Category Archive: Social networking

Apr 21

Skype Chat to Junior School @RRIS

It might seem like we have gone quiet on the blog for a while but we have been working away in the background on projects! (especially Rec Road Radio) This week, following work done in each of our Year 2 classes, we had 3 Skype chats with Year 6 from our feeder junior school, Avenue …

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Mar 10

Welcome to Quadblogging @RRIS

  We are very excited to announce that we are in a Quadblog with other schools from around the world!  This a project where 4 schools work together looking and commenting on each other’s blogs.  The schools in our Quadblog are: King’s Park Primary School in Edinburgh, Scotland Roydvale Primary School in Christchurch, New Zealand …

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Nov 08

Our First Skype Meeting @RRIS

The DL’s were excited today as we had the opportunity to have our very first Skype meeting with a group of children from the Brighton area, who were having a special DL Day of their own. Sadly their speakers weren’t working so we had to type messages to them but we could hear and see …

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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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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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