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 is back

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The weekly experiment with TouchCast interactive web broadcasts is back – here’s the latest news from Twitter : if you can’t see the video above on your device just go to: http://www.touchcast.com/l4l_news/fridays_twitter_picks_on_l4l_news or listen to the broadcast as a podcast here: If you can’t see widgit above just click the link below for the audio broadcast: https://soundcloud.com/l4lnews/fridays-twitter-picks-on-l4l-news https://soundcloud.com/l4lnews/fridays-twitter-picks-on-l4l-news

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….

Presentation for BETT 2013 Leadership Strand

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This is my Powerpoint on the topic of Teacher Communities in Formal and Informal Education for BETT 2013.

On the appropriate use of Social Media

Posted on by leoncych in Continual Professional Development, distributed networking, Early Years, Educational Change, Good mannners, Peer to Peer, twitter | 4 Comments

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Image attribution to nicholaslaughlin on Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicholaslaughlin/

For the first time in six years, that I know, I have been publicly affronted on twitter. Who did this thing and what did I do to deserve such overt vituperation? Well – it was the MP Douglas Carswell to be precise. He posted this tweet on Saturday 5th January 2012: Without giving a Tweet by Tweet analysis (which I leave to you, dear reader) I merely reproduce the exchange that followed, below: As you can see Mr Carswell appears, here, somewhat tetchy in the exchange. I was most surprised and not a little unamused to…