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

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

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…

#L4L_News 06042016 DO NOT ADJUST YOUR COMPUTER

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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…

#TMLondon – Michael Smyth (@tlamjs)

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Michael Smyth’s (@tlamjs) presentation – you can also read his blog here: http://tlamjs.com/2016/03/23/writing-less-better-tmlondon/ He is also associated with this event: St Albans School Forum on Education if you are free on Saturday 28th May buy a ticket – it’s on assessment and feedback in secondary education keynotes from Jill Berry, Martin Robinson and Ian Yorston.

#TMLondon – Cedric Lacole – The Impact of Teachers

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Cedric Lacole’s Presentation- The Impact of Teachers:

#TMLondon Diane Leedham (@DiLeed’s) Presentation

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Diane Leedham’s presentation on Banging the EAL Drum at #TMLondon – read her blog on it here > https://flexilingual.wordpress.com/2016/03/27/banging-the-eal-drum-at-tmlondon/