Monthly Archives: January 2010


Recently I was informed by my colleagues and friends from the multi-touch project at Durham University, that they have nominated me for an award! The IEEE Computer Society is the world’s largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence. It has more than 375,000 members in more than 160 countries and is: a leading authority on read more »

SSAT Primary National Conference – Connected Classrooms

Today I attended the 4th Specialist Schools and Academies Trust Primary National Conference. I was invited to run some seminars for the delegates. Situated in one of the conference suites of the Emirates stadium, the home of Arsenal football club, the event accommodation was spacious and well equipped. I ran my hour long session twice during the day, it read more »


Recently I have written a number of posts about class blogging and have begun using one again in our classroom. One of the things that I wrote about in my previous post is how useful it is to keep tabs on your visitor numbers and locations, and how children get very excited about this. One read more »

Class Blogging – Joining Up the Dots

When I first began my own blog nearly four years ago I also had set up a class site too. We had a year of great fun and connections. The experience made me realise how easy it is for classrooms to have a global dimension through the power of this technology. No doubt many of read more »

Video of my Voicethread Presentation

During BETT 2010 we, the teachers, tookover commercial stands to talk about free tools for the classroom. Here is rare footage of me in the wild (!) presenting about “Why I think every primary classroom should be using Voicethread.” Here is the Interesting Ways doc for Voicethread. A big thankyou to everyone at BrainPOP UK for read more »