Monthly Archives: June 2011

GoogleSites – designing the ultimate website

As mentioned in previous posts my school has recently begun using GoogleApps for Education in earnest. GoogleSites is one of the main features of this and we’ve been using this with Year 7 to make some fab e-portfolios. However, another … Continue reading

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Planning the perfect Medieval scheme of work – an impossible task?

This week I went to the Bristol and South Glos History Network Meeting. The session focused on teaching the Middle Ages and was very thought provoking, making everyone discuss their current schemes of work and reflect on what could be … Continue reading

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What is the value and purpose of local history?

The title above is the question I am trying to answer for my Masters, which appears to be never ending at this point. I am looking at two hypotheses suggested by academics: 1. Local history is great at teaching enquiry … Continue reading

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Fun and games with GoogleDocs – further reflections

My last post “Fun and games with GoogleDocs” was written to reflect on my own practice before delivering training in school. Following the post and the training session I have had a lot of questions or queries from teachers (both … Continue reading

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Fun and games with GoogleDocs

The school I taught at has launched GoogleApps for Education this year. Any school which hasn’t done this yet really should, its great, free, easy to use and the power of it for enhancing teaching and learning is huge. Over … Continue reading

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