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Aug
28
2013

Co-Construction Learning

Read a few articles by HEADGURUTEACHER about co-constructed learning and thought I’d post the link up for you to read more about it … I think this is a very niffy idea. http://headguruteacher.com/2013/08/28/planning-for-co-construction-with-year-9/ Read more
Jul
03
2013

Innovation – by schools, for schools

http://www.ssatuk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Innovation-by-schools-for-schools-LR.pdf Paste link into browser to access pdf. Latest innovation research from Specialist Schools and Academies Trust. Connects well to technology themes on the blog so far. Includes topics below: Executive summary 1. How schools use web 2.0 to... Read more
May
21
2013

iPads in Education

The reason why I believe iPads are the best tool for use in the classroom at the moment (technology develops rapidly and this might change) is because it’s already a well-established, robust, high performing classroom tool with proven success... Read more
May
03
2013

Cocktail Party Revision

This certainly isn’t something new (in fact I stole this idea long ago) but wanted to share a moment from my Y11 History class the other day.  In the build-up to exams, with so many revision classes on the... Read more
Mar
15
2013

Using Video as a Learning Tool

Over the past few years I’ve been experimenting with using video as a method of learning – with very mixed results. I find the technical side often takes more precedence over the content in the minds of the pupils,... Read more
Mar
01
2013

Test

This is my first blog entry ever!! Hello 21st century Read more
Mar
01
2013

Comparison work with cross curricular dimensions

Hello All! I am preparing my year 8 to analyse and compare two poems. Obviously I want to go deeper in the analysis than the surface “they are both about school” I am planning to use a Venn diagram... Read more