HP Teacher Exchange

Despite having a difficult web address to remember ( Hewlett Packard have one of the most interesting sections on their web site for teachers. I follow them on Twitter (@HPTeachExchange) and they often come up with some lists of great resources for teachers. For example, I used their list of animation resources for a project

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Earlier this year I introduced some students to blogging. They set up their blogs, wrote their first posts and started down the path of maintaining their blogs. A few weeks later when I asked how things were going, one student commented that she was still enjoying the process but felt that it was like ‘writing

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Teacher Professional Development via Twitter

As the summer approaches many teachers will again engage in a range of continuous professional development courses, on topics ranging from the environment to the Internet. But did you ever consider using Twitter as a source for your own professional development? Will Richardson,, author of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and other powerful web tools for

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Pupils to study Twitter and blogs in primary schools shake-up

The above headline appeared in the Guardian yesterday, March 25th. The sensational headline is a journalist’s interpretation of a leaked report on the forthcoming Rose Report on the new primary curriculum in England. Many believe that the leaked document has been misrepresented by the journalist in question and that the curriclum documents do not specifically

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