BAFTA Young Games Designer Competition at BETT 2017

Another quick Ad Hoc interview with the more interesting smaller stands at #BETT2017. This time with Melissa Phillips of Read more


Another of one of my ad hoc interviews at BETT 2017 - this time with Georgette Yakman at STEAM Read more

BETT 2017 - Globalism

This is the first of several quick and easy to digest video reports as part of the L4L News Read more

BETT 2017

I am filming at BETT this year. I am wearing several hats. One is that of filmaker for various commercial Read more

Finally ready for Monthly Broadcasts

I have been working on a small, home mini-studio for video recording for some years now. I want to be Read more

Michaela - Battle Hymn of the Tiger Teachers Audio on Soundcloud

I recently did a live-streaming job at Michaela Community School - as well as the liveStream and HD Video, Read more

theEDfiles Podcast

I have been heavily involved in launching a new "general" podcast for UK education. It's called theEDFiles and you Read more

Maternity and Paternity Teachers can show the way for everyone on workload

Today I went to the first MTPT forum This is the first MTPT Project-specific forum, aiming to introduce the Read more

How to use Twitter's Moments as a personal newsfeed

Twitter has just turned on the ability for every user to create their own “Moments” feeds on desktop computers. Read more

High Quality Streaming to FaceBook live

With the ability to stream to FaceBook Live comes the opportunity to reach a much bigger audience. I am a Read more

Interview with Sarah Jones

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I recently caught up with Sarah Jones (@VirtualSarahJ) at the Coventry Storytelling Festival at Coventry University and we talked about her involvement in VR, 360 degree video and Augmented Reality (AR). Sarah is one of the main practitioners and educators (at HE level) involved with VR development in the UK. The people Sarah refers to in the film are: Mel Slater > Sarah Hill > Specular Theory > ThingLink > VRgirlsUK is on Twitter at @VRgirlsUK Samantha Kingston is on Twitter as @K_Samantha1. Virtual Umbrella is here I mentioned Nonny de la Peña – Her website is here >

L4L_News on Touchcast – Looking at blogs about Edtech and the Future

Posted on by leoncych in blogging, Digital Literacy, Educational Change, informal learning, Innovation | Comments Off on L4L_News on Touchcast – Looking at blogs about Edtech and the Future

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Excerpt: If you can’t see the video above then read the transcript below. Hello and welcome to Learn 4 Life News on TouchCast. I’m starting a new season of films today for busy teachers. Each week I will look at different aspects of the Edtech and mainstream news, blogs and other social activity online; beginning with a quick look at how various educational bloggers are very skeptical about the use of Edtech in schools. A lot of practising teachers don’t have time for technology in their classrooms – only one thing has to go wrong, and in this increasingly time-efficient world, that’s one time…

L4L Podcast 2

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The second podcast is out – short and sweet and a precursor to more regular content. Honest! This is more a test of the new mics etc I am using to get that “broadcast” sound I’m always obsessing over – this is pretty close. (Best Listened to through headphones or good reference sound speakers).

Why I have been away and why course deadlines have been missed

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After a new start with the L4L podcast several weeks ago I fell by the wayside, not because I’ve been shirking – far from it – I’ve just been overwhelmed by paid work! The video should explain a few things. Part of the problem(?) has been I’ve had to update kit for ever increasing production values for clients – so I’ve had a steep learning curve as well as limited time. The positive side is that I now have a full video mixing post-production suite and it’s wonderful. You will see some of the fruits of this tomorrow onwards – I hope!

How to use the L4L Podcast Interactive Show Notes Booklet

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Look at the film below to see how to use the L4L Podcast Show notes Booklets. A lot of people do not realise how interactive/ informative it is especially on a tablet computer.   Once you’ve seen the film give the notes a go by clicking here. Each podcast also has its own RSS feed so you can add it to your feed reader to see all the feeds.