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 test 1

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

All that glisters - from the archive...

Three years ago I made 3 online TV programmes about the innovative use of technology in schools. This was a Read more

Digital Divide

Interview with Adam Clarke about the new Tate/ MineCraft initiative

Posted on by leoncych in Digital Divide, Digital Literacy, Digital Makers, Digital Media, informal learning | Comments Off on Interview with Adam Clarke about the new Tate/ MineCraft initiative

I have been sitting on this interview for weeks. I apologise about the sound in advance as we were VERY short on time and the ubiquitous London band saw started up in the middle. You can read far more about the project on the Tate’s Pages below: http://www.tate.org.uk/context-comment/articles/tate-worlds-minecraft Tate Worlds is a collaboration with Adam Clarke, Lead Artist and Producer, The Common People;┬áMap maker Dragnoz and Minecraft builders Kupo, Featherblade and Tewkesape; Jane Burton, Creative Director, and Tony Guillan, Producer, Tate.  

L4LTV Long interview with Jon Chippindall about KS1/2 Computing Resources

Posted on by leoncych in Adult Learning, advisory, Computer Science, Computing at School, Continual Professional Development, CPD, Curriculum, Digital Divide, Digital Literacy, Digital Makers, Digital Media, distributed networking, Early Years, Educational Change, Foundation, Games based learning, Innovation, KS1, KS2, KS3, podcasting | Comments Off on L4LTV Long interview with Jon Chippindall about KS1/2 Computing Resources

Archived; click post to view.
Excerpt: As part of the L4LTV series I have included the long interview I did with Jon Chippindall about his KS1/2 Computing Curricular resources for the new UK Computing Curriculum here. Scrub to 27:15 to see the interview (you may want to wacth the whole programme). I take far more video and audio interviews than those I include in the eventual fortnightly TV Programmes so I will release that content as the TV Station rolls out each week with the annotated or updated interviews. This is supplementary content that can be linked to and referenced for academic or other purposes. Links to archive.org will…

L4LTV Programme Notes – 14th Dec 2013

Posted on by leoncych in Adult Learning, advisory, blogging, Computer Science, Computing at School, Continual Professional Development, CPD, Curriculum, Digital Divide, Digital Literacy, Digital Makers, distributed networking, Educational Change, informal learning, Innovation, KS1, KS2, KS3, L4Lnews, Learning Content, Learning Design, Learning Platform, Learning Tools, mediascapes, Mediated Reality, mobile, mobile learning, News, pedagogy, Peer to Peer, Personalised Learning, podcasting, Primary, teaching, teachmeet, TeachMeet TV, training, twitter, video, video streaming | Comments Off on L4LTV Programme Notes – 14th Dec 2013

Below is the Scribd document of the notes for the second #L4LTV web tv teacher to teacher CPD programme.

L4L Programme Notes 14:12:2014

If you cannot see the above document then please go to : http://www.scribd.com/doc/191419887/L4L-Programme-Notes-14-12-2014 The programme is live streamed tonight at 9 pm GMT at: https://new.livestream.com/L4L/L4LTV and will be archived at the web address below 2 hours later: http://tv.L4L.co.uk

So you want to set up a Raspberry Jam in London (or anywhere else for that matter)?

Posted on by leoncych in Adult Learning, advisory, Computer Science, Computing at School, conferences, Continual Professional Development, control, control_technology, CPD, Curriculum, Digital Divide, Digital Literacy, Digital Makers, Digital Media, distributed networking, Educational Change, FE, Foundation, informal learning, Innovation, KS1, KS2, KS3, Learning Content, NAACE, Nesta, open source, pedagogy, Peer to Peer, Personalised Learning, Primary, Raspberry Pi, teaching, training, twitter, video streaming | Comments Off on So you want to set up a Raspberry Jam in London (or anywhere else for that matter)?

Archived; click post to view.
Excerpt: LONDON MEETUP Last night I had the privilege of attending a workshop designed to show interested parties how to set up their own Raspberry Jam. If you haven’t heard of the Raspberry Pi, and by association, the social activity around that small computer, then start here with this film. THE MEETING A group of interested people from different disciplines and professions gathered at Mozilla HQ, London, to flesh out how to run one of these events led by the ubiquitous Alan O’Donohoe (@teknoteacher). Alan’s Powerpoint for his talk can be downloaded here. HOW TO “READ” THE FILM QUICKLY The initial part of the meeting was 45 minutes….

Online TV and Radio from L4L after Easter

Posted on by leoncych in Adult Learning, advisory, conferences, Continual Professional Development, CPD, Curriculum, Digital Divide, Digital Literacy, Digital Makers, Digital Media, distributed networking, Educational Change, hosting, informal learning, Innovation | Comments Off on Online TV and Radio from L4L after Easter

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Excerpt:

L4LNews Playlist

Over the last year I have been working towards building a series of specialist media channels for L4L. In the last decade I have recorded many, many hours of interviews on video, tape and digital recorders. I have given up on mainstream media championing the cause of grass roots teachers’ CPD so a few years ago I decided to make my own media to reflect activity by teachers and to help build community in this area. However, up to now, it has been fairly unstructured but the overall vision was always building towards the goal of a Radio,…