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Radio #EDUtalk 03-05-2017 Loose Learners Ep 3: We Brag!

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On the first Wednesday of May we broadcasted our third episode of ‘Loose Learners’. John Johnston is a primary school teacher in Scotland and Mariana Funes is a Psychologist teaching in higher education and we explore issues that we find interesting and that we feel affect those of us using the web for educational purposes in some way.

We run the live show the first Wednesday of each month. The next show is planned for June 7th 2017 at 8pm BST. We thank @Zeynep for the original take on our new tagline: ‘It the Internet Good or Bad for Education? Yes.’ We look beyond easy answers and do our best to look behind technological solutionism.

On today’s show: We brag!

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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

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

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