What I’ve been up to this week.
Like tens of thousands of people around the world I’m a regular listener to the BBC Radio 4 Thinking Allowed podcast. In fact, as it’s usually around 27 minutes long it’s perfect for my 5k runs (including warm-up and warm-down, obviously…) For those of you who don’t listen to it, Laurie Taylor – who’s voice […]
In the spirit of owning my own data and keeping everyone up-to-date with when stuff is published elsewhere, this is a heads-up that Andy Stewart, co-kickstarter of Purpos/ed and I were interviewed by the Ed Tech Crew recently. We covered everything from Purpos/ed itself to my doctoral thesis and productivity. Give it a listen! (Running […]
I was interviewed last week by Tim Bradburn of Connected Teaching (@cpd4teachers) who was interested in having me expand up the ideas contained in #uppingyourgame: an educator’s guide to productivity. In the extracts below (taken from the interview) I explain my belief that productivity is a learned behaviour based upon serenity, reliability and focus.
David Noble, a Scottish educator with a long track record of innovative and supportive blogging and podcasting, interviewed me last month. He too is doing an Ed.D. and has interviewed me as part of it.
Before reading this, you should have gone through the steps indicated in these two posts: >> Podcasting: Step 1 – RSS and setting up a teacher blog >> Podcasting: Step 2 – Recording and editing your podcast In this last part of the Podcasting guide, we’re going to convert our audio masterpiece to a format […]
Read/act on this first: Podcasting: Step 1 – RSS and setting up a teacher blog In the last session we set up a blog and learned what RSS was. Let’s just remind ourselves of what podcasting is, shall we? So podcasting is when you deliver audio files to ‘subscribers’ automatically using an RSS feed. This […]
Over the next three weeks, staff e-learning sessions will focus on getting started with podcasting. This first session starts off with the basics you will need as a teacher before even pressing that ‘record’ button: An understanding of what RSS is. A blog onto which to put MP3 files. The easiest way to get your […]
I’m delighted to be able to invite everyone in the edublogosphere to a special EdTechRoundup meeting this Sunday (6th July) at 8pm BST (your local time here). As usual we’ll be rounding up what we’ve found useful in the world of educational technology, but we also have a special guest! Mike Jones, Divisional Director of […]