I was back home over Christmas and, a few days in, I was given a reminder of the education system in England. The image above shows the front
‘Mindfulness’ is a term that I’ve heard floating around over the last couple of years, but I didn’t really get it. Nobody ever really explained
Corey Engstrom is a Californian blogger who interviews teachers from around the world about educational technology and how it can be used to enhance learning.
As we approach the end of 2016, and I sit in the airport with my festive gingerbread latte, I’m reflecting on the calendar year gone
In addition to blogging, one of my favourite hobbies is reading. I read a variety of books but, on the whole, I generally read children’s novels
Back in May, I completed the exam to become a Level 1 Google Certified Educator, after months of working through the online units. I reflected
In a previous post, I outlined my strong beliefs about why teachers should have a reduced workload. I argued that less is more, for several
This is now my third blog post about Pokémon Go. Like I have said before, I believe that it has a place in the classroom due
At the beginning of this week, I was thrilled to find out that many of my students (in Hong Kong) had been following the US
Tima Nisbet is a valued member of my PLN and an active member of our #pypbookstudy group. Originally from Canada, she is an experienced primary
A few months ago, I shared my initial experiences of flipping my classroom using my own videos and YouTube. That post can be found here.
Those of you who follow my blog or know me professionally know that I love technology and that I’m a big believer in its ability
I’m excited to announce that I have taken the plunge into the unknown and introduced Genius Hour to my students. We are all absolutely loving
Last night, my colleague Dickie and I went to our first 21st Century Learning Teach Meet. What a fantastic event! The Teach Meets are regular
In a previous post, I claimed that Pokémon Go was simply too popular to ignore. It has captured the attention of gamers, of all ages, across
On Tuesday (incidentally my 28th birthday), I co-led some differentiated PD about Google Classroom. The aim is to implement it across the whole of the
Seesaw is advertised as ‘The Learning Journal’, and it certainly has that potential. However, just like any educational technology, the impact on learning depends greatly on
When I encourage colleagues to use Twitter for daily inspiration, a common criticism of the platform is that the feed becomes very full! This is
My first ever guest post! In response to Our duty as role models, I was challenged by Learning Scientist Dr. Yana Weinstein to find studies to support my
I have spent the majority of this summer in Europe and I’ve watched Pokémon Go grow rapidly in popularity, evident in every city that I have visited.