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Kevin McLaughlin
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Senior Lecturer Primary Education, ADE, Google Innovator, Primary Teacher (20 yrs), Technology enthusiast, Artist, Musician
Senior Lecturer Primary Education, ADE, Google Innovator, Primary Teacher (20 yrs), Technology enthusiast, Artist, Musician

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The schoolification of EYFS and the demise of play-based learning.
Painting? Thinking? Learning? Playing? All of these? Before I taught in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), I would jest that this learning through play malarkey was just playing. How on earth could a teacher focus in such a noisy and chaotic environme...
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The depressed teacher
For many years I have been recognised, in the main, as an 'outstanding teacher' by my peers, the LA and Ofsted. I learned from my errors, I listened to advice from those more experienced and I strove to improve my pedagogy through CPD and reading literature...
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Favourite education blogger posts of 2017
2017 has been quite a year for Education bloggers. These posts have questioned my beliefs in education, they have informed me and made me think. Best of all, they have caused a ripple in Education in England. A ripple that that demonstrates schools can do t...
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The Primary Education series - an introduction
"It’s impossible to recruit staff, retain
them and help them uncover their
greatest professional selves when they
feel untrusted, constantly monitored and
uncertain about their value in the
organization." Jeremy Hannay, Headteacher, Three Bridges Primary Sc...
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Thank you for making me think
My new role as a Senior Lecturer in Primary Education has opened up a world of research that was just out of my reach as a primary teacher due to a severely limited budget and a local library that never stocked such literature. Instead, I used Twitter to ke...
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New post - Teaching and Learning metaphors
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A powerful interactive chrome extension that makes learning #Googleapps easy
Training for Google Apps
Training for Google Apps
chrome.google.com
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