When it comes to blogging I’m always very sceptical of many of the awards that pop up through the year. Too often they seem to get taken in by bling rather than looking at what learning is actually going on. So I was really delighted to witness a great class blogger, Claire Jones, from Layton […]
I’m spending the day with David Mitchell at Stephenson Memorial School in Wallsend talking to teachers on one of our occasional embedwithmitchellandsutton roadshows. My remit is to talk about the critical skills need to become a proficient blogger and last night I had one of those little lightbulb moments: I thought of an acronym to […]
What’s that smell? It’s the smell of learning.
“I had no idea that blogging could have such an impact on learning!” So wrote a year 6 teacher to me in an email the other day. Through hard work and enthusiasm her class blog has received 6,500 visitors in a little less than 4 months. The children in her class are hyper aware of […]
For the second year in succession our bloggers have scooped prizes at the Education Blog Awards. It’s the 2nd year that we have had a UK based blog award competition and it seems to have gained rapid traction and prestige already. So Cherise Duxbury, Year 6 teacher at High Lawn Primary School in Bolton was […]