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    Course 4 Final Project - Thinking About Course 5

    I have known about the Course 5 project since the beginning of my Coetail experience - due to the number of colleagues that I work with who have already completed the course. So, from the very beginning of Course 1, I had some units of work in mind t
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    Left to their own devices.

    When I was in primary school, here are the only devices the were available to the teacher and students: [caption id="attachment_131" align="alignnone" width="300"] Image taken from: http://chrisacorns.computinghistory.org.uk/Computers/BBCBDE.html[
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    Looking Forward Hopefully . Sort of...

    There's no way that I can start a blog about how classrooms will change over next decade or so without this clip... [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HK0BMaUMmGw[/youtube] In talking about how I hope teaching and classrooms will evolve i
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    Flipping Games in the Classroom!?

    Created by Knewton For non-Brits amongst the readership 'flipping' is a slang/polite/kid friendly version of f@#k. I guess that the sign of a bad pun in my title is the need to explain it... Kicking off this week with a look at the flipped
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    Thoughts on Project, Problem and Challenge Based Learning.

    This week, I am going to share my thoughts on the three different approaches to learning and hopefully give some examples of my own classroom practice. Project Based Learning This is the approach that I have been trying to include in my classro
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    Tech me to the river...

      via GIPHY I couldn't think of a title for the first blog post of Course 4, so decided on a bad pun. Try not to judge me too harshly... There have been many occasions during the Coetail course when I have been introduced to brand n
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    Infowhatphics???

    As I have said numerous times during this course, it is time told hold up my hands and confess. This week I have been introduced to yet another term for the first time. Infographics I skipped across the tabs at the top of this week's course
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    Tellin' Stories

    [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Image from: https://www.flickr.com/photos/wackystuff/[/caption] I spend much of my time gazing back to the past; my 'glorious' youth. Any opportunity to reminisce is gladly accepted. So, I couldn't th
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    Show, don't tell!

    [caption id="attachment_279" align="alignright" width="307"] https://news.microsoft.com/stories/data/[/caption] Although Infographic is a relatively new word, the idea to visually or graphically represent information or data has been in many med
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    Time to step up to the plate!

    [caption id="attachment_85" align="alignnone" width="300"] https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2013/03/11/03/02/baseball-92382_960_720.jpg[/caption] I have really been enjoying working my way through the Coetail course. I have found so many resources th
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    Off we go again...

    Well - it seems like ages since I last blogged and it is a nice feeling to be starting up again. I have been looking forward to Course 3 as it is one that I had a little bit of prior knowledge about. A friend of mine, who recently finished the Coe
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    Course 2 Final Project

    [caption id="attachment_80" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Image from: https://pixabay.com/[/caption] For my Course 2 Final project I have designed a unit of work for Key Stage Two children. I contacted the teachers at a school in the UK. T
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    Always Look on the Bright Side...

    It feels like my blog posts throughout Course 2 have been leaning in a negative direction. In my first post I talked about my digital footprint, mainly how easy it is to create a negative one. I even talked about the issue of public shaming. Next I d
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    Copyright Infringer - Who Me..?

      [embed]https://spiritualmusclehead.wordpress.com/2014/06/27/han-solo-hubris-and-humility/han-solo-who-me/[/embed] Image taken from: Spiritual Musclehead So.  The part of Course 2 that I had been dreading the most. Copyright usage and
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    My Business is None of Your Business (or is it...)

    A quick aside before I start this blog on matters of privacy. Looking at this weeks reading I clicked on the very first link: Job Hunting: Take a look at your Facebook page. A message popped up 'Safari can't verify the website... ...personal and conf
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    My Digital Footprint

    Last year I read the excellent and scary book So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson.  In the book he talks about incidents, that are becoming more and more common, of people being publicly shamed because of something they have said or done on