Category Archives: Education


This is something that popped into my head all the way back on 1st January 2011 as I watched my twitter stream populate with the hashtag #project365 alongside a myriad of photos, videos, book recommendations and poetry. For me, what … Continue reading

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Geocaching in education – what’s the point?

Whilst on our walk around the sand dunes of #lob11 the conversation turned at one point to geocaching and it turned out that there was this geocache nearby (you’ll need to be logged in to view although it’s free to … Continue reading

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Self Directed Learning and Role Play

Two blog posts (here and here) and a local authority exhibition that I attended tonight have inspired me to think about the use of role play in the classroom (and out) to develop language and literacy skills. What I noticed … Continue reading

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#MissionExploreDay reflection

Last week my class took part in our Mission: Explore day, which was to look at the use of mobile technology in outdoor education and trips. The day went really well and I just wanted to blog a few thoughts … Continue reading

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#MissionExploreDay March 9th

On Wednesday, 9th March my class will be taking part in Mission Explore Day, using the premise of the Mission Explore book to explore and find out about our school’s village in more detail. The aim of the day for … Continue reading

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BETT 2011 – a newbie’s perspective

This year was the first time I’ve ever attended BETT. I’d heard a lot about it last year and really wanted to attend so it was brilliant when my new HT mentioned about going. Through twitter I heard a lot … Continue reading

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What’s education like in other countries?

This post is inspired by the WordPress PostADay challenge: Which three countries would you like to visit and why? I don’t intend to follow the challenge rigidly but I do want to increase the amount of reflective blogging that I do … Continue reading

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