Browsing All posts tagged under »Flying Start Education«

The Xmas Factor 2011

December 22, 2010


Let me share with you a Twitter conversation that transpired between Kevin McLaughlin and myself a few days ago. It all came about after Kevin tweeted about the 3D snowflakes he had made with his class. The 3D snowflake buzz caught on quickly and many primary tweechers found themselves making these beautiful decorations in the […]

First time for everything

December 21, 2010


A couple of weeks ago I took part in ukedchat properly¬†for the first time and Amanda, over at Flying Start Education, suggested I knock up a little post about my experience of it. For those of you that don’t know what ukedchat is, I’m not going to explain it to you! Ian Addison does a […]

Taking notes like Tony

November 22, 2010


I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been one to use what I would have called ‘mind maps’ both in and out of the classroom. They’ve gone by many names over the years: spider diagrams, brain storms or thought showers to name but a few. Then last summer, I went on a Philosophy for […]

Fake facts

October 26, 2010


Early on in the year, I decided I wanted to teach my class about being aware of false information on the Internet. We’re constantly hammering home the message about not talking to people you don’t know online and not giving away personal details, but I actually wanted to touch on the subject of false, although […]

Finally… I’m at the beginning!

October 11, 2010


After a bit of too-ing and fro-ing and dabbling with a few sites, I’ve set up and I’m here to stay… for a bit at least! While I still plan to share P4C resources, I was beginning to feel having a blog dedicated solely to that was a bit restricting. I wanted to the […]