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Meeting the author of “Mum”

I had the opportunity to visit High Lawn Primary School today to meet the bloggers of Class 6D. I was looking forward to meeting one blogger in particular, Julia, the author of “Mum“. “Mum” was a short story that Julia wrote for herself on her class blog and it generated a remarkable number of comments, […]

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Mobile phlogging with ipadio

I’ve played with a number of ways of getting audio onto a blog: in the early days I used digital voice recorders, uploaded the recording into Audacity and then used a podcast host such as Jellycast to host it and share it for me. There is still a need for this approach: think lovingly editing […]

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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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Podcasting Tutorials

Isle of Wight based, colleague, Joe Dale is renowned as an advocate of educational podcasting as a teaching tool, especially in the context of modern languages. His blog is always worth following and just recently his output has been prolific – he has been collecting lots of web-based podcasting tutorials and resources, just a couple […]

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What happens when a “celebrity” visits?

One of the best ways of getting children engaged with blogging, and, by extension, writing, is to use the visit of someone important to school as a focus for blogging. Here are a few examples among Creative Bloggers: John Hegley visiting Chorlton Park Here, a small group of children collaborated to compile some interview questions […]

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