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Why all the fuss about Twitter for teachers?

Last Wednesday’s 15-Minute Forum was led by Assistant Principal Ben Hill (a well-known Twitter fanatic) and entitled ‘Tweet tweet! Why all the fuss about teachers using Twitter?” Here’s a quick round-up: Firstly, this isn’t a technical article – my #15MF focused … Continue reading

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Do Now? Doing it already!

This post is an update of ‘Much Ado about Do Nows‘ from earlier in the week, and summarises the response I’ve had so far from Wellacre staff to our 30 Day Focus on ‘Do Now’ activities. Strategies have come in via … Continue reading

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Takeaway Homework

Last week’s 15-Minute Forum by Iqra Razzaq (@iirazzaq), summarised here: Takeaway homework is a great new idea taken from the 100 Ideas book by TeacherToolkit. The idea is that students are given a menu of differentiated (by ‘chilli rating’) homework tasks … Continue reading

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#TOTW prize 24th Jan 2014

This morning’s Tweet of The Week prizes went to our two newest staff tweeters Dan Twist and Michelle O’Neill – congratulations! @WellacreTL Looking for inspiration, resources or intelligent discussion on teaching and learning… http://t.co/RTcMTGi2ov — Daniel Twist (@twist_dtwist) January 22, 2014 … Continue reading

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If you do one teaching-related thing this weekend…

… you could do a lot worse than signing up to Twitter and starting to take advantage of the fantastic CPD ideas and opportunities to share great practice it offers.   Next week I’ll be re-launching the Tweet/Tweak of the Week … Continue reading

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