The social Web, by all means possible

The world’s largest tech companies are rushing to connect the next billion people to the Web. Microsoft is creating connectivity by consolidating the small bits of bandwidth between television channels (television whitespaces). Facebook is experimenting with transmitting data via high-flying drones (project Aquila) and Google via balloons (project Loon). The motives in each case seem […]

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Turn Off Teacher SAT Nav

Mathematics is an interconnected subject in which pupils need to be able to move fluently between representations of mathematical ideas [1] I have, for some time now, had an obsession with certain elements of the mastery approach to mathematics: Variation Multi-strategy discussions Bar modelling I am not going to attempt to define what mastery is or […]

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Mind Your Language

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. (N.Mandela) Our children’s world revolves around using huge amounts of highly advanced accessible technology. Surrounded by computers and social media, children “chat” more than ever, but spend less […]

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