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Positively Powerful Impact

By | iPad apps | One Comment

I read an article this week about tracking behaviour in school. I think that tracking pupil behaviour is a good thing. Attitudes towards learning have a massive impact upon how much learning actually takes place. Different schools have different approaches and that’s fine, you don’t have to do it digitally…

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Explain Everything comes to Chromebooks

By | Chrome | 5 Comments

Popular App and recent winner in an Apple Distinguished Educator poll, Explain Everything has added to its available platforms a Chrome app which works well in the Chrome environment. As you’ll see from the screenshot below it won’t work on other devices running Chrome, only on the Chromebook. I’ve used…

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Reflections on #NRocks

By | Conferences | One Comment

The amount of planning that goes in to an event such as the phenomenal Northern Rocks that took place yesterday in Leeds is huge. Having organised a few myself I know what it takes, a dedicated and hard-working team of people. The fact that Debra contacted me back in September 2014…

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I worry about teachers who blog

By | Education | 22 Comments

I worry for a number of reasons. Why I worry Teachers blog and don’t think about their audience and say things that show poor judgement. Teachers blog and use images that aren’t licensed for reuse and think it’s ok because they’ve used ‘Google Images’. Teachers blog and use images which aren’t…

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Do superheroes cry?

By | Leadership | 11 Comments

I had to tell my son off this morning. He’d been a bit naughty. He’d been put on the naughty step and sat there in his Spiderman costume, crying his eyes out. He’d been a bit naughty sure, but certainly not enough to warrant the floods of tears that streamed down…

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