Category Archives: edutalk

Radio Edutalk 22-03-2017: Georgina Grace – Google Expeditions

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Google Expeditions
Check the #googleexpeditions hashtag on Twitter and tweets by Google For Education (@GoogleForEdu) on Twitter

Google Expeditions Pioneer Programme Sign-up

Google Expeditions is in the UK until Spring 2017! Last chance to take your class on an immersive virtual journey that brings your lessons to life. Please fill out this form if you’d like your school to be considered for the Expeditions Pioneer Programme.

CPD in 140 – Kristian Still

CPDin140 – Kristian Still

Kristian (@KristianStill) provides here a very balanced set of insights and observations of both the bright and darker sides of Twitter. What I do need to add though is that during the brief chat we had after the ‘stop’ button had been pressed, Kristian recalled times past and other activities which were to some extent connected by and through Twitter. The EdTechRoundUp podcasts produced during Sunday night FlashMeetings, facilitated largely by Doug Belshaw and Dai Barnes were recollected. Also how potent an experience it had been producing the #movemeon book, and how, as a PDF, it continues to do good work. Perhaps Dai or Doug might like to talk about those times …?

 

Radio EDUtalk 22-02-2017 – Kenny Pieper – Reading for Pleasure

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Kenny Pieper talking about his new book, Reading for Pleasure: A Passport to Everywhere.

Reading for Pleasure: A Passport to Everywhere Amazon.co.uk

Kenny’s blog Just Trying to be Better Than Yesterday | …how difficult can that be?

Kenny Pieper (@kennypieper) | Twitter

CPD in 140 – John Heffernan

CPDin140 – John Heffernan

With a broad range of experiences, educator John Heffernan (@johnmayo on Twitter) currently finds himself transplanted from Ireland, his home, into Virginia, United States. John discusses the part that Twitter played in that, connecting him with ‘interesting, smart people’ and exposing him to people who ‘have different views and different lifestyles.’ John recognises the degree to which he has become:

“I can’t imagine how I would have ended up, or how my career would have developed without Twitter”