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  • Death By PowerPoint

    I was having a look through the #badCPD hashtag on Twitter earlier when I noticed that @ConsultantHead had tweeted a link to this video.  We’ve all been there before and groaned as someone tries to use every animation tool in PowerPoint.  With all the competitors out there now, such as Prezi or Google Docs, it’s [...]

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  • Classroom Display: Wallpaper or A Learning Resource? (Part 4 & Conclusions)

    This week I am publishing a series of blog posts about classroom display.  In May 2012, I wrote a Masters essay about classroom display entitled ‘Classroom Display: An alternative to wallpaper or a valuable learning resource?’  These blog posts will serialise my essay and this is the final part. Click here to read Part 1, here to read Part [...]

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  • Rory’s Story Cubes

    A few months ago, I bought a set of Rory’s Story Cubes, having seen them mentioned on Twitter, especially by MFL teachers.  With my Year 5 class, I had been trying to ignite their imaginations and did a lot of work on storytelling.  I hoped that these story cubes would help with this. Did it [...]