My last Video Interview in UK education - Clare Sealy on No More Marking

I am now retired from making videos on UK education - here is an extract from the last video Read more

The L4L courses site now has free easy access

My course http://l4lcourses.co.uk/enrol/index.php?id=5 - 'how to set up a cheap professional filming unit for schools' is now completely open Read more

Testing the SmallHD Focus monitor with my Sony A5100 camera

I have just bought a SmallHD Focus 5" Monitor for use with my smaller cameras - especially the point Read more

BETT 2018

Here's a quick video roundup of my impressions of this year's BETT. Every year I interview one or two people Read more

BETT 2018

This is one of a couple of posts I'll be doing about BETT 2018. This year I spent some time Read more

A Modest Proposal

Multimedia Resources by Teacher Communities Here is a modest proposal I'm making to DFE and the Chartered College of Teaching. Read more

Some advice for Teachers new to Twitter in the new term

Everyone seems to be writing a blog on different aspects of advice for new teachers. Here's some for a Read more

Getting ready to launch a Twitter broadcast season

BUILDING A STUDIO Over the last few months and years I've been testing and building a small TV studio to Read more

Update on Professional Video Streaming through Twitter

This morning I finally cracked it. Good Video and superb audio with camera switching. I have been working on Read more

Video livestreaming through Wirecast to Persicope and out to Twitter

After a 7 month break, I've been working on being able to make quick video posts out through Twitter Read more

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Andy Lewis’ Presentation at #TMLondon

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Andy Lewis’ Presentation at #TMLondon

#TMLondon Intro – Bansi Kara – Presentation – Coleen Jose

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DeepGram. AI and Deep learning for speech recognition and Transcription services.

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Excerpt: The Californian company DeepGram is a Web audio search tool that lets you browse and index audio and video files for key words. DeepGram uses AI and deep learning to perform speech recognition and also has a mechanism for automatic speech-to-text transcription. The better your recording, the more precise the search – just type the word in and it jumps to all the places where that word is spoken. This 30-minute interview with Donald Clark about Virtual Reality in Education was amazingly good at picking up every instance of Education in the file. It wasn’t that great at transcription but I can see that…

Welcome video to my new course – Building a video unit for your school

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My new FREE! course “Building a Video Unit for Your School” starts today. Here’s the intro video: If you want to sign up for the 9 week course (all entirely free) – please go here and enter your details: bit.ly/L4L_course_1 and you will be enrolled. If you are enrolled just click on the word “COURSES” at the bottom of the menu on the left or go right here: http://l4lcourses.co.uk/

TeachMeet Archive

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Excerpt: Over the years, I’ve made a lot of videos of TeachMeets and other educational Tech Events. Unfortunately a lot of the films I uploaded online to my, now defunct, Blip.TV channel, were flushed out of the system when Disney took over that enterprise. Yes, they did send me a few emails to tell me to download content before they closed my account but this was when my father was gravely ill a few years back and I was caring for him full time. So I lost the lot. However I do still have the old miniDV tapes from those video recorders….