10 Online Learning Courses to Inspire You … A new year welcomes the opportunity to embrace new ideas, refresh our thinking and reach for new goals. At school, I like to start the year’s teaching by introducing some new tools … Continue reading Join the Conversation: New CPD Challenge in 2017?
#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.
Two weeks ago my journey to school took a different route. Ten thousand, four hundred and eighty-five kilometres away, I jumped in a cab and headed off to meet colleagues and students in Lima, Peru. Three months earlier, I began researching … Continue reading Why I love Twitter – PD & PLN on tap.
Over the years, I’ve tried various ways to expand ownership of Computing teaching and to share experience and learning examples. Embedding lead and team teaching builds this into weekly teaching, but it’s my experience that some staff will ‘lean’ on … Continue reading SpeedTeach – Where Speed Date Meets Education
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?
Schedule Your Time Plan reading time into your week and stick to it. Not only do you get your reading/research done, but you’ll get a kick out of meeting your own deadlines. Be Realistic Having said that, life happens. A … Continue reading 6 Tips For Balancing an MA With A Full Time Job
I was looking for a substitute for the LEGO Build online activities that we have used for the last 2 years as part of the Y1 Houses project, where students build with real LEGO bricks, then replicate their designs online, … Continue reading LEGO Digital Designer Adventures – Year 1.