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Holly Fairbrother
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This week, we have been exploring andragogy and how we can use learning theory to motivate and design learning for adults. We had to create a Padlet to share our ideas. Access mine HERE or click below.

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Sign up for the third Google Summit in Qatar! 
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Twitter for Professional Learning in the Digital Age
"You must leave digital footprints so people know you’re treading among them and part of the community" Vicki Davis, ' Global Education by Design '. I joined Twitter in July 2012 and I honestly can’t tell you what prompted me to join. I had been in a school...

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Stop Blogger Redirecting to Country-Specific URLs
I set up my blog in Malaysia about five years ago; I moved to Singapore and maintained my blog. Most recently, I came to Qatar. My Blog address, as stated in the settings of my Blogger dashboard is: Google, however, redirects Blogger blogs to country-specif...

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Organisational Change: Innovations in Education
For part of this week's assignment, I had to read up on different management theories - which gave me flash backs to my PGDip in Management that I did last century, and thank goodness I got out of that dull quagmire - as well as models of innovation. This i...

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Next month's NERDucation would like contributions online as well as face to face. We have three topics up for discussion this week. Please add your ideas, articles of relevance etc.

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I am trying to set up an 'unconference' monthly meet-up for educators; we are starting small, just in our school but would like to grow into the Qatar community. I think a great way to start is by sharing here!

Our second meet is this afternoon; we are talking Teacher Branding. I attach the Padlet for our ideas which I invite you to read and add to.

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Making Connections in Texts
I had a fantastic two lessons with both my Grade 7s today; we were all excited and the light bulb moments popped everywhere! We are currently studying the novel Skellig (Almond, 2000) and I have written before about using drama to bring to life their unders...
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