Online Presence and Digital Footprint

As the summer draws closer, thoughts of the teaching year ahead are ever-present; the excitement of a fresh start, a new beginning and also a continued journey. Using my new favourite video creation tool, Vidra, I have created a video which introduces my learners to the idea of their digital footprint but also explores the importance... Continue Reading →

Silent Debate and #timelapseclassroom

I've been using silent debate in the classroom for a while now but I'm yet to use it with pens on tables- I'm just not convinced it will come off! Instead, tablecloths/playpaper/wallpaper works really well. I started this time with these silent instructions. I decided to record the lesson as part of #timelapseclassroom #timelapsemeeting We... Continue Reading →

Tony Robbins: Why we do what we do

I was sent this video to consider prior to my next Transformational Leaders session. I watched it over the holidays but I couldn't remember why I needed to watch it so I merely enjoyed it as background noise whilst I did something else. Here are some notes now that I'm paying attention. Why do you... Continue Reading →

Video and Verbal Feedback

This year has seen some real success for me, one could even call it a breakthrough. My most popular post, fabulous feedback, was popular for a reason; it's a great idea... If I do say so myself! My students now know what good feedback looks like and are applying a range of strategies to make their... Continue Reading →

Learning Mats for TeachTweet #ukedchat

If you've read my recent posts, you'll know that I am throwing myself into scary things. This was the first challenge I reluctantly signed up to and it's been a long wait for it to actually take place! In comparison to actual TeachMeet delivery, making a video may seem like the safe option but I... Continue Reading →

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