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

 

ICT Evangelist

Because learning with technology is too expensive and important to leave to chance

 

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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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Hong Kong Learning

By | CPD

International travel is something that I really love. As a child my parents weren’t really into it and it wasn’t until I went on the French exchange as a teenager I got my first experience of travelling abroad. Jump forwards a few years to the work I am doing now…

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Growth mindset for students…

By | Learning

I recently saw Robert MacMillan (@robfmac) tweet about Growth Mindsets and a resource he had typed up and shared in different formats: #growthmindset Download ithttp://t.co/ZOVphz6FRR (word)http://t.co/Dtt2N4YRvd (pdf)http://t.co/ZIgWzIvb2E (pages) pic.twitter.com/JOPmHdWlcx — RobertMacmillan (@robfmac) May 31, 2015   One of the great features of Paper is the ‘Mix’ sharing ecosystem that it…

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The best CPD in the world #ADE2016

By | ADE | One Comment

The last week in July is always a special one for me. It’s the week that we normally see the Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) Institutes taking place around the globe.  Traditionally the Institutes work on a two year rotation. One year there will be a new intake of ADE’s (that…

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