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Tom Barrett
Works at NoTosh
Lives in Nottingham, UK
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‘We all want good results for our young people and for them to learn and develop. However, what we test is the acquisition of a narrow collection of facts, not whether we have the skills to succeed in employment, not whether we have the capacity to build and maintain, the ingredients of a fruitful adulthood… Creative teaching nurtures and develops these skills by creating a learning environment in which pupils are challenged, rather than directed, where learning is relevant to their lives.’

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A range of crowdsourced ideas for teachers to help kick start your class blog or consider some new ways to leverage the platform to support learning.

If you find something useful, remember to share it and to consider adding some more ideas to the open presentation.

#classblogs  
I have always enjoyed supporting classroom blogging and encouraging teacher networks to share and visit each other's work. Blogging was the social media
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http://www.google.com/mobile/voice-actions/ Saves my thumbs some work!
Voice Actions for Android let you control your phone using your voice. Call contacts and businesses, send messages, browse the web, and complete common tasks.
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Hi,tom Why Google voice can't use in iphone 4?
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The Interesting Ways series continues to be a great example of crowdsourcing good quality classroom ideas and it has been a privilege connecting with all of
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dear sir come visit to sri lanka
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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 6:00 AM. Educators all over the world have used Google's geo products to help students conceptualize, visualize, share and communicate information about the world around ...
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I'm guessing you're involved in this following your stellar performance at #gtauk ?
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Chrome: Heavy Google Docs users know it can be a pain when you get an email with an attachment—even if it's in Gmail—and want to save it in Google Docs for later.
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Some good points in this article:
It seems to me that a lot of folks in the previous discussion don't really understand quite what makes Amazon so interesting—and threatening, for that matter—to the publishing industry. So I'm...
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When you think of edu companies engaging with teachers - who would you say does it really well?
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Tom, which of these two Google+ profiles should I follow? Which should I recommend my students follow?
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Google's foray into personal cloud storage, Google Drive, is about to launch next week.
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Always have your stuff when you need it with @Dropbox. 2GB account is free! http://db.tt/engsM2UW
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http://mashable.com/2012/04/17/google-drive-launch/

Also will likely keep dropbox (and use both) -- I've 8GB there currently.
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This is AWESOME!
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What a beautiful piece of engineering.
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We worked with 500+ educators from the Early Years sector in Sydney #designthinking #notosh
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I am currently working for Notosh as a Senior Consultant.

Topics I am passionate about:
  • Games Based Learning.
  • Personal learning networks and why we should all have one.
  • Using Google tools in the classroom.
  • A blended approach to using educational technology in the primary (elementary) classroom.
  • Digital storytelling.
  • Using technology to engage and inspire learners.
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