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Striker Boy, a great classroom reader

At the recent Tech That Teachmeet I heard Nigel Canin of 2Simple talk movingly of his friend, Jonny Zucker, who took his own life last year. As a tribute to Jonny, Nigel republished his book, Striker Boy, in aid of Mind, the mental health charity. My 9 yr old son loves books about football and […]

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Project Blogging #TechThat

I am privileged to be talking at the marvellous Martin Bailey’s (Animate2Educate) #TechThat conference in Leicestershire. I’m talking about some of the inspirational blogging projects that I’ve been involved with over the years. Usually the spark for any successful blog project comes from the school. Whether it was the “Great Walsall Bake Off” or “The […]

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RT @JenOFee: Thanks @HGJohn @CreativeblogsUK for visit @BMSPrimary & @j0hnmcphers0n for supporting #teachers in getting underway?


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Blog Update Programme, Summer 2017

We are pleased to announce the dates for our annual blog update programme for this summer. The aim of the day is twofold. Firstly, and most importantly, it gives blog administrators an opportunity to work with me to get your school’s blog platform ready for September; this includes managing teacher accounts, going through blog templates, […]

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Keep it simple, sidebar!

How often have you thought about the sidebar on your class blog? Commercial websites frequently dispense with them completely these days as one page design becomes king. Very few of the website home pages that we’ve done lately feature a sidebar. The reason why businesses have dispensed with sidebars is that it increases focus on […]

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