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I am a Primary Head Teacher and classroom practitioner who is passionate about using technology as a tool in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning and to make it fun.The episodes in this podcast will be based on my experiences of teaching using a diverse range of tech to inspire and engage children across the entire curriculum.Covering a range of topics and tools and with specialist interviews, I hope there is something here for everyone who is trying to utilise the wonderful world of technology in their classroom or just enjoys teaching!

I am a Primary Head Teacher and classroom practitioner who is passionate about using technology as a tool in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning and to make it fun.The episodes in this podcast will be based on my experiences of teaching using a diverse range of tech to inspire and engage children across the entire curriculum.Covering a range of topics and tools and with specialist interviews, I hope there is something here for everyone who is trying to utilise the wonderful world of technology in their classroom or just enjoys teaching!
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I am a Primary Head Teacher and classroom practitioner who is passionate about using technology as a tool in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning and to make it fun.The episodes in this podcast will be based on my experiences of teaching using a diverse range of tech to inspire and engage children across the entire curriculum.Covering a range of topics and tools and with specialist interviews, I hope there is something here for everyone who is trying to utilise the wonderful world of technology in their classroom or just enjoys teaching!

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English


Episodes

Episode 13 - Innovation In Music

6/15/2019
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In this episode we look at music and technology in education and the benefits in developing confidence and enjoyment through singing and composition. Talking to Tim Gilvin, award winning lyricist and composer, Tim provides some excellent tips and strategies for successful music teaching and resources that can be used to enhance good practice.

Duration:00:17:12

Episode 12 - Education Radio Broadcasting With Russell Prue

5/30/2019
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In this feature length podcast I am delighted to be able to talk in depth to the inspirational Russell Prue of Anderton Tiger Broadcasting. A highly respected speaker and ICT Evangelist, Russell leads the way in the use of education radio as a successful and powerful medium for developing confidence, resilience and literacy skills. He builds and supplies radio stations of the highest quality, yet affordable for school budgets, that allow children and young people of all abilities to...

Duration:00:57:58

Episode 11 - Teacher Wellbeing: the Importance of Recharging

4/19/2019
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In this episode I break away a little from technology and head more towards teaching and, in particular, teacher well-being and work life balance. In response to a tweet I read recently, this is a reflection on how we can manage our professional and family time, supporting staff to make sure that we all take time for ourselves.

Duration:00:14:41

Episode 10 - GoBubble with Henry Platten

4/15/2019
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In this episode I had the pleasure of catching up with friend of the podcast and inspirational founder of GoBubble, Henry Platten. Henry has created a unique and powerful platform in which under 13 year olds can learn how to use social media in a safe and secure environment, communicating and collaborating both with their peers and with other children internationally. Learn how you can get involved in this amazing platform and join thousands of others in helping to educate young people to...

Duration:00:41:28

Episode 9 - TTRockstars With Bruno Reddy

4/12/2019
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Once again for the Teacher Tech Podcast we've managed to talk to the another of the most innovative and influential educators in EdTech, founder and creator of Times Table Rockstars, Bruno Reddy. Bruno kindly chatted to me about the inspiration behind this superb, budget-friendly online resource and we discussed the positive impact in schools and excitement it provides young people when learning their times tables. Enjoy listening to a true Rock Hero and for more information, head to...

Duration:00:33:25

Episode 8 - Safer Internet Day 2019 Special

2/5/2019
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This episode brings together contributors from around the globe to share and discuss the very best practice in online safety with young people on Safer Internet Day. My huge thanks to colleagues and esteemed educators who have all given their time and added to this podcast. We talk #GoBubble - the brilliant social media platform for under 13s and hear many top tips for activities and resources from around the globe.

Duration:00:41:29

Episode 7 - EdTech discussion with Craig Kemp

1/16/2019
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In this episode I have the pleasure of talking to renowned international educator and consultant, Craig Kemp. Craig has worked with teachers and pupils throughout the world, inspiring them in their use of technology and also hosts a fantastic Twitter chat every Thursday called #whatisschool. I have been in communication with Craig for a number of years and he has always been a great supporter of our blogging and the work we do. This is an opportunity to learn from the huge knowledge and...

Duration:00:29:19

Episode 6 - Blogging To Engage Writers With David Mitchell

12/7/2018
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In this episode we discuss blogging as a writing tool and talk to David Mitchell, @deputymitchell, an expert in blogging within education. David gives us his insight, experience and tips on how to be successful with your blog in class and how it really is for everyone!

Duration:00:28:18

Episode 5 - Digitally Recording Pupil Voice as a good source of evidence

12/6/2018
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In this episode I discuss how pupil voice and response to learning can be captured quickly and easily as an audio file. This can then be shared and used as a valuable source of evidence and development for future teaching and learning, including embedding on a blog or website or linking to a QR code in books for marking.

Duration:00:29:28

Episode 4 - Using GoBubble to Teach Social Media and Digital Citizenship

11/27/2018
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In this episode I discuss the innovative and simply brilliant GoBubble. A free app and education tool for teaching children under 13 about how we use social media in a safe, secure and moderated environment. Without the worry of inappropriate contact, all users are verified by the school and children can learn with enjoyment and safely about how to think before they post and collaborate globally with users from around the world. For more information, head to https://www.bubble.school or...

Duration:00:25:56

Episode 3 - Using Education Radio to Develop Literacy Skills

6/16/2018
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In this episode the use of education radio as a powerful learning tool is discussed and the impact that it can have on speaking and listening, reading and writing in the classroom. I'll cover the session I taught with our youngest children using radio as a learning medium, the equipment used and how you can use this exceptional and powerful technology to get the most from your children's learning.

Duration:00:36:23

Episode 2 - International Learning with Google Hangout on Air and CoveritLive

6/7/2018
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I've been in class again this week and I wanted to share my collaborative international learning session. We combined Google Hangout on Air and CoveritLive for a face to face Q&A session between two classes who were 3500 miles apart and it worked really well! The last in a series of international sessions that we have experienced this year but very powerful in using ed tech to enhance learning.

Duration:00:25:54

Episode 1 - Twitter, Mind Mapping and Scratch

6/5/2018
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In this first episode I cover how the TTP started via a twitter chat with Jeff Nelson. Check out his podcast too at www.buzzsprout.com/174555 and please give him a listen. Also I discuss mind mapping, a subject covered in #pd4uandme on Twitter recently that a colleague showed an interest in, so I decided to include it in the podcast. Plus, there's an insight into my afternoon in the classroom using Scratch - always a pleasure!

Duration:00:25:21