I think teachers should tweet… That’s right – I’m that teacher in your staffroom talking about…

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VR Lessons on iPad

By | iPad apps | One Comment

One of my favourite apps for learning is ThingLink. I’ve blogged about it a number of times. With an iPad and Android app plus the ability to use it in browser too, it meets one of my requirements for a great app for learning: It’s super simple to use It…

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Empathy in school leadership

By | Leadership | No Comments

Originally written for the Show My Homework blog, this post examines the different ways you can show empathy as a school leader. I hope you find it on point and useful. Empathy: (noun) the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. Life can be pretty sucky. It’s true….

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Pedagogy first…

By | T & L | 8 Comments

Michael Fullan is credited with the phrase, “Pedagogy is the driver, technology is the accelerator”. He’s right on the money as far as I’m concerned. Following a recent TeachMeet presentation at Tom Sherrington’s school in London, I was inspired by a presentation by Oliver Caviglioli in which he talked about a…

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