Tag Archives: reflection

ACEC2014 – Now it’s personal

I’m back from ACEC2014 and today as I dealt with the ten loads of washing my teenagers accumulated while i was away, I have been reflecting on the conference. There were many fabulous aspects to ACEC2014 that have left my brain tired but also energised. I listened to some great keynotes, I took many informative workshops and I met

Edmodo- Social media for tweens.

Tween – A child between middle childhood and adolescence, usually between 8 and 12 years old. ‘tween (twin) prep. contraction of between. Edmodo –  (stylized edmodo) is a social learning platform for teachers, students, and parents. It is commonly thought of as the Facebook of schools. I teach Tweens and in my opinion they are deeply social beings. You

A new year begins

There is an old saying among teachers, that I suspect is a bit of an urban myth. ‘To start the year right, do not smile until Easter’ or words to that effect. Well my year started this week and already my class have been in fits of laughter. It is going to be a good year. Not