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Frog Learning Platforms Conference 2010 – Digital Leaders – The Story So Far

Embedded below is the presentation that I will attempt in the Pecha-Kucha style on Tuesday 15th June at the Frog Learning Platforms Conference 2010. For further information on Digital Leaders check out the following links or get in touch with me on Twitter or via the comments below. http://www.mrstucke.com/tag/digital-leaders/ http://kristianstill.co.uk/wordpress/category/curriculum/digital-leaders/ http://digitalleaders.co.uk http://vital.ac.uk/

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Influencing Policy Part 2: Becta-X: Old Conversations, New Connections, Bright Future?

I was honoured to be invited to Becta-X (the x stands for exchange) during the Easter break.  The conference brought together 75 leading educators and 75 leading people from the Media sector.  Thanks to @TomBarrett for getting me the invite – truly much appreciated. The aims of the day were: The way the digital media industry influences…

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Gapminder Updates – Great for Maths, Science, Geography, Social Studies, History & More!

Scrolling through things I had starred for holiday reading, I noticed that Gapminder.org has been updated.  I have blogged previously about Gapminder and the fantastic Hans Rosling, it is a fantastic tool for visualising a wealth of World data on lovely scatter graphs that animate changes through the years. Watch one of Hans Rosling’s classic TED talks to see…

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eLearning Newsletter Issue 3 – Google Maps & Earth Special

I have just completed the second edition of the SHS E-Learning Newsletter.  This issue’s focus was: Google Maps/Earth Special! MFL – Street View History – Historical Imagery Science – Tours of the World Maths – Collaborative Maps Further Reading / Ideas Check it out here, or sign up for the next edition over on the right in…

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Digital Leaders

I am excited to have been invited by Kristian Still to be involved with developing the idea of ‘Digital Leaders’ in school.  Digital Leaders is an initiative started by Kristian Still at Hamble College in Southampton. To quote Kristian: “The Digital Leaders are a group of students from Hamble Community Sports College that lead innovative ICT practice…

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Twitter in the classroom rocks!

Following yesterday’s use of Twitter in the classroom, I was walking to Period 5 (same class as yesterday) after lunch, when inspiration struck.  I remembered this post from @tombarrett . Go and read it. Go on! I threw my lesson plan out of the window and did exactly what Tom did, here are the replies: (click through for…