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

Welcome video to my new course – Building a video unit for your school

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My new FREE! course “Building a Video Unit for Your School” starts today. Here’s the intro video: If you want to sign up for the 9 week course (all entirely free) – please go here and enter your details: bit.ly/L4L_course_1 and you will be enrolled. If you are enrolled just click on the word “COURSES” at the bottom of the menu on the left or go right here: http://l4lcourses.co.uk/

TeachMeet Archive

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Excerpt: Over the years, I’ve made a lot of videos of TeachMeets and other educational Tech Events. Unfortunately a lot of the films I uploaded online to my, now defunct, Blip.TV channel, were flushed out of the system when Disney took over that enterprise. Yes, they did send me a few emails to tell me to download content before they closed my account but this was when my father was gravely ill a few years back and I was caring for him full time. So I lost the lot. However I do still have the old miniDV tapes from those video recorders….

More Light – Portable Video Unit for Schools Course Taster

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This is a brief video showing how fill-in lighting can be useful in a video. I show the use of a cheap video light – the Neweer Vpad 150 dimmable light and also announce a new free course through L4L.

You can buy this light through the links below. Neewer® Vpad-150 144 Pieces LED Dimmable Ultra Thin Panel On-camera Video Light for Canon Nikon Pentax Olympus Samsung JVC DSLR Cameras DV Camcorders

You can sign up for the course (it’s free but only 40 places available) here: http://bit.ly/L4L_course_1

L4LTV – Programme 3 – a reminder

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I’m gearing up to make L4LTV – Programme 4. Here’s a reminder of the last programme released some time ago. I’m looking for new sponsors for the next 3 programmes launching in the spring. If your company is interested – get in touch.

Tom Sale’s presentation on the Exa Education Stand at BETT 2016

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