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Playing with Yahoo Pipes

I’ve been playing with Yahoo Pipes today creating all kinds of stuff. Quite a simple User Interface and potentially very good. Here is a pipe of all the class blogs for HeathfieldCPS. I know RSS widgets can do all this but the potential is very impressive. Here is a Pipe that I didn’t make but […]

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October 28, 2010
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Coveritlive and the Primary Classroom

Along time ago now, back in January 2010 the UK was hit by some of the worst snow in living memory (I’m only 36!). During this week when most schools in the north on the UK were closed the teaching profession was being battered by the press. I was determined to send a message out […]

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October 27, 2010
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QR Codes in my class

There has been quite a big chat since Julian Wood’s presentation about QR Codes being used in schools. I knew that Tim Rylands and Dughall had been big fans of Sticky Bits and QR Codes (See Dughall’s post) Today I got to the task of introducing the pupils to QR Codes and like anything after […]

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October 21, 2010
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Government Spending Cuts 20th October – Coveritlive

Just to keep up to date with developments today and see all the tweets in one place. Government Spending Cuts

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October 20, 2010
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October 20, 2010
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My #TMX Presentation and request for feedback.

Sprogs with ‘Real’ Blogs on Prezi You can view it here: (Cringe) You can give me feedback using the form below: Loading…

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Blogging and the future?

Blogging is: Reflective, thought provoking, stimulating, real, open, discussion, relevant, engaging, sharing, enriching, risky, collaborative and fun. I asked my PLN on Twitter to describe blogging in one word and here are some of the words offered: Addictive, audience, expression, communicating, hard, engagement, empowering, refreshing, thoughtful, inspiring, challenging, necessary, globalising, In all the time I […]

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Google Certified Teacher PrimaryPad Offer

Please use the Primary Pad below to play with the features. Your password was in the email I sent you. If you wish to see the pad unbedded please visit here

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Government Spending Cuts Review 20th October 2010

Just so I can keep up to date with the Government spending cuts to be announced on Wednesday 20th October, I have set up a Coveritlive session that will record all the major Twitter feeds. Government Spending Review/Cuts

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My #BoltonICT Prezi

Sprogs with Blogs on Prezi

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Introduction to Blogging

John Sutton will be running a free twilight training session on Tuesday 2nd November at Heathfield Primary School in Bolton from 4:30 to 5:30pm. The session is designed to introduce teachers to blogging with children and will be hands on and practical in nature. To reserve a place, please fill in the form below. Loading… […]

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Links for #boltonict presentation

You can keep referring back to this blog post for links I’ll be using in the #boltonict presentation. 1. Raja’s Post 2. Ask your audience to say a little about them! 3. Show through pictures what learning has taken place in Reception. 4. Display a MFL song in Year 3. 5. Use Photopeach to display […]

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Don’t underestimate the power of ‘Real’ learning opportunities

As you may know, one of our ex-reluctant boy writers (Binyameen) is currently writing an ‘epic’ on our Year 6 Blog: Not only has Binyameen been inspired by comments from his readers, he has produced a text that other teachers are using in their classroom too. I received a tweet from Nikki (@APrimaryNQT on twitter) […]

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A pupil, a blog and a PLN!

Well what a day! There are some moments in your teaching career that are momentous enough that you just know will be a highlight when you look back on your career when we retire at 75. Today saw yet another sensationally magical moment. Here’s how it unfolded… I have managed to blend the Year 6 […]

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