YouTube Favourites

So I found myself with a little time off this Christmas, aside from any Band commitments. YouTube has become the time filler, as well as some bad Christmas TV. I also thought that it had been quite a time since my last post here. To combine the two, as well as the content list style…

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Kerboodle – The Bane of an Admin’s Life

Most software companies listen and think about their users when designing their software, that may not always be the case for educational software – the other thoughts being about the students using this. However Kerboodle have taken the aproach of thinking what was best and doing the exact opposite.  My first indication that this was…

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Content Through Lists

It seems that th modern reader requires not only visual stimulus but also digestible chunks of information. Buzzfeed is just one example of a transformative type of content, in the form of video content and lists, alongside the general articles. Perhaps this practise could be continued through to education, as the generation of today’s teachers…

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Frog15

Having attended the annual conference only once before, in 2012, I approached the event with some excitement. In the keynote address from Frog12 Gareth Davies, the Managing Director of Frog, announced their new system ‘FrogOS’ (now the combination of FrogLearn and FrogPlay). This was incredibly exciting, as it opened up many possibilities for schools to…

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Time – Or the lack of it…

I assumed that after I had finished my Degree studies I would have a little more time, but it turns out that I had already had enough work lined up after this point to carry on with. Initially we have a concert with the Band of the Royal British Legion Christchurch which I have needed…

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Dissemination Event

Today is the day: I am about to present my project to several members of staff at school. Supporting information is found on this page.

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Creating a more visual world

When creating a Curriculum Vetia site I found it very bland initially, I realised that this was due to not having any visuals to complement the textual elements on the pages. Having found this blog post whilst stumbling, I bookmarked it for use with the VLE at work. Having returned to it I have been…

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Adding past work

In setting up some work for the dissemination event I have added all the past work to the page here. I am planning to use this site to list all the hand outs for the event, using a set of iPads that the school has. Further to this I have begun working on the CV…

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First aim for 2015: Drink more

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…. water. Over the last few years I realised that I have drunk more and more coffee and tea, due to working in an office environment. This has significantly increased my caffeine intake. This has also increased, in the last year, because the office has used a 12 cup coffee percolator. This has meant that…

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2014 “A Year in Review”

This year has been interesting, with changes within work and the approach of the last year of my Degree it all seems to be getting real quite quickly. I feel that the challenges have been met. This blog had only really had updates in the beginning part of the year, with work commitments and uni…

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