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Blogging with Alan Gibbons at YPO

I am pleased to be collaborating with well known author, Alan Gibbons, at an INSET day for teachers at Yorkshire Purchasing in Wakefield. Here are some links to some of the resources and blog posts mentioned in my session: Blog Posts http://reading.chorltonparkblogs.net/2008/11/27/john-hegley-visits-chorlton-park/? http://creativeblogs.net/blog/2008/12/17/what-happens-when-a-celebrity-visits/ ?http://alangibbons.sudleyjnr.net/ Software ?http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Free audio editing software useful for? tidying up interviews […]

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My Top Ten Apps revisited

Almost exactly one year ago I wrote a post detailing my top ten apps to add value to your blog site (original here). A year on it’s time to reappraise and update. Most of the sites listed are absolutely free and I have used all of them in class. Compfight Top of the list is […]

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WordPress Multi-User 2.7 Training

I am pleased to offer the following course on the new version of WordPress Multi-User 2.7. The dashboard for 2.7 differs extensively from the existing WordPress software and much of the course will involve practical orientation activities including: The dashboard for WPMU administrators The dashboard for WPMU users The media gallery Hopefully, there will be […]

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Teachers in a connected world

Image Credit As has been commented on many times before, teaching is often a very isolated activity in the sense that it’s you and 30 children, usually not another adult in sight – unless you are fortunate enough to have a teaching assistant, or work in an early years setting where teamwork comes very much […]

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Staff Development Blogs

One idea that I consistently mention to schools who take on a Creative Blogs project is that of the Staff Development blog. To date, I don’t think anybody has taken my idea up. This is a shame, because I think that such a blog can be an inavluable tool for developing ideas and collecting resources. […]

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