Joining the dots in my crystal ball – Using Open Badges to accredit Digital Literacies with Hwb

Some thoughts… 1. I commented on one of the things that impressed me most about the plans for Hwb was how it joined the dots between a number of existing plans and technologies. 2. The previous week the National Qualifications Review recommended that: R28  The Welsh Government should work with awarding organisations and stakeholders to […]

Feedback on Hwb

Last Thursday I went to Carmarthen to one of four regional meetings about the about-to-launch Wales National Learning Portal – Hwb. As a few people have asked, I thought it would be useful to put together a summary of what we found out. Hwb will be a public facing content repository. All the NGfL Cymru […]

Revision rebooted

When I started teaching, some of the lessons I put the most time into were revision lessons. Cards, podcasts, notes, I wrote them all. While I’m aware that there a few places (particularly in the sixth form) that perhaps I still need to provide better quality revision notes, these days revision lessons are both far […]

Ten things #8 – No hands up

This is the eighth of the ‘ten things’ I discussed in my talk at TMClevedon — This was one I’d read about but wasn’t much taken with, until I saw the Classroom Experiment. And what I saw in those classrooms, with one or two students dominating, suddenly looked dangerously like my classroom. So, I’m going back […]

Ten things #5 – Collaboration

This is the fifth of the ‘ten things’ I discussed in my talk at TMClevedon — One of the ways in which technology allows us to do genuinely different things (as opposed to a digital version of the same thing) is in the way that we can collaborate. If you ask my Mum the best […]