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 Read more

L4Lnews 16-11-2014 Assessment and the Curriculum

If you cannot see the video above go to the direct link here: http://touchcast.com/l4l_news/assessment_without_levels_ or watch the non-interactive version, whiuch you Read more

L4LNews 13-11-2014 Durand, Durand

I outline the new NAO or National Audit Office Report into the Education Funding Agency's oversight of "related party Read more

Blogs recommendations for the Week

Here are two blogs I recommend you go and look at for this week. First is Jack Marwood's Blog Icing Read more

Interview with James Abela

STOP PRESS you can read more about James winning Teacher of the Year here: Read more

Learn 4 Life news - Interview with James Abela

NB If you are on a slow connection you may have to wait a few seconds for the TouchCast Read more

Learn 4 Life news - Alan Peat & Debra Kidd

This has been a busy week and I haven't included half of the films I meant to on the Read more

Video review/demonstration of Alan Peat's iVisualiser App for iPad

if you can't see the vimeo film above please click here. I rarely review kit these days but this does Read more

Interview with Debra Kidd for Learn 4 Life

Before any broughaha about Debra Kidd's book, Teaching: notes from the front line, emerged over half-term, I had requested Read more

L4Lnews 14/10/14 - educational spin

If you cannot see the film above click on the link here > http://www.touchcast.com/l4l_news/l4lnews_4_educational_spin or if you haven't got time to Read more

Smarter Marking

A simple aggregation of blogs and resources on Marking and Assessment for hard pressed teachers. NB: If you are viewing Read more

L4Lnews is back

The weekly experiment with TouchCast interactive web broadcasts is back - here's the latest news from Twitter : if Read more

Filming at Academies Week Offices

Last friday I went down to film my first 3 camera shoot. It was Laura McInerney interviewing Sam Freedman about Read more

Behaviour Wiki

https://www.mindmeister.com/446544070 Just a quick addendum to yesterday's blog and resources. I have made an ongoing MindMap Wiki of links to blogs Read more

Resources and advice for #NQTs Sept 2014

Image under Creative Commons by-nc-sa licence With the new school year I am cranking up the L4Lnews podcast once again. The Read more

Library Box 2.0 - free your resources

It works I rarely post about computer kit these days unless I come across something exceptional. Equipment for teachers has Read more

#TeachMeetLondonBus

Here are a few more videos from #TMLondonBus the video on the Top Deck was shot with PivotHead Glasses Read more

London, A Love Letter to Education

"This web of time - the strands of which approach one another, bifurcate, intersect or ignore each other through Read more

The perils of filming on a London Bus

I've been set the challenge of filming a #TeachMeet on a London bus - one way is going to Read more

Personalised Learning

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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[/caption] 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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