To YouTube or not to YouTube?

On our school blog we currently have a lot of images and pictures but we are starting to think of a better way of sharing videos. The way that I see it is that there are a number of tools available to us and they all have merits but recently my thinking has changed....

Which Blog Plugins?

Just a short post today. I am often asked which plugins we have on our school blog to help it run and to manage it so I have made a list. Now I know there are people out there who have more knowledge and expertise than I do and I’d love them to correct me or...

A useful plugin for WordPress

This post will appeal to about 0.1% of you, but for me, it marked a huge win and a triumph that I have finally found the answer to my problems. We have one main school blog and then on each class blog we have a list of links that relate to our other blogs. The idea is...

Blogging with children

I originally wrote this article to appear in the Spring edition of User Friendly, Hampshire’s ICT magazine. As the magazine has now appeared in schools, I thought it would be a good idea to copy it below for you all to see. I wrote this in October 2010. Do your...

Bears that travel…

Just a quick post to share an idea that I’ve stolen magpied from a fellow teacher. I have asked and she is fine for me to do so and I am not claiming this to be my own idea at all. I am just taking it and developing it.I will link back to her work when this idea...