Monthly Archives: August 2010


“Your Voice”

The nature of education means that the sharing of ideas, theories and resources is seen as the ‘norm’, this blog is no exception. We welcome your views about key issues posted on the “Your Voice” forum page, a blog is … Continue reading


Advice for NQTs and GTPs

During my time as an Science NQT and ITT mentor I was often asked ‘what would be my top five tips for 1st year survival?’. This question has been asked of me again recently, so I thought I would share … Continue reading


Is your classroom a stimulating learning environment??

I often use Twitter to find out what’s going on in education across the world, as I’m fascinated in learning about new ideas, techniques and products even though I no longer teach my own classes. One of the most enthusiastic … Continue reading


How can Social Media be used to enhance ‘Teaching & Learning’?

“Social Media in Education – Getting the Most Out Of Students” Many people have recently written about how social media have gradually taken over our everyday life.  Today, you cannot go very far without using some type of social medium … Continue reading


Comments from delegates at the recent ‘New Technologies’ workshops run in partnership with Education Resourcing:
“Very pleased with this training. Thank You”
“Thank you Sharon. This was a great session with quite a lot of information and new skills to explore.”
“I will aim to promote Twitter and Wiki as learning tools. Thank you for the web links too”
“With your wealth of knowledge and experience I hope we have a follow up lesson”
“Thank you Education Resourcing for this great opportunity. I was happy to meet up with fellow colleagues”
“Another high quality session with great relevance to my needs as a supply teacher”
“A follow up session would be very welcome in a couple of months so we can share questions, comments once we’ve had chance to “play” with the materials”
“Really enjoyed session – lots to think about and have a go at. Very useful”
“Hope you do another session to take us forward”
“Before I came to this presentation I thought that social networking sites were used for trivial reasons, but now I can see that they can be useful professionally”