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A little respect

By | Social Media

How do you interact on Twitter and other social media?   I have said for a long time that Twitter is the best teacher staffroom in the world. Why? I say this because the people frequenting Twitter are those that are seeking out resources, networking opportunities, looking to help other…

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On social leadership

By | Social Media

One of the key roles of a teacher is to act as role models for the young people in the classes within which they teach. I’m a firm believer in working with colleagues the same way as you would with children. I don’t mean that you treat adults as if they’re…

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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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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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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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