Author's details

Name: Sheli Blackburn
Date registered: February 29, 2012


Advanced skills teacher

Latest posts

  1. Assessing computing – a #DLchat topic of conversation — October 7, 2014
  2. Using Primary Aged Digital Leaders — May 11, 2014
  3. Teaching the teachers — March 8, 2014
  4. Getting started with digital leaders — February 2, 2014
  5. #DigitalMaking — February 1, 2014

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  3. Edmodo tutorial — 5 comments
  4. Logo competition winners! — 4 comments
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Oct 07

Assessing computing – a #DLchat topic of conversation

Thanks to @Ingotian for hosting #DLchat and contributing this guest post about assessing computing. You can read the original post here.      We now have over 1000 individual teachers in the baseline testing Google group with more joining each day. 580 schools have made accounts on the web site and 40,000 pupils have been tested with between …

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May 11

Using Primary Aged Digital Leaders

This guest post by Rebecca Stacey can be found on her blog here.   Using Digital Leaders in school has been one of the easiest decisions I’ve made! Thanks to a really great showcase of blogs and community at the Digital Leader Network site it is really easy to get involved! So what is the idea?  Digital leaders …

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Mar 08

Teaching the teachers

  As Digital Leaders, we are meant to be the experts on iPads! So, today the teachers requested for our help using iMovie. we demonstrated on how to use iMovie and told them all they need to know. We made some short example videos, then used airplay to give a real explanation. All teachers had …

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Feb 02

Getting started with digital leaders

When Andrea Carr (founder of Rising Stars) approached me to create an ‘In a Nutshell’ leaflet to help other teachers get started with digital leaders, I was delighted. Although I was unable to attend the Bett Show this year, apparently they went down well and had all gone by the Friday when Tracey Bowers went …

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Feb 01


Thanks to @alexgingell for this fantastic guest post! Lots of super ideas to use with your digital leaders.   On Wednesday, I took a group of 4 Digital Leaders from Year 5 and 6 to the Mozilla HQ in Central London to take part in  a range of digital learning tasks. The day was held as part of the …

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Sep 25

Badge the UK at Moz Fest 2013

A guest post by Sally Molineaux We’ve been really busy with our badge work, and are now gearing up for one of the more exciting events in our calendar – the Mozilla Festival. Mozfest brings together webmakers, educators and innovators from around the world who all share Mozilla’s aim to make the web more open …

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