Weaving magic with your digital signage using ‘Trilby TV’

  Sharing children’s digital work has often proven to be a huge problem for schools, and by this I’m not talking about simply during class time. Products such as reflector, air server and of course an Apple TV already enable pupils to quickly and easily share their work in front of the class so that it can be celebrated and next steps to secure improvements be given. I’m talking about sharing work with a wider audience and for longer periods of time, well after the lesson has finished.

How can they show their peers, teachers and indeed parents & carers, the professional looking work that they have created and are understandably proud of, much in the same way that a child’s art, literacy, maths work etc can be placed on to a display board, what is the digital equivalent?Read More »

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ADE institute 2015 – ‘Do you get it now?’

IMG_1602It was a strange feeling to wake up on the morning of the 23rd of April 2015 and open an email congratulating me on my successful application to become an Apple Distinguished Educator. It was an accolade that I had been desparate to achieve for a long time and finally here it was.

Over the next few hours as twitter exploded with messages of delight and excitement but also understandably of disappointment, I couldn’t help but think to myself – ‘what difference is being an ADE actually going to make?’ 

Fast forward three months and having attended my first ADE institute I can honestly say I have been fortunate enough (in both a personal and professional way) to attend the most challenging, rewarding, inspiring and exhausting CPD event ever!Read More »