Category Archive: Secondary DLs

Oct 25

Makewaves Offer for Digital Leader Coordinators / DL schools

Sheli;  I; Mark Riches (Makewaves);  Tim Riches (Digital_Me) and Glyn (SSAT) have an offer for anyone who runs Digital Leaders in their schools. I am coordinating a number of North Yorkshire Primary and Secondary schools to contribute towards a Digital Leader Network using the Makewaves Social Learning Environment – read more here and  here. Sheli …

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Sep 28

My Journey to the Scottish Digital Leaders Network.

On Wednesday 25th September, I presented at the SLF teachmeet on the topic of the Scottish Digital Leaders Network. Here is that presentation   2 years ago I taught ICT across the school as RCCT cover…it nearly killed me. Not the ICT bit, I loved it for enabling children to do fantastic creative work, and …

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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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Aug 07

BYOD In Schools – Part 4: Student Engagement

This year has seen our school begin the process of implementing a Bring Your Own Device Strategy(BYOD) across the whole school, notionally led by me, which is somewhat worrying. Fortunately my erstwhile co-leader @Gripweed1 has made up for my many deficiencies in the process, and we enter the final half-term of the year, 6 months after starting, having …

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Aug 02

Implementing BYOD In Schools: Policies, training and trialling

A BYOD implementation strategy for a whole-school has to be more water-tight than a duck: Forgive me if I lapse into jargon. There are so many different aspects which have to be lined up simultaneously that at times it feels like shooting basketballs into hoops but only getting points if five go in at exactly …

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Aug 01

BYOD In Schools: Our rationale and preparations for roll-out

BYOD: A Rationale And An Implementation Strategy I have blogged elsewhere about how I came to use mobile technology in school as part of my lessons, and how BYOD has transformed the way in which my students learn and access learning. The next phase was to work out how the benefits of this could be …

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