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

Interview with Dan Sutch – Researcher at Futurelab

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Excerpt: Click to Play I talked with Dan Sutch to see some of the latest projects and developments from Futurelab. As usual we could have talked all afternoon and it was late on the Saturday after a long show and Dan highlighted two projects involving mobile devices: Fizzees – (Physical Electronic Energisers) is a prototype project that enables young people to care for a ‘digital pet’ through their own physical actions. In order to nurture their digital pet, keep it healthy and grow, young people must themselves act in physically healthy ways. and Createascape – Dan talks about the concept of Mediascapes which are…

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EPICT – Pedagogical Training

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Excerpt: Click to Play We interviewed Margaret Wallace and Paul Mathews about EPICT and the unique place it has on the ICT training map.The emphasis is not on skills but pedagogy and it is highly embedded in practice in schools in the UK. It has a proven track record since 2000 and is one of the options headteachers should consider post SLICT training for their staff to embed good use of pedagogy using ICT within the curriculum.Its unique emphasis on how to use best pedagogical practice and embed it into the school, via the use of facilitators and in-house or external training…

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Interview with Chris Byers – founder of EduGeek

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Excerpt: Click to Play Chris Byers talks about the phenomenal success of the IT support technician service EduGeek and his plans for a EduGeek 2.0 version after BETT. EduGeek is a peer to peer, independent free service for ed tech – it has had a phenomenal growth in the last year. If your IT support staff have a problem then this is the place to go. In fact education is unique in throwing up particular challenges to staff they will probably never meet elsewhere including commerce so if you have a techie role in industry it might be a good idea to pop…

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Interview with Charles Worth – Infomapper

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Charles Worth of WebBased Ltd talks about Infomapper – the mapping resource that grew out from a LA based resource to the Web 2.0 site it is now. Charles talks us through the site and it’s free and paid for features.

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World’s First Virtual Pop-Up Book – 3 Little Cowboy Builders!

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Recommended by Tim Rylands we went along to the Shoo-fly stand to talk with Anne Curtis. Anne Curtis, creative director of shooflypublishing and advisory teacher, talks to L4L about shoo-fly's virtual pop-up book – The 3 Little Cowboy Builders.
This is a highly imaginitive product and is probably the world's first virtual pop-up book – it brings the fun back into teaching and the classroom…

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