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Hackasaurus by Digital Leaders
Thursday, July 18th, 2013 | Author:

For the #ukedchat on 18th July, Digital Leaders were asked to present a video on a given topic. Mine chose Hacksaurus. Here is the video with a few useful links below.   Under Ten Minutes video: Earlier Blog Post about Hackasaurus: Examples by Year 3/4 –

Digital Leaders (mk2)
Monday, April 25th, 2011 | Author:

I wrote before (here in fact) about my digital leader project. I originally chose 12 children and then gave them jobs etc, some stuck to their jobs and blogged loads and some got bored and wanted to go out and play football. So I am starting again. It is such a great way of engaging […]

Digital Leaders – 2weeks in
Thursday, January 27th, 2011 | Author:

I wrote about my plans for my Digital Leaders a few weeks back and I know some people would like an update as they are trying a similar project, so here goes… A digital leader is a child in my school. They are not just Year 6, we have a couple of Year 3 children […]

Primary Digital Leaders
Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 | Author:

Have you ever noticed that as ICT coordinator you are responsible for a million things around school? The VLE, blogs, website, microphones, cameras, laptops, photocopier(?) and oh yeah, the ICT curriculum. Regular readers will know I’m trying to improve ICT across the whole school and I want to remove some of these minor roles from […]

Digital Leader Badges
Monday, January 23rd, 2012 | Author:

As you may have noticed, lots of schools have started getting children involved in the training of staff and in the day-to-day workings of ICT throughout the school. We have a group of children called Digital Leaders and I know many other schools do too. We have debated for a while how to identify them […]

ICT in my school – Choosing a Tablet
Sunday, September 28th, 2014 | Author:

In my earlier posts, I discussed the ICT provision in my school, I charted where we were, buying chromebooks and now this is about the next step. We have a new Executive headteacher and in her previous school, she used Android tablets. I love Android as I have used it personally for about 5 years, I have […]

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Sunday, May 18th, 2014 | Author:

Following on from last month’s post about what inspired me, I thought I would share a little bit of what inspires me now. In my study/third bedroom, it is a bit of a mess. My wife hates working in there as I have bits of paper and post-its everywhere. On one wall I have postcards and […]

Looking back at 2013 #nurture1314
Tuesday, December 31st, 2013 | Author:

To be honest, 2013 was never going to top 2012 was it? Last year I got married, turned 30 and released my first book. 2013 would’ve had to be very special to come close. Although it didn’t have anything as huge as those events, it was a year of change for sure. So, in no […]