There’s always a reason not to

Image Credit: Zen Pencils   The more observant among you will have noticed that I’ve haven’t been updating the blog for a little while. There’s always a reason not to… I want to clear my feed reader first I need time to write that awesome post rattling around in my head I’m just going to […]

New phone. Time to review some apps!

Blogging  this directly from  my  new  phone with the WordPress App. While I’ve always loved macs, I tend to prefer Android  to iOS and I’ve gone for a LG this time. Any new phone is a time to review some apps and widgets. So far I’m really pleased with the SwiftKey keyboard,  especially the built […]

Zen Pencils (day 10)

I’m away from home this week doing training up in mid-Wales, and this evening following a great walk around Aberystwyth I’m eyeballs deep in various sharepoint geekery trying to answer questions that have been posed to me over the last few days. As a result, I really wasn’t sure what I was going to write […]

What might Digital Literacy / Competence look like in terms of lessons? (day 8)

While we’re waiting to hear what the Welsh Government’s response will be to the Donaldson Report, it was noticeable how many companies were tweeting within 24 hours of the report’s publication that they could provide your school with a solution to ‘Digital Competence’. Best of luck to them, although you might want to ask them […]

I have mostly been reading… (6)

A few things that stood out this evening when I reviewed the starred items in Feedly. The full list is at http://ihavemostlybeenreading.tumblr.com/. I just need to work out how to get StaffRm recommendations in there… Want to share knowledge organisers? Following some recent conversations about ‘knowledge organisers’, this post by James Theobald contains a link […]

If it were my home (day 4)

One of the ways I’m going to be able sustain this posting-every-day malarky is to have blog posts sharing links to online tools and resources that I either use myself, or have seen recommended. If it were my home comes via the excellent ‘Free Technology 4 Teachers’ blog maintained by Richard Byrne. The site allows […]