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Just so long as that parent is like Ralph Miliband
A plan which has suffered a setback after a pilot scheme using badgers.
hehe! But you do it so well ;-)
We cared for out cats properly rather than dressing them and photographing them.
My grandchildren will ask, 'Pops, what did you do in the education war?'
6 Blogging Mistakes You Might Not Have Considered
Appalling story - DFE requisitions LA property in Islington & gives to a for profit free school company
10 Powerful Twitter Tools for Teachers Professional Development
There's a lot of James Gandolfini stuff out there today. But watch this. 2' 38" of pure joy: VIDEO
Tip! “: Notebook 11 Music Activity Builder examples ”
[Wow - must read] Hopscotch - teach students to create and programme iPad games
100kg of imported from Hungary and labelled beef is found in Lancashire, UK. 40kg already sold to public - Food Standards Agency
Collaboration isn’t working. but it could if approached as a journey not a destination.
This is what I have to work with:
It's cyclic. Vista was XP, ruined. 7 was Vista, fixed. 8 is 7 ruined and Windows 9 will be 8, fixed.
"what is being? It's somewhere here. When you see it, wave or cheer."
RT : Just made a pancake which has the face of the next pope on... is that some kind of miracle? > to eat with papal syrup? ;)
Careers advice is a real hot potato, shame the DfE seem to be wearing oven gloves on this issue!
Join me on Thursday at 5:30 for a live webchat with Toby Young. Just bring your gorgeous self
Interesting read: 'Top Ed-Tech Trends: What's Changed from 2011 to 2012?'
RT : Got an iphone? Then you'll chuckle. Baby I lobe you. !
Warning over secret database featuring 8m children | Telegraph
Neuroscientist Molly Crockett: how to spot 'neurobollocks' (Wired UK)
essayed: Do Universities Care Enough About Students? @lfe2012
Got the pumpkins at the ready in my room at school :) - Students loving them - No candles though :( Fire is a hazard dammit! haha
Can't help thinking that this needs a wider audience: How George Osborne ruined my day at the beach via
and she does it so well, love it!
Steve Bell at the Conservative party conference: 'Boris Johnson makes them feel normal' – video < Genius
9 Reasons Why a Mac is Running Slow and What to Do About It
Blogging for Business: 3 Things to Keep in Mind via
Our very own Iona Bradley will show you how to plan for progression with at the November 9th
ZX81 magazine Monochrome just released issue 3 as PDF
What the hell is that? RT Extraordinary conversation between Paul Merton and Jimmy Saville .
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Stewart on Romneyshambles 'Chaos on Bullshit Mountain'
higher education facts and figures 2012 publication out now
10 new iOS 6 features iPad users should know
English country sign of the week
This is the best office invention I've ever seen.
New Liveblog: Here is the light, where are the keys? - Bob Harrison
THIS IS WHY TWITTER IS THE BEST
My week on twitter: 393 retweets received, 2 new listings, 38 new followers, 306 mentions. Via:
1 in 4 teens dont know diff b/w debit &credit card - Financial ed is not intuitive... u gotta learn it!
A car chase without the cars - an ad for Carlton Draught beer - very funny and worth a wat...
Selling your services by the hour: Now here's an idea. This site, , allows you to o...
This parody of "Fifty Shades of Gray" is a hoot. I promise it's short (1min) and worth a watch, you'll LOL -
Michael Gove writing about academies in The Sun. A man for whom the plural of anecdote is not data, but policy
My week on twitter: 249 retweets received, 19 new followers, 170 mentions. Via:
Klout overhauls its business model, but does it answer its critics? < time will tell
Interesting turn of events. RT : More reasons why we need - the 'Pearson degree':
I meant, of course 'maybe it's the metal that tastes of bananas'. I blame the M4.
Nicola Adams gets gold in the boxing with a stunning display. Another cutting for 's multicultural sCRAPbook
kind of cloudy this morning in Bolton, hoping for sun later . .
" on abolition of qualified teacher status. Muddled policy tourism: ” >> Lucid, non-bandwagon response.
100 Twitter tools for educators
The point of powerpoint <- Scientific analysis on why Powerpoint presentations often fail
TEACHING and biscuits. Tuck into "Thrift" by Phil Church () -- (UK)
"Pink Floyd: The Story of Wish You Were Here"
Every so often you see something and think 'that is UTTER GENIUS': Using fluorescent lights to calibrate clocks.
Here's the full details of who paid for the (it was mainly you and me)
Can it, Tories. Your go was the Jubilee, and all you gave us was some old racists on a wet boat.
Let's make the Olympic rings creative commons by for
have you ever heard of "let me google that for you" I have used it more then once.
RT : YouTube's new digital citizenship curriculum
Holiday reading: Charlie Stross' Halting State... "They’re tunnelling TCP/IP over AD&D!” :-)
Science writers should not fear jargon - Researchers use complex language for a specific purpose: /via
8 Ways To Better Use Your Schools’ Twitter Account -
Conversation with Michael Wesch - A Cultural Anthropologist
Inspectors asked to leave after ‘troubling incidents’ - FE news - TES:
New Blog Post: Essentials ICT
Every pupil to get an iPad as parents chip in - Education - Yorkshire Post |
Incredible : Schools are being judged by Ofsted inspectors who have never passed a qualification in teaching.
MLM: Multi Level Marketing is not reinventing the wheel, it's still Network Marketing http://goo.gl/HTVhN via
History will judge Gove as worst education secretary ever. He frittered money on free schools & ignored numbers crisis
Pay, performance and pensions are global challenges in higher education
15 new 'studio schools' to be set up for pupils aged 14 & over, combining academic studies & work-based training | BBC
LOCOG won't be very happy when they see this billboard n... on Twitpic - via
Jeremy Hunt is touring the London 2012 Olympic accommodation tomorrow. Because even an Olympic village needs an idiot....
If you haven't seen it check the site and prepare for your jaw to hit the floor
RT : ICT Questions School Governors need to ask.
BigTrak and film c/o thanks Graham - will put up the low res films online
Think you've implemented Assessment for Learning? Think again - most schools are doing it wrong, says creator
Summary Session 106 - Thoughts about changes to Initial Teacher Training via
My reflection on today's unkeynote by and
frm blog: HE in FE is it a con?: Having taught HE in FE over four years ago, I used to manage a programme where ...
The iPad and ‘Flipping’ – Reflections of a concerned teacher
For those who missed it, here's sweary rant from Louise Mensch's business partner as he quit Twitter last night
10 ways twitter has made us better teachers - by @theASIDEblpg via
Pros and Cons Teaching via PowerPoint
Hey tweeps...can you share why you use Twitter for professional learning? PLS use pls rt
My week on twitter: 422 retweets received, 4 new listings, 108 new followers, 735 mentions. Via:
'Buried' report praised Labour's school building programme
“@Kerry_EasyBib: Realizing the Promise of New Education Technologies ”
do I always get the blame? I know nothing about Scooby Doo, Sam does though!
C'est ds le sens inverse qui m'intéresse! RT : Share ur Whiteboard Screen on Student iPads w TeamViewer
Can You Use the Same Power Adapter for iPhone and iPad? via
NEW CASE STUDY: Affordable accessibility with iPads for learners with communication needs
We can’t be too hard on the bankers, if we are these clever brilliant criminals may move to another country and start breaking the law there
How did I miss this lovely, elegant rebuttal of Toady Young's latest ludicrous, attention-seeking rant by ?
RT Toby Young and that Spectator piece, here is a blog about it ««« Great piece on
That's it. I can't bear your sanctimonious tone any longer
can you use dickhead and church in the same sentence?
On the plus side, on the way home I invented . . .
My week on twitter: 233 retweets received, 1 new listings, 78 new followers, 312 mentions. Via:
FE fees will be a big disincentive for my adult learners, who are mainly female and working class. Will reinforce ed hegemony
Respect for OFSTED plummeting further upon discovering they need a section in their "style guide" on apostrophes.
Stunning cartoon by on and . Spread it, good people of twitter.
George Osborne's official spokesperson Allegra Stratton extolling his virtues on . He coud save the Euro if they'd let him :-)
Collecting, Annotating and Redistributing Student Work using an iPad, GoodReader, Dropbox via @jphale72 |
Blog: If want a fiscal crisis just let your corporations move their profits to tax havens
Apple TV in the Classroom
This is an aboslute must read: The 33 digital skills every teacher should have
just got my tweet mentioned in the 'get involved live reporting' feed
This is no mere bagatelle, this is an M&S trifle
The Americans made 'The Wire' and 'The Sopranos'... we just get the enquiry, there's not even a bloody theme tune!
just a few minutes to go before the 'festival of forgetfulness' aka enquiry, in the forgetting chair today, is Mr Hunt
It's a sorry state of affairs that TED have banned this potentially game changing talk. Cameron & co need to watch it.
No government worked in Belgium, the other stuff is received opinion. Out of Euro makes it worse. Syriza wants to stay in Euro
dont you hate it when you accidentally favourite peoples tweets
RT : Just asked the Welsh waiter in the restaurant 'is the Eton Mess good?' 'you should know' he replied 'you're living in it' !
police are seeing if the man involved in is on benefits. If so the siege will be relocated to Stoke-on-Trent
I know absolutely nothing about what is happening on I think I'll ring Sky News up, this should qualify me as an expert....
very true, staplers are lethal, absolute killers. Once you take out the stairs (1000 deaths plus per year) concentrate on staplers
"It is *crazy* disciplined" a fascinating parent's insight into Mossbourne relayed by in her NAHT blog
Well that went in off someones arse.
When the Tories put Baroness Warsi up for interview, I think they are playing some weird kind of political handicap system .. .
at last the nation unites behind a single central unifying theme. We all HATE Tony Blair, all of us (everyone!!)
Terrific. Trucano of World Bank: 10 things you don't want to hear about computers in schools: via
Sergio Leone: "I like Clint Eastwood because he has only two facial expressions: one with the hat, and one without it."
Atos are all over . They are going to demand all wheelchair users present themselves as fit for a dancing career.
Google doodle commemorates Robert Doisneau talented photographer, but he overdid the B&W filter in Instagram I think
This is awesome: a massive, man-made spiderweb 80,000 square feet of plastic. WATCH:
Social Media Experts - How to spot the fake ones!!! Please retweet & comment:)
The Tories normally tear themselves apart over Europe. Refreshing and original to see them doing it over the NHS
Virgin Gym offered me 'unconventional fitness training', I said does going on the cross trainer in a purple wig reciting Mallarmé not count?
Pirates can avoid the need for complex treasure maps by simply keeping their treasure with them at all times
Aidan Burley's political career goes from strength to strength. He has knack of doing the right thing at the right time
Clegg visiting Eastern region says youth unemployment is his top priority.. we know .. doing a grand job in growing it
just found my emergency stash of lebkucken biscuits, left over from Christmas…happy days..
its not rocket science hey ;)
I will not shop any more at any company confirmed as taking workfare (forced labour) placements starting with Tesco
Next up is Katharine Birbalsingh. Billed in the programme as a teacher and writer.. Well zero out of two ain't bad..,
Tomorrow is Veteran's Day (11-11-11)
What is the UK learning from the first wave of pioneering free schools that opened in September 2011?
A 10 point Labour manifesto that would win us the 2015 General Election :
My Inside Housing article on a visit to a squat. And I thought I was unshockable.
we can now create an expression. "x chips are wrong when x = any value" :-)
Spicy chips are god's way of telling you that you should have ordered ordinary chips.
So how come failing beegeater restaurants can't be forced to convert to beefeater academies?
If you are indignant and ranty about English heritage application have you stopped to wonder that you might have been 'had'?
A fine, fine piece of writing, Matt. Good man!
That's the best tweet I've ever read!
even with my verbal acuity I cannot conjure the words to express the depths of existential despair brought on by watching
A must see! RT : RT : Ravitch & Kopp debate at Aspen Ideas Festival (full video):
Farage talking bollocks on well bollock actually :-)
is aone of the only hashtags I have read which is a self contained joke in itself
stoning a dog to death is a very bad thing...asking kids to do it? Well words fail me http://bbc.in/kUgF1q
is it a fan oven? if so remember to deduct 20 minutes from the delivery time...
I haven't heard that before: it's brilliant!
one of the best things about having a blog is you get to see what google searches people did to hit you, fav today 'Is Michael Gove a knob?'
our civilisation is all but ended. We spend our time trying to source iPhones made from Bakelite and drinking Tizer
or perhaps the equiv. of the Office paperclip. ' I see you are about to commit contempt of court, would you like help with that?'
either that or the tale of a very very stupid woman who shouldn't have been let near a computer :-)
Footballer interested in bars and discos shocker!!! http://reut.rs/mhJrsI
You know that if Facebook was a country, it would be full of drunk people saying LOL to each other . . LOL
Deputy Bank of England governor promises they are watching the stable door really really hard (the horse has already gone of course!!)
GPs leaving the NHS in droves, how will they possibly survive in retirement?? Just how will they pay their bills??
: I picked up that it was about a desperate maverick operating outside the law . or is that Michael Gove?
I' quite innocent, I still think a dominatrix is female character from the Uderzo books
Just suggested an acronym amnesty at the Open University....immediately christened by the group as an AA
BA invite me to create art with help from Tracy Emin http://bit.ly/jUUo16 going to invite her round to make my bed, does that count?
had dinner with a bunch of tutors, one of them taught social science. Did not speak at all. Perhaps he really teaches anti-social science?
top tip for politicians. Don't bother with academic education research; use some shallow bollocks TV programme instead http://bit.ly/lrLi8h
I have got my Boycott bingo card, I keep it in my old mum's pinny
twop twip: avoid the 54K fees of the New College of Humanities and do a degree at UCL instead for 27K. same degree! http://bit.ly/jwD4jm
Darren Bent has spent millions on barn conversion in Shropshire. He' going to spend summer trying to hit the front door http://bit.ly/mRaxqY
dear apple, the iPad2 is nice; but it's NOT the future to a teacher, I think you'll find that's decent pay, conditions and a pension :-)
if you're unlucky enough to live in the North West you'll get a bossy porker on telly badgering you to take a course at Blackpool college
please can everyone on stop saying 'you nailed it' . . . . . unless a crucifixion act comes on that is .
"Golden Generation My arse", as Jim Royle would say . .
right here we go, another group to present to, just my charm and one piss poor joke to rely on...
FIfa are making a new football film, it's going to be called 'Bent like Blatter'
terry and june was cutting edge, detailing the gritty urban drama of 70s Britain... a kind of Zola with lava lamps
If you are going to watch the Brit Classic Awards remember 2 things: Les Mis is a musical only, and Il Divo is Italian for 'the Divs' ..
imagine the surprise when Michelle Obama gets home and there's a 9 grand bill on the mat. She went to Oxford after all .. .
plan B: make Eric Pickles eat all the nuclear waste and then fire the fat idiot into space http://bbc.in/kWT3xR
has anyone ever managed to remember their google sign in. I have more chance of getting to the moon in my Seat Justy than remembering mine
'be careful not to flush your contact lens down the sink or you'll feel an arse but not be able to see one' - Zig Ziglar
Obama has vowed to commit the entire might of the US nation to hunt down Jedward and bring them to justice, evil like this must be punished