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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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Why you should be a tweeting school

By | ICT | 9 Comments

Twitter is not just for the teacher, or even the school department. Schools can gain lots from having their own whole school account. There are many ways in which you can use it too. From reporting on whole school issues, passing out messages about snow days and much more, there…

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Watch #AppShareLive EP5 LIVE here at 10am BST

By | ICT | One Comment

Morning and welcome. Taking part in the episode alongside me will be: Rachel Smith @lancslassrach Kyle Calderwood @KCalderw Sam McKavanagh @MrMcKavanaghRE Steve Bambury @Steve_Bambury Pamela Algie @Pamelamela Ali Carr @mrcarr84 You can watch #AppShareLive episode 5 live today by clicking the link below. The episode starts at 10am BST

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Adobe Post for stunning visuals

By | ICT | 2 Comments

I have to say, I really do love Adobe apps on my iPad and iPhone. One recent addition to their toolkit as mentioned in my post here ‘Social images create social engagement‘ is the fab little app, Adobe Post. Video source: https://post.adobe.com/ The app can be used in lots of different…

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All that glitters is not gold

By | ICT | 2 Comments

You know how it happens, you go on Twitter or you go to a Teachmeet; you get a new app or a new pedagogical idea for the classroom. You hear about or read a great blog post about a new pedagogical technique and know they would work a treat. You LOVE…

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