Case Study: How Google Classroom for homework tasks has real impact on in-class learning

I am passionate about helping people move forward. Technology and the Cloud offers endless opportunities to better connect with people and students. It allows us to be flexible with our time so that we can better invest that in making more meaningful relationships with our pupils.  It helps us be more time-efficient in a job, teaching, […]

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Day 2 #Bett2016: New businesses like @GetKahoot collaborate. What are schools waiting for?

‘Collaboration’ has been a buzz word in education for a few years now. Schools say that they want their pupils to collaborate. Are some being a bit hypocritical? @GetKahoot epitomises what tech ed is really about. Technology in learning is most effective when it extends the reach and access of learning. It is not about […]

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Day 1 #Bett2016: The reconciliatory @VEO_app and the confrontational philistine

One of the most intriguing and relatively unknown new ventures this year at Bett was a lesson recording app called VEO (@VEO_app). Developed by a teacher with initial support from Newcastle University, it is designed to tag and collect useful information; or the Rt Hon. Nicky Morgan’s (more about her later) word of the day, […]

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Ownership is Engaging – A Teaching Assistant Training Case Study using ClassDojo

There is no more valuable currency to invest in people than time. There might be a justifiable hierarchy as to who should receive your biggest investment in a school community. Perhaps the only justification is that our pupils, children, should be at the top of each of ours. However in schools, it is common that […]

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Ideation. Notosh inspires change.

Ewan Mc.Intosh inspired me to evoke change. His premise of focussing time to identify even tiny glitches to procedures already set up can actually make just as a dramatic impact as a whole new idea has been captivating me. One-to-one meetings are starting to be set-up and held with all our community members to gather thinking of […]

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