What are your kids learning whilst you're not looking?

Terry Freedman and I are presenting for the BCS at the BETT show next January, with the above title. We’re going to be exploring some of the ways that young people are using technology outside of school for informal learning,…

Learners and Technology: 7-11

Terry Freedman and I are busy using google docs and skype to plot our presentation for the BCS at BETT on ‘What are they learning whilst you’re not looking’. I’m really enjoying using this as an excuse to read up…

Dynamic Geometry Software

I have a piece in today’s TES Magazine about using dynamic geometry software for exploring symmetry on an interactive whiteboard: The lesson starts with a little mental arithmetic, but soon turns into interactive geometry using a computer, projector and input…

Real time reporting

It was a great privilege to be invited to join the head teachers of Islington’s Education Action Zone for their sixth-monthly gathering. Despite the differences between their contexts and my own, my presentation on ‘personal learning journeys’ was very well…

Be Very Afraid

A while ago now, but I did enjoy my visit in Half Term to BAFTA for Stephen Heppell’s ‘Be Very Afraid 5’, a celebration of outstanding use of ICT from schools around the country, set out much like a trade…