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final stages…..

This blog was born for the purposes of my M.Ed. assignment, as a reflective journal to document my learning and reflections along the way. I can’t say that I have been the most attentive curator, especially in recent times when … Continue reading

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Understanding teacher agency: The importance of relationships

Priestley, M., Biesta, G.J.J. & Robinson, S. (2012). Understanding teacher agency: The importance of relationships. A paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, Canada, 13-17 April 2012 This paper is really interesting and reinforces … Continue reading

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One today!

Happy birthday! it’s been exactly a year since this blog was born. As I said, it is a quiet wee blog, it doesn’t get huge traffic but it serves its purpose to be my sounding board and reflective journal for … Continue reading

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Using RSS: CPD is all around!

I’ve been messing about trying to gather up some useful blog feeds that I have either  been reading for a while  or have come across recently and have learned loads of things about using RSS and how useful it can be. … Continue reading

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Is Learning Changing?

We’ve been snowbound for coming-up two weeks now this weekend. The children’s schools are at various stages of open or closing, and all three at different times, which goes for busy mornings, checking twitter or websites, or making and taking … Continue reading

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Stephen Downes on the Role of the Educator

First written for the National CPD Team Blog I came across this really thought-provoking blogpost written by Stephen Downes, the Canadian education technology research specialist, it’s  a probing insight into many issues which resonate with the thinking of the National CPD … Continue reading

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The future of teacher education

This morning, being another stuck-in-the-snow day (groan), I listened to the MFL flashmeeting that happened last night. It was really nice to see all the folks who were taking part – some of them do feel like real friends now, even … Continue reading

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