Tag Archives: web 2.0

Homeward bound

I am on the train home from BETT2010 having had to leave Teach Meet early in order to remind my family that I do exist after three days away and the apparent inability to use a mobile phone before children’s bed time! It has been a fascinating three days starting with CPD delivered to colleagues […]

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Wallwisher snow project

On Tuesday morning I sat and watched my Twitter stream fill up with comments from teachers and advisors who were becoming increasingly snowbound. I saw a torrent of twitpics flood through of different snowy scenes and wondered if I was in class what would be the most effective way of sharing these with the children. […]

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Ten-Four Good Buddy

In my work as a Literacy Adviser I travel to London on a monthly basis to meet with my team to discuss future work and to be briefed on our forthcoming events. Today is one of those such days but there is obviously the real issue of getting colleagues from all four corners of the […]

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Using Twitter with the Giraffes – a term's review.

I have posted previously about the work taking in places in some classes with which I am working where the children have been using Twitter. I have watched the Giraffes (@giraffeclass) develop their use of Twitter with great interest and find how they have adopted its use and adapted it over the term. I posted […]

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Tweeting for Christmas

I have been involved for the last term with a range of classes who are tweeting as part of their everyday work. I have been also looking at ways of linking classes using it and have started thinking about ways exploiting chances in the run up to the Christmas break to join up new classes […]

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Reading with Wolves.

Reading with Wolves A very quick blog post about a lovely reading conference I had on Friday last week. The conference was with @2globalrams who are in Second Grade at the Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School in St. Louis, Missouri and along with @globalrams have a strong twitter presence. The children are […]

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Twitter #140 conference

On Tuesday I was lucky enough to attend the #140 conference in London which was launched under the banner of Exploring the state of Now. There have already been two excellent blog postings by Terry Freedman and Chris from BrainPop but I want to record some of my thoughts around the event. I won my […]

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Twitter to support writing in Year One.

With my interest in using ICT to support the teaching of literacy I have looked at the use of blogs, wikis and Twitter in classes with interest over several years. I approached this term with the intention of working with a range of classes in developing the use of these tying them into recent developments […]

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