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

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

Now playing in the Second Life City Learning Centre

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Excerpt: We thought this might be fun. To show you what is possible – we are now playing the Vidcast we did of Alex Savage and Joe Dale in the Second Life CLC – nothing like a bit of virtual CPD now is there.We have now comprehensively cracked how to do this in the Second Life environment and we are embarking on the next stage of our building works. The Learn 4 life Island will soon be open for public scrutiny (some parts will be locked down as courses are being trialled). So keep your eyes peeled for the announcement…

Alex Savage and Joe Dale

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Excerpt: Click to Play At long last I can get the details up of my interview with Alex Savage and Joe Dale. Both are lead practitioners with the SSAT and I drove up to Euston to video interview them at the Thistle Hilton Hotel Euston in June. Joe has already archived and annotated the film at his blog. I won't write any more but just mirror Joe's notes because they are pretty comprehensive! There is a mp3 version of the clip generated automatically by blip.tv that you can also download it from here. These teachers are setting the models for future learning.  Summary Introductions and teaching…

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Live Broadcast Streaming for Free (or almost) – The Revolution will be Televised from your Front Room

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Excerpt: We are experimenting with Mogulus to push out live broadcasts from various educational events in the future – we may even be pointing the camera at our Second Life Island and showing events happening live there! Having invested in a T-Mobile web and walk portable modem combined with a Macbook Pro and a good DV camera – we’re now able to stream live video from anywhere!! This is another in a stream of firsts for Learn 4 Life this year. Part of what we do is make the technology transparent and easy to use – by combining these two we can…

Broadcasting from Second Life

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Short film of braodcast from SL

Here is a short film showing us broadcasting out from Second Life main grid Learn 4 life island.

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Learn 4 Life Island in Second Life

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Learn 4 Life island Learn 4 Life now has its own Island in Second Life on the Main Grid. We are already taking orders from CLCs, schools and other innovators who want to join us in a high profile initiative. Want to be part of the first wave – get in touch for rates and consultancy.