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

360 test

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We launch Mikeybot on Kickstarter

Together with a few colleagues I have launched a Kickstarter campaign > theMikeybot. This is a simple, cheap, wireless drawing Read more

Online resource for students

I don't get much mail through this site but recently a reader wanted to point out a resource for Read more

Pre-filming tests for documentary

I'm pretty close to the look I want for a documentary I'm going to make on the state of Read more

Cheap way to do camera crane shots and "flying" for video - Old boom pole + Zhiun Smooth Q Gimbal

I've been testing a cheap way to get "crane" shots using a Zhiun Smooth Q Gimbal and a modified Read more

databases

L4L News Playlist

Posted on by leoncych in advisory, Continual Professional Development, databases, Digital Media, distributed networking, Educational Change, Innovation, News, podcasting, teachmeet | Comments Off on L4L News Playlist

I have now put all the 26 L4Lnews broadcasts in one playlist – I’ll be adding to these with a full searchable index later in the year as part of building searchable data that can be extracted from the broadcasts so I can reference them and for academic research purposes. Every broadcast I do now has a trail of data to hep build a picture of CPD activity in the UK at these times.

Reflecting on the OpenRSA – modelling the future…

Posted on by leoncych in Adult Learning, advisory, art, BSF, Continual Professional Development, databases, Digital Divide, Digital Literacy, Digital Media, distributed networking, Educational Change, informal learning, Innovation, pedagogy, Peer to Peer, Personalised Learning, Web 2.0 | 2 Comments

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Excerpt: Being drawn in Joining the RSA as a Fellow has been on the fringes of my attention for some time now. A couple of years ago I was invited to a meeting to tenatively formulate ways forward to do things differently there by Steve Moore. Since that time I have been observing the process of OpenRSA from a distance – infrequently dipping into the emerging activity coming from that direction. So when I saw, what seemed a pivotal workshop, pushed out through Eventbrite on FaceBook (I think…), I decided to turn up and see what had had happened in the…

Teachers who develop using FileMaker Pro

Posted on by leoncych in BETT 2007, databases, Educational Change, LA, mobile, training | Comments Off on Teachers who develop using FileMaker Pro

FileMaker Pro has recently been awarded Curriculum Online status which is surprising as a number of teacher/ developers have been working closely with it in the education sector for years. We interviewed a number of teachers and developers about their use of the program at BETT 2007. Uses were varied even including the ability to use SMS!

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