Last night I braved the rain and headed to Basildon – for the first ever TeachMeet Essex. For those who do not know what a Teach Meet is – then let two of my favourite people – Tim and Moby tell you here: I was picked to go first by the random fruit machine from [...]
Archive for October, 2010
One of the roles that I relish is working with trainee teachers, as a mentor to the students within my school, it gives me the opportunity to reflect on my own teaching as well as enabling me to mentor and guide those embarking on their career. As well as mentoring I also give the Geography [...]
So another school year is underway and once again the use of games within the classroom is ongoing. We have a set of games that have been trialled within classes and continue to be used to promote skills across the curriculum. These are: Dr Kawashima Brain Training and Professor Layton on the DS Wild Earth [...]
I am Senior Teacher/ICT co-ordinator at Oakdale Junior School. I am passionate about using ICT and games based learning in school. The views expressed here are my own and not those of my employer.