100 Word Challenge – Week #13

Last week’s picture certainly prompted some really interesting entries. Some of you saw a cannon, while others did see something strange and mysterious. The picture was taken in Cornwall and is the chimney of an old tin mine. The showcase this week is as usual, entries that took my eye, not necessarily the best ones! ********************SHOWCASE – WEEK #12 ******************** […]

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Teach Meet #3

I have just attended my third Teach Meet. Although I am retired and do not have a class of eager youngsters to educate, I love these gatherings of like minded people. They provide the opportunity for sharing tried and tested ideas and suggestions. They are presented by teachers for teachers. I usually come away really buzzing and wishing that I […]

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Keeping up with Technology #3

This is the final of the short series of guest posts looking at the use of technology in schools. Here are Part One and Part Two. We return to Michael Shepherd for our third reflection where he shows how far ahead the children may already be! The Original article is here ‘The New Currency’ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The principle goal of education […]

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Keeping Up With Technology #2

This is the second in a short series from guest writers. The first can be seenhere. Today’s contribution comes from Neil Finney who is a teacher in Ontario, Canada. The original article can be seen here  ‘Should Mobiles be Allowed in Class?’ It would seem that the UK is not the only place where mobile technology appears to be getting in the way of […]

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Keeping up with Technology #1-

I follow a lot of enthralling blogs, reading really thought provoking articles. I have recently come across some posts by two writers that I really enjoy. They have been writing about similar subjects and I felt that together they made a good series. The first is by Michael Shepherd who is a headteacher in Blackpool. The original article can be seen here […]

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