Train Fares

Slightly left-field post only applicable to very few of you but hey…. For those travelling to BETT on the train, it is well worth looking into Group Save tickets (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/times_fares/promotions/pr354fdc0a0400020101fea1769fbf60/details.html)...

The Ideas Porcupine

Teachers are often familiar with the term magpie-ing ideas. Borrowing from someone else because it is a great, shiny idea and then adapting it and using it. We use the term ‘magpie’ mostly in Literacy lessons where a child has found a great word and then...

My 2012

Before looking ahead to 2013, it is probably sensible to review the year that has been already. Last year I wrote a few targets for the year ahead and it’s odd, because many of the things that have happened weren’t on the list! But let’s start with...

Top 5 Posts of 2012

Before writing a review of 2012, which will take a bit of thought, I thought I would share the top 5 posts on this blog throughout the whole of 2012. What this top 5 does show is that all of these posts are over a year old (the BETT one is 4 days from its first...

Are you ready for seconds?

Are you prepared for a child blogging about your school? What if the Never Seconds blog had happened in your school. What would you have done? How would you have reacted? Would it have been able to happen at all? For those of you that have been under a rock for the...

Screencasts

I use screencasts all of the time, mainly on Under Ten Minutes (www.undertenminutes.com) to record how-to videos for a variety of different tools. I usually use Camtasia as I have used it for a number of years and I also have a full license. I love Camtasia and the...