Tag: Education

What routines do you use in your classroom? #ASEChat summary 10th March 2014

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It was a pleasure to moderate #ASEChat again as @asober last week. Sorry it has taken so long to upload, but I have been rather busy in the last few days. I have, as usual, generated a custom timeline from

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Numerical Reasoning Loyalty Cards

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Last Thursday I was in the least technology based TeachMeet I have ever attended, #TMBristol. I was very surprised to discover the low tech theme, since @ICTEvangelist was one of the organisers, but I am glad he went for that,

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Paired Reading with Puppet Pals

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If you are a teacher and you own an iPad you will have heard of a great app called Puppet Pals, especially if you teach in Primary School. One fun way I used Puppet Pals was with my four boys, 2,

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Peer Coaching Interview with Les Foltos

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On the 18th February we will moderate the Welsh Education Twitter chat #addcym and bring with us a very special and highly experienced guest, Les Foltos (Director of Educational Innovation at Peer-Ed). Les is a worldwide authority in Peer Coaching

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Custom Twitter Timelines – great fun and extremely useful

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When I first heard about the new Twitter Timelines that can be customised I immediately thought #asechat and other Twitter #hash tags chats. These custom timelines are a Moderator’s dream for a number of reasons, but you can use them

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Tellagami and the Writing across the curriculum strand in the LNF

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I’ve recently come across a really interesting app for developing literacy across the curriculum called Tellagami and I think it would be perfect to develop writing across the curriculum in the Literacy Framework in Wales and in particular the Writing

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Peer Assessment with the Literacy and Numeracy Framework (LNF) and Aurasma

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The video below is about Peer Assessment with LNF and it shows how a young learner can easily use the statements in the LNF skills to give meaningful feedback to his peer. In this case a Yr2 pupil has written

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Efficiency of a ball with Vernier Video Physics app!

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Today we run some training at King Edward VI School in Southampton and among the activities our delegates were asked to run they had to measure the efficiency of a ball using the excellent app Vernier Video Physics. Check the

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Thinking, Teaching and Note Taking – a short but powerful message!

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Our brain works like this Yet we teach students like this And tell them to take notes like this Some food for thought!

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Socratic Questioning – Train your learners to ask better questions

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Good teachers ask good questions, nobody would argue with that. It is also true that successful people haven’t necessarily got superior intelligence to the rest of us, but they simply ask better questions. Even Einstein said “I have no special

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