Starting at Government Digital Service
Moving on from The Raspberry Pi Foundation
Taking conferences online during the pandemic
Join our schools addressing Gender Balance in Computing
Trying out quizzes and badges in Code Clubs
Defining Data Literacy
Drawing on writing for primary programming
Ofcom finds children shifting to online video
3 ways to tame Google apps notifications
Who comes to Code Club?
How children make digital projects: Research from Coolest Projects 2018
Organising travel tips
Discovering students’ underlying computational skills
Digital skills: which matter for work?
How to give feedback on documents
Digital Making Educators: A look into the community
Programming Pedagogies: PRIMM
How to get feedback on documents
Raspberry Pi Certified Educators: Embedding Picademy learning in schools
Raspberry Pi computers in schools
How Raspberry Pi Certified Educators do digital making with young people
Professional Development: What the research says
Will a computer take your job?
Getting girls coding at CoderDojo
Assessing Assessment for Digital Making
Raspberry Pi Foundation Annual Review 2017
Raspberry Pi Certified Educators Survey 2016 published #picademy
Computing & Gender: Lost in translation?
What is Digital Making?
Collaboration in digital making
Introducing research series from the Raspberry Pi Foundation
12 months at the Raspberry Pi Foundation
Learning through making
The legacy of logo
Annual Review for the Raspberry Pi Foundation
Coding or Programming: Just semantics?
Digital Making – What is it?
6 months at Raspberry Pi
Interview on The Pi Podcast [Audio]
Annual Review for the Raspberry Pi Foundation
When your work ends, what begins?
Introducing ‘The Digitally Agile Researcher’
Which programming language for learning?
‘Point & grunt’ or ‘eloquently instruct’ – Language & computers
A blogging resolution
Radio #EDUtalk interview on Raspberry Pi computers
“I can do it, I’ve seen it” – On choosing your role models
This is how I work (February 2016)
What I’m doing at the Raspberry Pi Foundation
Habit forming by leveraging the new
Cardboard Robots and Raspberry Pis
2015: My year in blogging reviewed
Digital learning technology: Gaps in the discourse
How do schools buy digital technology?
Flipped Learning research published
On leaving Nesta
Co presenting TIDE podcast, round 2
Education Technology or Technology Education? Can computers make an impact in schools?
Ignore the headlines – computers in classrooms are a good idea, and here’s why
10 weeks of Quinlearning
Digital technology in schools: decoding learning and moving away from the ‘islands of excellence’
Digital Making & Le Canard Digérateur [Video]
Tutoring, Mentoring, Coaching; a continuum
Telling it forwards
Anderton Tiger Radio slot on digital making & education policy
Unlocking potential in the classroom: How digital technology can transform learning outcomes
Quinlearning: A new weekly newsletter from me
What place for research in primary schools? #ResearchEd Primary London
5 years in Primary school Design Tech
Joining Oppi festival of learning in NYC this May
Making it digital this week
How are we supporting young digital makers?
‘The Visible Classroom’ EdTech for CPD evaluation published
All measures are made up #28daysofwriting
What do you stop doing? #28daysofwriting
Failing elegantly #28daysofwriting
Are we stuck with generic tech? #28daysofwriting
Working in the open #28daysofwriting
What *isn’t* the purpose of education? #28daysofwriting
The mindset of ‘levelling up’ #28daysofwriting
How to read a book #28daysofwriting
The key to good writing? It could be cutting #28daysofwriting
Why your next purchase is a political choice #28daysofwriting
When’s it ready to share? #28daysofwriting
Plans & speaking at #bett15
What are you worth?
Is the next big thing in Ed Tech a business model?
5 mins of your feedback wanted please… Reader survey 2015
Blogging reflections on 2014
2015 prediction: Programming a new generation of digital makers
FabLabs and Digital Social Innovation [Video]
A new movement in education
Education: What are the new stories? – Join my session at DiF
Two types of ‘What Works’
Upgrade: How online learning can enhance education
The Visible Classroom update
What are the biggest Ed Tech challenges for schools?
Self made milestones
Clarifying technology in schools: 3 ways
Ed Tech research updates
Don’t settle – Expectations and The Thinking Teacher
The Thinking Teacher: On inspiration
The Thinking Teacher: Learning as becoming
The Thinking Teacher: Worse is better
The Thinking Teacher: Minimum viable lessons
The Thinking Teacher: Regulation – lessons from finance
Exploring impact & evidence for learning with technology [Video]
The Thinking Teacher: Best practice or next practice
‘Teachers need not fear the new Computing curriculum’
The Thinking Teacher: Quantifying learning
The Thinking Teacher: Technology as a mirror
The Thinking Teacher: The futility of utility
The Thinking Teacher: Lenses for teaching
The Thinking Teacher: All you need is love
The Thinking Teacher: Thinking makes it so
The Thinking Teacher: What’s it all about?
Building what matters
Education Technology Action Group (#etag)
Theory of Change in Education
Future Spaces, future teachers and the importance of publishing
Ed Invent – Building Ed Tech starting with the teachers #EIBrighton
Brett Victor on honest teaching
First Steps in Ed Tech Evidence
The power of the ordinary, shared
‘Look up’, ‘Look down’, Look all around
“What if we’re wrong?”
The field of teaching [Video]
Why don’t teachers have business cards..?
Learning Computational Thinking
Reflections on Oppi
Pipelines for ed-tech ideas
Nesta research projects, 3 months in
Computing and coffee breaks #compcpd
Cesar Hidalgo on the importance of tools
Flight: teacher networks in the sharing economy
Excited about efficiency
Papert on Maths: Why ‘no good’ is no good
Current Nesta projects
The Thinking Teacher
2013: A year in blogging
Most read 2013
“Never, ever, write something that’s already in the picture”
Connoisseurs of learning
‘Team Teaching’ as shared experience
Learning and ‘being’
Sharing bringing purpose
All in our head(phone)s
Not new, but right
Lessons from the K Foundation
The teachers’ dilemma: Professionals or technicians
Your life’s work
‘Treat it like a job’: Looking back to achieve more
‘Celebrating’ birthdays & unintended consequences
Coming July 9th: South West Digital Educators Conference #swdec
Mobile & The Cloud: Questions for the future
Regulation: Lessons from finance?
Meeting a monkey
Finnish schools: Not an island
How to come out of nowhere: Avicii
Groups in Finland
Off to Finland…
Primary Computing: As easy as making tea?
Wanted: Outstanding Digital Educators from the South West
Vision and Values [Video]
Startup Weekend London Education 2013
The 100 most influential education blogs
Models for thinking: Memory is the residue of thought
Live blogging highlights for 2012
Learning highlights for 2012
Change your life (in just 12 months)!
StartupWeekend Education London
The fallacy of ‘future proofing’
Learning as lies
Children share their learning at KidsMeet
TeachMeet Twist: London, 29th November
ReconsiderEd: The discussion #lfe2012
An ocean of badges #mozfest
ReconsiderEd @LfE 2012 – Cast your votes!
Making myself redundant
Praxis: Bringing theory and practice to learning
Design (Re)Thinking PSHE
Teaching Twitter: The ‘Lo-Tech’ way
ReconsiderEd: Have your say at the London Festival of Education
Engaging with documentation through design
We are looking in the light, where are the keys?
(Not) Starting from experience
Better than nothing, or better than average?
‘Best practice’ or ‘next practice’?
The ‘Aha!’ moment; hiding the real learning?
Connected: Supporting student blogging and communities of learning [Video] #ptlc12
A Child’s Place in a Digital World: South West Digital Educators 2012
Definition, Attribution & ‘The Field’
Learning from games
New Assessment: Moving towards evidence based teaching
Habbo Hotel: Young people frankly discuss online safety
Empowered mobile learning: iDHSB
Malaysian schools ‘wired’ for 4G
There is no ‘they’
New Kinds of Smart
Are you online?
Learning by making: Caine’s Arcade
Designing for ‘faffing’
The Hive Upton: Crowd funding school development
Webmaking with Mozilla #mozparty
‘Innovation in practice’: Join an ‘On Air’ Discussion #ukcpd4change
‘Code Skool’ with Plymouth University School of Computing
Which first; required learning or desired learning?
Perfection vs Context
Join us via social media at PELeCON
Mastering & the importance of finishing touches
Play as investment
Dial up internet as a model for learning
Live blogging: From school hall to the House of Lords
Great teaching; how does it scale?
Models for thinking: What excites you?
Beware child friendly language
How do you teach a child who knows more than you?
Being less helpful
UTCs: Aiming for authenticity and choice
Innovative learning: The story doesn’t start with you.
Class blogs & cigarettes: Is free in return for ads OK?
Heads together: collaborative brainstorming between students and children
iPad fundraising- 100 heads are better than 30
Structuring creativity: Startup Weekend Edu [Video]
Technology is like History; it makes us think
Learning in the real world [Video]
Watching children’s interests fly with Google Sites [Video]
How to start: Learning objectives or the objective of learning?
Learning highlights for 2011
Why I became a teacher; the challenge
Minimum Viable Lessons
Questioning for confusion
The business of experts
‘Write only’ media
Learning from business for the business of learning #swel
Content or spaces- The real eSafety problem?
Across the chasm
From Primary to H.E.
Why online? Undergraduate tweeting
Why online? Undergraduate blogging.
TeachMeet Plymouth: Buzzing about behaviour
PLODs: Teaching Possible Lines Of Development
‘Tweeting Teachers’: Self organised CPD
Criticism: The value of blogging?
Spreadsheets and pseudo problems
Cummins’ Quadrants: Relevance and challenge
Models for thinking
Starting with why
User experience & the ‘iPhone of learning’
In at the deep end
I dropped out of school, and I’d do it again.
TEDx London: Relationships, Relevance, Polarisation #tedxlondon
Throwing open the tool box
What’s your ratio?
On winning ‘Learning Technologist of the Year’
Physics and Farming
What does learning feel like?
Packing up my classroom
The implications of ‘interesting’
Filling the box
The $5 question
Which first- social media or social constructivism?
How can we enable meaningful independent learning?
Taking things apart
E Learning and Independence at #tmm11
TeachMeet Midlands- Stories from Foundation to Higher #tmm11
E-learning for independence
Technology in problem solving: tools or models?
‘Act’- A mantra for C21 communities? #tmdebate
How I use an iPhone (May 2011)
Why Stories? – My story so far
TeachMeet, meet Facebook
“Context is all”- The Reading SAT
Keynote at the University of Plymouth #onandup
TeachMeet WM Languages: Lessons learnt
Collaborative assessment with Google Docs
Children self organising online communities
‘Jackson Pollock’ models for leadership
“Poke the box”: Questioning Questioning
TeachMeet Brum #tmbrum
Top down ideas, to ground up development – Regional Meeting West Midlands 1
Figure out what you want. Figure out how to get it. Get it. #purposed
Collaborative tools breed collaborative thinking
TeachMeet: Midlands: Inspiring practice and live blogging #tmm11
School Radio: Is it dated?
Articulating Learning 2: Extending the learning
Making Habits & Forcing Change #tmeast
Google Teacher Academy UK: Final Reflection (#gtauk)
‘The Tipping Point’ assembly
Thoughts on Leadership, Management and Change
Reflections on Learning Without Frontiers 2011 #lwf11
Vital ‘TeachShare’ Presentation on Google Docs
Engaging interest, not just attention
Tuning in to children
Poetry with Parents
iPhone & Dropbox as a portable visualiser
Collapsing into the holidays
Children on Learning Spaces
Outside the box
Generating ideas in ‘Learning Agreement Time’
Transforming Learning for NQTs presentation
Collaborative INSET with Google Docs
IWB slides: A crutch or a necessity?
#pgcetips: Don’t put off innovation
#pgcetips: Teaching Style
The little things
Collaborating across continents with Google Docs
I never thought of myself as a writer
Reviewing my NQT year
Cool technology things I learned at Google Teacher Academy (#gtauk)
Google Teacher Academy (#gtauk): Reflections
My #gtauk presentation: Collaborating on teaching writing
Continuing thoughts on classroom space
How could I develop my space?
Problems with timetabled learning
My Google Teacher Academy Application
Getting out of my classroom
Let’s let students manage real world distractions
iPad in Education Event
PGCE to NQT: Some reflections
Personalising writing lessons with the new Google Docs
TeachMeet Birmingham: Primary Edition
Documenting negotiated projects
Digital thinking in maths
Can we ‘unplan’ the KS2 curriculum?
School Radio: Phase two
I worry about the iPad
Negotiated projects and Random Activity Generator
ICT skills should be portable
Sentence level starters
Embedding 21st Century technologies presentation
TeachMeet: ‘Real’ relationships still matter
MA project ideas
Home Access: Sustainability should be core.
BETT & TeachMeet: Ideas not kit
Scaffolding negotiated projects (part II)
Scaffolding negotiated projects
e-Reading: Seeing books differently
Edublog awards nomination
Blogging in the Primary Classroom
The drive to be social with technology
Birmingham eSafety strategy launch
Using twitter on a school trip
Sentence writing with pictures
1:1- Using twitter to get a young class to the right resources
School Radio: Initial efforts
1:1: Starting Google Docs
No email sign ups for a whole class
1:1 Primary: The first few weeks
School Radio: Introduction & Equipment
1:1 Primary: Starting thoughts
Some tools and tricks I swear by
Subversive tech: An IWB for £30?!
What is collaboration?
A visualiser on the cheap
Is engagement enough?
Time for reflection
Starting my blog