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Is it possible to be proactive when technology and the use of social media sites changes so quickly?

A colleague of mine asked me this question today.  Here’s my reply:

I think it is possible to be proactive with technology and social media, because I think the growth of social networking is plateauing.   446 more words

Social Justice and Evidence-Based Education

Plymouth University

‘We all share a moral purpose – liberating individuals from ignorance, democratising access to knowledge, making opportunity more equal, giving every child an equal chance to succeed,’ … 945 more words

Social Justice SIG

A New Focus

As you can see by the new header for the site, I’ll be changing the focus of the Ed Tech Journeys blog, from leadership and technology, to the teacher’s path. 340 more words


Archaeo-Astronomy Steps Out From the Shadows of the Past

A new developing field of research is combining astronomical techniques with the study of ancient man-made features and the surrounding landscapes. From the ‘Crystal Pathway’ that connects stone circles on Cornwall’s Bodmin Moor to star-aligned megaliths in central Portugal, archaeo-astronomers are discovering new evidence that Neolithic and Bronze Age people were acute observers of the Sun, Moon and stars and that within their local landscape they managed to insert astronomical references. 349 more words


Creating a research-rich climate: our first steps

Image: @jasonramasami

Having recently been appointed as ‘research and development leader’ at my school, I would like to put down in writing my thoughts about how I see this role working in practice. 1,470 more words

Educational Research

We Need Diverse Books, Teaching for Change

“Normal Reading”: Feature Report
Full recording of June 19 program
Why Teaching for Change? Why Not Rush Revere?
Partial Transcript (with more to come) of June 19 program

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