A huge new chapter is about to begin - Baby Dickinson is due to arrive and my life is about to change massively, something that I am both excited and terrified about! I left work with a heavy heart this week - and it made me realise how much I love my job! Not only … Continue reading Why I’ll be on Twitter during my maternity leave
A lot of the schools that I work with in North Tyneside Learning Trust have adopted ClassDojo and has become part of their daily classroom practice. This week, I was talking to a teacher who was new to the school and struggling with using ClassDojo (as they didn't know much about it) and they made me think … Continue reading Getting your ClassDojoMojo on!
I was first introduced to GoNoodle at TeachMeet Tyne (#TMTyne) in November by Simon McLoughlin. As soon as I had taken part in a bit of Maximo and a bit of A-Moose-Ta-Cha, I was hooked! So were the other teachers that I was with too it seemed! Mr Tullock, Miss Harrison and Mr Keys thoroughly … Continue reading Why I love GoNoodle and #NTLTNoodlers!
“There is just something very special about Apple and Apple events. The atmosphere is tangible. It buzzes in the air, and flows consistently out of every member of the Apple team – positivity, support, sharing, collaboration, creativity, innovation, vision – all of the things that give you hope in education! Their vision is so clear and … Continue reading The 2 days that were the Apple RTC Winter Conference…
Welcome to the home page for our North Tyneside Learning Trust Digital Leader Academy! Please click on the link below to visit their Digital Leader Blogs: (links coming soon later today!) Benton Dene Primary School Denbigh Primary School Hadrian Park Primary School King Edward Primary School Monkhouse Primary School Richardson Dees Primary School Stephenson Memorial … Continue reading NTLT Digital Leader Academy
I just thought I would quickly blog about my new favourite thing as a lot of people have been asking for copies of them. I have created PDF versions of the mats which you can download below. I saw the idea of using Ditty and Aurasma to create interactive, augmented reality mats on Lee Parkinson's … Continue reading Augmented Reality Mats as inspired by ICT Mr P!
This year, as schools are beginning their new school year, the opportunity to create a class blog has never been more relevant. Blogging is such a great tool to engage children, giving them a real purpose and audience for their writing. Blogging is so adaptable and blogs can be used in a range of different … Continue reading Back to School Blogging