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

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L4Lnews 3-12-2012 MineCraft Special, Interview with Brian Sharland and all things MineCraft

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We catch up with Brian Sharland on the bus home from school interviewing him about his installation of MineCraft on his school server. How his pupils use Redstone to control DISCO lights… Audio AudioBoo http://audioboo.fm/boos/1093337-l4lnews-03-12-2012 SoundCloud Listen in higher quality AIFF on Soundcloud. http://soundcloud.com/l4lnews/l4lnews-3-11-2012-all-things Text http://licorize.com/projects/3yebeams/l4lnews3-12-2012

L4Lnews 29-11-2012 TeachMeet Twist Reviewed, Interview with Keven Bartle,Gove Spot Incredulous Internecine Warfare

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L4Lnews 28-11-2012

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Storifying TeachMeets – why this counts

Posted on by leoncych in News, pedagogy, Peer to Peer, Personalised Learning, podcasting, Primary, teachmeet, training, video, video streaming, Web 2.0 | 1 Comment

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Tonight I watched the excellent YouTube stream of #TeachMeet Bolton (#tmbolton) set up by David Mitchell . http://youtu.be/IpW8jUgV5sk and http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gEhMIZQPwKI I have been trying to think of a way to capture what goes on at key teachmeets quickly and efficiently for researchers in the future so TeachMeet can be seen to be a viable and sustainable CPD resource or #CPD2.0 as @Dughall put it on the night. Why archive the tweets? Well they disappear almost immediately two weeks after from the Twitter “firehose” so they need to be archived sharpish and Storify does that admirably. Being remote…

l4lnews 23-11-2012 TeachMeets Accessibility Ed Hacks Gove Overspend

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