Interview with Girls Who Code community partnerships manager Jackson Thomas

I only film new, non-profit, innovative, worthwhile organisations at BETT/the Education Show each year. Finding them is like looking Read more

Interview with Mitch Resnick - MIT Media Lab - about Scratch 3.0 at BETT 2019

I walked into the Press enclosure at Bett 2019 and bumped into Mitch Resnick. He kindly agreed to do Read more

Filming at BETT 2019

This is probably my last year filming at BETT 2019. In order to get good interviews on the fly Read more

The English Curriculum 2019

Well - I lasted six months and I'm back. The latter half of this year has been devoted to Read more

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

BETT 2007

Digital Literacy – On the Agenda at Last

Posted on by leoncych in advisory, BECTA, BETT 2007, Digital Divide, Digital Literacy, Digital Media, distributed networking, Educational Change, FE, informal learning, Innovation, IT support, TDA, training, Web 2.0 | 1 Comment

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Can you imagine teaching Digital Literacy using a chalkboard like this

Photo attribution aidan.expedition’s remasterfed Einstein photo on Flickr under this CC Licence Anyone who reads this blog on a regular basis knows that I constantly monitor any references to Digital Literacy in the blogosphere and further afield. One of the recent tools I have been using to gather attention or smart focus on those two little words has been Tweet Beep, this alerts me via email to any mention of that phrase – I like to see who is micro-blogging, Tweeting, talking about this topic and any…

Interview with Doug Dickinson – Podium Podcasting

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Excerpt: Click to Play Doug Dickinson has a wealth of experience in the ICT community over many years. Here is one good reason why commercial firms need a consultant like him to come up with the idea for this – Podium from Softease is so simple, practical and easy to understand you know at once it will be perfect for use in the classroom.Podcasting is the buzzword of the moment and in this short interview and demonstration, Doug shows one particular feature of Podium which I think is outstanding:the ability to colour code text script to sound files and edit them on…

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Interview with Drew Buddie – long time Moodle user

Posted on by leoncych in BETT 2007, Educational Change, hosting, Innovation, LA, Learning Platforms, Moodle, pedagogy, VLE exemplars | Comments Off on Interview with Drew Buddie – long time Moodle user

Drew Buddie has been using Moodle in his school for years. He is a passionate Moodle evangelist and if you want to see what a fully populated mature Moodle looks like in the flesh go to his school site at the Royal Masonic School.

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Interview with Sean Keogh – Moodle Hosting

Posted on by leoncych in BETT 2007, hosting, IT support, Learning Platforms, MIS, Moodle, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Interview with Sean Keogh – Moodle Hosting

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Excerpt: Click to Play We talked with a very tired Sean Keogh late on Friday at BETT 2007 – he'd obviously been doing a lot of business. He runs the most experienced Moodle Hosting and Services company in the UK pteppic.net.Although Moodle is free to download and use, the allied services are what are important in maintaining a realistically secure and strategic position for your school or LA. Sean has organised the MoodleMoot conference for UK Moodlers for the last 3 years (this year it will be Jason Cole's turn to take on the mantle).Pteppic.net hosts and maintains over 50 schools' Moodles…

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Interview with Ray Lawrence – Moodle Training

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Excerpt: Click to Play Ray Lawrence is one of the most generous people I know for giving advice and information on the Moodle forums over the years – he is an official Moodle partner and has many years experience going back to 2002.He has got countless schools up to speed with Moodle over that time and here explains his business HowToMoodle. If you want a quick and efficient way of getting your school up to scratch with Moodle, Ray has face to face training onsite or at centres and online courses to help you.He also explains the concept of the Moodle development,…

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