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Don’t believe the hype!

 I’ve been thinking about the whole topic of Twitter for some time. It’s a strange place, don’t get me wrong, Twitter has changed me on a professional level. Many of you will know that 3 years ago, I was trying to leave the profession but Heathfield and Twitter together changed me. So… Twitter Some boring […]

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December 20, 2011
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December 19, 2011
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Talk about it first… Write about it later.

Most of you reading this know what I’m about – Exposing pupils to global audience about sums me up. I’m pretty predictable, annoy many people with predictable tweets and speak exclusively about this subject at conferences. I’m convincing myself that I am a one trick pony here but to tell you the truth, I don’t […]

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December 13, 2011
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What APPLAUSE means to my pupils…

Audience Promoting Positive Learning Aiding Understanding Self-Esteem and Expectations My pupils came up with this last year but I didn’t get around to posting it.

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December 11, 2011
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Which way?

Picture: Richard Marti It’s about time I wrote something about the recent difficult personal decisions I have had to make at school in the last 6 months. Believe it or not about 3 years ago, I was going to leave teaching. I had fallen out of love with it and was lacking enthusiasm and direction. […]

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December 9, 2011
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My Silverstone blogging presentation

On Wednesday 7th December I presented at the fantastic Silverstone Blogging Masterclass. It was great to be amongst so many enthusiastic bloggers and people thining of starting to blog with their pupils. Although this presentation was for my benefit as a prompt for my delivery – here it is just in case it is of […]

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Blogging Policy

I have been working on a blogging policy which was part of the Cloudlearn research project. I have been given permission to share it. Obviously policies are intended for individual settings so of course, you will want to edit it. Blogging Policy

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Shortlisted for EduBlogs Best Tweeter Award

I was stunned to find out that I was not only nominated but shortlisted for an EduBlog Award for ‘Best Tweeter’ this morning. This comes a shock as my use of Twitter is mainly for sharing links to learning that my pupils have been involved in and also spreading QuadBlogging news. I see many fantastic […]

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