Tag Archives: Blogging

Free Badges for Blogs

We’ve had a set of badges created to support your blogging in the classroom. Simply select the badge that you want to use, then find the corresponding code snippet below. Copy and paste the code snippet into a comment (note: some blogs may not support embedded images in comments). All images are Creative Commons licenced […]

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Bursting the Bubble

I am delighted to be presenting a workshop at Practical Pedagogies 2015 in Toulouse on blogging. My talk is imaginatively titled “Teaching and Learning with Blogs”. This morning I listened to Ewan McIntosh open the conference with a provocation to try to get us to focus on what we wanted from the conference and what […]

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Three simple strategies for helping your blog project gain momentum

So you have launched a brand new and exciting class blog. How do you ensure the project gains traction with your children and your school community in order to maximise the impact on learning? Here are three simple strategies that schools have used successfully to start projects on the right footing and to reboot projects […]

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Blogs and Homework

Posting on here about homework seems a little incongruous, however I’m doing so by way of introducing Donald Clark’s excellent blog. The “no homework” argument is frequently trotted by frustrated teachers and parents alike when faced with boring and repetitive or over burdensome homework tasks. Clark successfully explodes this myth and presents seven teaching and […]

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Blogging at Holme Grange

Today I am delighted to be introducing blogging to the teachers of Holme Grange School in Berkshire. photo credit: hgjohn via photopin cc iPads at Acomb on PhotoPeach Spaghetti and Marshmallow making 2 from jacksloan on Vimeo.

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