Low access, high challenge

By | T & L | 4 Comments

The thing is, in education, for both students and teachers, using technology can be quite a complicated thing. Evangelists (where has that term come from?) can go on about the amazing features of devices and how you can create amazing things with them. Yes, you can… but actually – is…

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There IS pedagogy in England!

By | Nurture | 3 Comments

With this new academic year looming ever closer, I’ve been thinking about what it must like to be an NQT starting your teaching career in the current edu-political climate in the UK. Certainly, I don’t think there has ever actually been a better time to be a teacher. In my…

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Teachers as designers

By | PBL | 5 Comments

I’ve been working on developing myself in terms of my practice my whole career however I don’t often blog about my learning journey. This blog has most often been about sharing ideas, hints, tips, so forth and so on, in relation to technology and its use to impact upon learning….

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What makes a TeachMeet tick?

By | CPD, TeachMeets | One Comment

Image licensed from Simpologist: http://www.flickr.com/photos/simpologist/246824847/sizes/z/in/photostream/ “TeachMeet at Clevedon works because people believe in it” That was the recent reflection on TeachMeet Clevedon by Jen Ludd on her blog here which in many ways has prompted me to write this post. Not a rebuttal, but a celebration of TeachMeets, TeachMeet culture, where…

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Digital Pedagogy @ #WEICT13 Conference

By | iPad | 2 Comments

  As always I was very pleased to have been asked to speak at the (#WEICT13) West of England ICT conference. The list of keynote speakers was amazing with Lord Knight, the inimitable Russell Prue and the brilliant Dawn Hallybone who opened the event in such style. The workshop I gave talked…

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