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

20 years?

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Graham Brown-Martin

Graham Brown-Martin, founder and managing director of Handheld Learning Ltd shows me the difference in technology over the last 20 years in mobile phones. Here he has his first phone compared to the new Apple iPhone. What a graphic demonstration in the progress of technology over that time. Catch up with the Handheld Learning Conference here.

Live streaming from the Handheld Learning Conference

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HandHeld Learning COnference

Today and for three days we will be live streaming from the Handheld Learning Conference in London.

So if you fancy having a look at what is happening down there just click on the pic above…

Learn 4 Life will be covering several conferences in this way this autumn – including the Sloodle session at the Moodle Moot and the new EduTxt conferences amongst others.

Keep your eyes on the blog for details of times, places and events…

Looking at the Scottish Learning Festival audio and video centre in Second Life

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Excerpt: As you know Learn 4 Life is hosting Connected Live at the Scottish Learning Festival for the whole of this year. If you want to beam into Second Life and look around the two spaces – one for looking at audio and video podacasts and one for discussion then download Second Life and head on down to the Connected Live space. Once you get there – here is a quick primer in how to set up your Second Life Client to see the audio and video. When your avatar arrives at the Connected Live space in Second Life you will want to…

Interview with Doug Belshaw

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Excerpt: In my last interview of the summer with key individuals in the Educational Web 2.0 world I talked with the amazing Doug Belshaw. Not only does he write an amazingly detailed practitioner blog http://teaching.mrbelshaw.co.uk/, he is one of the leading lights behind the revolutionary NextGen Teachers Web 2.0 Ning social networking group and he also manages to do all this and cope with newly acquired fatherhood. I have a lot of respect for his determination and vision. This country needs more teachers like Doug and they should be set up as examples of how to do it for the new generation of ultra…

Interview with David Wilcox

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Excerpt: In the second of 3 key interviews this summer with individuals who have a very deep insight into the new social networking technologies – I interviewed David Wilcox. He has a wonderful blog called Designing for Civil Society. He has been looking at the same kind of groundswell of activities in various different sectors involving Web 2.0 and social networking technologies. I was particularly drawn to his blog entry E-learning, Web 2.0…and games as mud maps which, for me, had several very relevant insights into the the whole process of social media and personalisation. David has the benefit of working in several…