Archive for November, 2009

Nov 30 2009

Would you call yourself an Innovative Teacher?

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Keep an eye out on Tuesday for a feed on twitter #ITF09. This is the feed from Microsoft’s UK Innovative Teachers Forum in Birmingham. It will have many innovative teachers locked in a room twittering and bickering about the latest things in education. You can see what is going on by reading the official blog […]

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Nov 28 2009

Is your classroom mobile phone free?

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This once again appears to be a rising topical issue. I read a really interesting arcticle in the TES this week called Friend of Foe? Talking to a few people in education about the use of mobile phones in the classroom. Click on the link to read: http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6028637&navcode=94 It has also been quite a big […]

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Nov 27 2009

Javier talks about saving the rainforest

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On Friday the 4th of December Javier Dril Bustamente will visit the students and teachers at Saltash.net Community School in Cornwall. It is part of his visit to Europe where he will answers questions from MP’s in London and then talk at the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. You can hear him talk live via […]

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Nov 25 2009

Pisco Sours, Ponchos & Panpipes but no broadband or wireless

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As teachers at the so called ‘chalk face’ or these days the ‘smart board’ we continually strive to prepare our students with the knowledge, skills, attributes and life experiences that will make them effective life-long learners in the 21st century. But what if you have no technology as such, no wireless or broadband, what if […]

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Nov 25 2009

The Edublog Awards 2009

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This is just a short post as I feel duty bound on behalf of teachers and students around the world to make a recommendation for the 2009 Edublogs awards. As you may know if you read my blog, I am relatively a blogging virgin (ok I am still trying to hold on to this!) I […]

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Nov 05 2009

This is a really boring post so don’t read it!

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E-Technologies – Curriculum developments with QCDA Actually it isn’t that boring! zzzzzzzzzzzz So I headed off to the train station before 6am to begin my 9 hour return journey to attend a meeting with the QCDA, as I tucked into my home made Sausage sarnie with HP sauce (ketchup is a no no) I pondered […]

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Nov 01 2009

Voxopop sounds like a new game for the Xbox

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Well it isn’t a new game for the xbox it is a simple, free web 2.0 way of sharing ideas by recording your own audio type podcasts. I first came across it when I read through Nik Peachey’s Web 2.0 tools for teacher’s booklet which he produced a few months back. It is a great […]

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