In it, the author Doug Lemov has examined the top teachers in a catchment area in the US, and has carefully analysed and dissected their strengths into 49 techniques. Continue reading
Through some careful work combined with serendipitous luck, I have managed to get a 32GB iPad ahead of the UK launch. I understand from a friend that in New York, stocks were limited per store, and that the staff were also insisting on US passports to purchase them, such is the demand/control of launch by Apple. Continue reading
It has been interesting to see all the different ways innovative teachers have operated in the past few days due to school closures and snow. Services such as Twitter have come into their own as crowdsources devices for ideas ad reflections, and this post highlights some that I found very useful. Continue reading
I have applied for a grant to build Slate – a webapp that will (hopefully) be free to educators, and will allow them to share writing and adding things to the classroom whiteboard – from a laptop or PDA!
Please take a look at the proposal, add a comment, rate it or even send me your opinions on what you would like to do with it! All suggestions gratefully met!