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William Jenkins
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Interest in Edu, Technology, Organisational Culture & Start Ups
Interest in Edu, Technology, Organisational Culture & Start Ups

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EdcampUK
This post explores the possibility of hosting an Edcamp in the UK. This is an idea that I think could: 1) Help nudge the needle forward a little regarding the content of Chris van der Kuyl's 2015 Scottish Learning Festival 2) Empower educators as John Swinn...
EdcampUK
EdcampUK
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#MSFTEduChat - My Books & Some Skype Stories
This week's #MSFTEduChat is all about literacy and some Skype Master Teachers will be moderating the chat, so thought it would be a good time to discuss how some recent books I've read have influenced my work. My youngest son's first Classroom Skype call al...
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Oh the Places You'll Go... Scottish Edu Projects
The Spy Quest mission in November was a real highlight of some of the recent projects I've been involved with. It was a joy to include my son in my world of work. I've no idea the extent (if any) that the projects I've been involved with has helped in any w...
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A #DigCit Lesson: An Amazing Skype Call with a Connected Educator
This post details how sharing a great post led to a Skype call, and how agreeing to pitch in and help out with the Digital Learning Scotland agenda and #DigCitSummit has got us here today.  It also wonders if educators doing a quick 5 minute favour could ge...
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Digital Citizenship Summit UK
Education Scotland launched a new conversation about reading for pleasure today. Here's a brief story about how a discussion about a Digitial Citizenship Summit UK #DigCitSummitUK came about... and how much we've achieved in 3 days. Spoiler Alert! The hero ...
Digital Citizenship Summit UK
Digital Citizenship Summit UK
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DigCitSummitUK: Going Live
This time last week I had a Skype conversation with a member of my Personal Learning Network (PLN) Marialice Curran ( @mbfxc ) who wanted to discuss the possibility of hosting a UK Digital Citizenship Summit, I think this was just supposed to be a scoping e...
DigCitSummitUK: Going Live
DigCitSummitUK: Going Live
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#DigCitSummitUK: Always Show Your Friendship First
This post is about the messiness of startups and how lurching from crisis to crisis is OK, if the culture is right! If it is, as a team, you can figure out a solution. If the team is stuck with a tough choice but have the right core values and you make sure...
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#BeTheDigitalChange: Let's Be Pirates
This post details how I've went from proponent of Education Scotland and their Digital Learning Scotland and Developing the Youth Workforce agenda to turning Pirate on them... But how and why I'm still supportive of them in their work. That is if they know ...
#BeTheDigitalChange: Let's Be Pirates
#BeTheDigitalChange: Let's Be Pirates
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New Teachers to Twitter
After watching Chris van der Kuyl's keynote and reading the Developing the Youth Workforce document, I knew who and what could be used to realise the things that Chris was advocating for. This post details how and why I felt an an invasion of Connected Educ...
New Teachers to Twitter
New Teachers to Twitter
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Startups, Growing Pains and Product Market Fit
"More organisations die of indigestion than starvation" David Packard That's something that I have gotten an appreciation of this week as the UK Digital Citizenship Summit closes it's 5th Week. This post details how and why I'm going to be charting my own c...
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