Archive for June, 2011

Jun 27 2011

Facebook as a Tool for Improving Student Outcomes

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After receiving some tweets and several emails this morning regarding the use of Facebook in the classroom following a couple of conferences I mentioned it at. I am pleased to share this briefing paper which may helps some of you get started with using it in schools and lessons. Our school is one of the […]

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Jun 25 2011

ICT–The best of all worlds

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Just spotted this morning that I am quoted in a great article by Jack Kenny in the Times Educational Supplement all about Skype. Good timing especially as I am presenting later today at the Education Festival organised by the Times. Here is the article what do you think? http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6090279

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Jun 24 2011

#NGFL–The most amazing audience ever…

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Thanks to those who took part in the presentations today… As I wrote this blog post live during the presentation to demonstrate livewriter I had to write that you were an amazing audience, but saying that you were really great so thank you and hope some of these tools below can help you. To get […]

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Jun 23 2011

Student voice showcase at Plymouth E-Learning Conference 2011 #pelc11 PART 3–Heathfield Primary School

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It is exactly around 2 months since this event happened but I have only just had the chance to sit down and write a series of blog posts about this event. I have been reflecting on it ever since really. This is the second of several posts about the Plymouth E-Learning Conference but focusing on […]

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Jun 23 2011

#Bmoble2011–The naughty teacher

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I had the real pleasure of attending the Bmoble conference in Bradford, here is more information on the conference: http://www.bradfordschools.net/bmoble/ I have to say that it was one of the best I have attended this year, it was a really nice atmosphere combining innovation, excitement yet relaxed, a very enjoyable conference. I urge you to […]

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Jun 23 2011

Quantity or quality?

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This week I am attending two educational conference events that I think are a little bit different than normal, something us chickens call the ‘scatter gun approach’. What do I mean by that? I mean both these conferences have a massive number of speakers. Take the #ngconf Northern Grid for Learning – http://bit.ly/eIsTgh I love […]

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Jun 22 2011

TEACHMEET #tmpnc Wednesday 6th July 2011

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So are you coming to our 1st ever Saltash.net Teachmeet? You can sign up here: http://bit.ly/izXz1Y There will of course be lots of free wine (and soft drinks) and food aswell as giving out many prizes from our sponsors. But I guess the main thing is you will get to hear so many fantastic ideas […]

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Jun 20 2011

#Bmoble2011–The Bradford Massive

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I had the real pleasure of attending the Bmoble conference in Bradford, here is more information on the conference: http://www.bradfordschools.net/bmoble/ I have to say that it was one of the best I have attended this year, it was a really nice atmosphere combining innovation, excitement yet relaxed, a very enjoyable conference. I urge you to […]

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Jun 15 2011

Student voice showcase at Plymouth E-Learning Conference 2011 #pelc11 PART 2–Lampton School

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It is exactly around 2 months since this event happened but I have only just had the chance to sit down and write a series of blog posts about this event. I have been reflecting on it ever since really. This is the second of several posts about the Plymouth E-Learning Conference but focusing on […]

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Jun 14 2011

Student voice showcase at Plymouth E-Learning Conference 2011 #pelc11 PART 1–St James School in Exeter

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It is exactly around 2 months since this event happened but I have only just had the chance to sit down and write a series of blog posts about this event. I have been reflecting on it ever since really. This is the second of several posts about the Plymouth E-Learning Conference but focusing on […]

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