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TED tech quotes poster set

TED tech quotes poster set

Thinking my original technology quotes poster set needed an update, I set about finding thought-provoking quotes that I could put up around my classroom and stumbled upon the TED Quotes page. Filtering those related to technology, I selected 20 quotes and created...
Thinking deep: beyond the specification

Thinking deep: beyond the specification

The shift from the almost entirely knowledge & skills-based IGCSE in ICT course to the somewhat loftier heights of A levels and the IB diploma course, Information Technology in the Global Society (ITGS) can be a struggle for many students. As critical thinking,...
Re: The myth of the extraordinary teacher

Re: The myth of the extraordinary teacher

The melting pot I tend not to leave required reading to take in one of my posts, but this LA Times article by teacher Ellie Herman had me nodding my head and scratching it in equal measure. While the settings of our respective classrooms are very different, there are...
What ICT can be

What ICT can be

I’m currently presenting at an SSAT seminar entitled ‘How to make ICT the most popular subject in your school’, having been very kindly invited by Nick Jackson. I’m hoping to expand on this post tonight after the event, but wanted to post my...
Unit 23 resources

Unit 23 resources

Created to map to the OCR Nationals Level 2 framework for unit 23, these video editing resources are currently in-use in my school to great effect. Students take on the role of advertisers/VJs, creating an advert/music video to advertise a Some Rights Reserved concert...