#postaday (5) First things first, why a challenge? I like challenge, and need it. It’s good to do something self-directed on a creative, reflective or practical … Continue reading Five Valuable Things I Learnt From My #Postaday Blog Challenge.
At the end of term in December, I drove away from the Netherlands with a delightful combination of high fever, aches, and intermittent double vision! Two weeks later and two days into the New Year, I find myself sitting in … Continue reading Balancing Quality Time & What’s Ahead #2016
Waiting for my Amsterdam flight from London City Airport to board, I’ve been reflecting on how valuable it is ‘to step away from the day job’. I’ve just spent two days at UCL-IOE for a module residential at London Knowledge … Continue reading Stepping Away from the Day Job – Is it Valuable?
It’s been interesting reading Merchant and Jenkins articles on shared online spaces – Social Networking Sites [SNS] this week. Merchant explores what constitutes a ‘Social Network’ to try and conceptualize realms of social groupings and interaction. Jenkins’s White Paper discusses … Continue reading Social Networking Sites and Education
For me, there’s no question – blogging provides a wealth of opportunity for engagement. Edmodo has been our blog of choice for the past few years and I’ve found it an effective way to involve different groups and with varying … Continue reading To Blog or Not To Blog, What Is Your Question ?
One week on from the launch [October 2014], email has raised it’s head as our first teaching priority after half term. I find each rollout interesting in how student usage evolves year by year. It’s important to allow a honeymoon … Continue reading Appropriate Language and Life Skills 2014 – ‘Walking the Talk?’