Innovative use of ICT or cheap gimmicks?

Having recently had to complete a lesson observation for a colleague I was appraising in my department, I was reminded of the standard “lesson observation record form” from the glory days of PGCE. It has that wonderful little box on it usually entitled something along the lines of “Use of ICT”. Given that 9 timesContinue reading “Innovative use of ICT or cheap gimmicks?”

Appy new year!

I am very lucky that my school is doing an iPad trial to see whether this pretty desirable piece of kit is actually any good inside the classroom, instead of the (not usually very) trusty teachers laptop. After bowing and scraping and making lots of coffee in the techies office, I managed to get myContinue reading “Appy new year!”