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

Update on Professional Video Streaming through Twitter

This morning I finally cracked it. Good Video and superb audio with camera switching. I have been working on Read more

Video livestreaming through Wirecast to Persicope and out to Twitter

After a 7 month break, I've been working on being able to make quick video posts out through Twitter Read more

360 test

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We launch Mikeybot on Kickstarter

Together with a few colleagues I have launched a Kickstarter campaign > theMikeybot. This is a simple, cheap, wireless drawing Read more

Learn 4 Life Podcast 1

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Show Notes for L4L Podcast – Summer Term 1

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The Learn 4 Life Podcast is back!

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Welcome to the Learn 4 Life Podcast Here is the audio tease for the next season of L4L’s News Podcasts for the Summer Term. We hope you enjoy the format – more to come next week. This week is only a tease to get you going but we will be going out more in-depth each week on UK Education topics. News and views from the Grass Roots for practising teachers and educators.

Connecting an iPhone or iPad to an Ethernet

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Excerpt: I owe this little trick to Nick Garnett (@nicholasgarnett)’s; his demo on Twitter a few days ago was amazing. I already had most of the equipment he mentioned so I ordered the new Lightning to USB 3  Camera adaptor. The bits you will need are the adaptor above – a USB3 hub to Ethernet lead – the Anker one he mentions is listed below. A substantial portable battery to power the hub and phone/ iPad through the adaptor. Then you turn off the Airplane Mode and wifi and connect it all up as in the video above. When you go to go online the phone (in…

Twitter Widgets to RSS Feed for twitter search

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Excerpt: Just playing about I used Amit Argawal’s Twitter Widget to RSS feed script to make a Twitter Search Widget that you can see below Tweets about “education research” // < ![CDATA[ !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+"://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); // ]]> but then I turned that into a “readable” RSS feed via Amit’s Google script; which you can, in turn, then drop into any RSS reader saving you the trouble of going to Twitter and typing it in. Here’s the URL parsed by FeedBucket for example. Now I’ve updated this blog, I’m looking for faster ways of processing “search”; this script came in very handy. It saves me trawling mindlessly through Twitter every…


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Excerpt: L4L News for 06/04/2016  The online booklet above can be found at the permalink https://licorize.com/projects/3yebeams/L4LNews-06-04-2016 or PDF archived at https://archive.org/details/www-l4l-co-uk_06-04-2016 search or in RSS form https://licorize.com/feed/projects/3yebeams/L4LNews-06-04-2016 or on this web page link http://www.l4l.co.uk/?p=26149 1) The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Schools. Or “Of Course It’s Bloody Privatisation” – DisappointedIdealist @DisIdealist – looks behind forced mass Academisation and the “Chaff” that goes with it. There’s a very insightful comment at the end of this blog into how board, CEO and trustees work. Follow the money. 2) Joining the Dots. Mike Cameron https://twitter.com/mikercameron has a stab at compiling some stats from the Dfe data release. There is an extremely helpful comment from…