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

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.

Learn 4 Life Podcast 1

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Show Notes

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…