using microsoft technology to improve student learning

September 14th, 2015

Using Microsoft Technology to Improve Student Learning

A Video to Spark Ideas on Using Microsoft Technology to Improve Student Learning Please watch this five minute video I’ve made on how I use Microsoft technology in lessons. I hope this will inspire you to try new things and spark ideas on how to use Microsoft Technology in your… Read More »

change leader award seda

September 11th, 2015

SEDA Institutional Change Leader course

SEDA accredited Jisc Institutional Change Leader award registration A course which may be of interest to some of you is the SEDA-accredited (Staff and Educational Development Association) Institutional Change Leader course which supports staff and students who are working in partnership on technology led curriculum innovation projects in UK further… Read More »

tripticoplus at the digital learning community of practice

September 10th, 2015

Find Ten Tripticoplus Resource

A Video to Spark Ideas on Using Tripticoplus and the ‘Find Ten’ Tool Please watch this three minute video filmed at the Digital Learning Community of Practice on using Tripticoplus and how to create an interactive resource using the Triptico tool ‘Find Ten’. You can read more about Triptico here…. Read More »

Women In Space

September 9th, 2015

Women in Space

Women in Space database by the Telegraph Jobs and Career site The Women in Space database by the Telegraph Jobs and Career site promotes careers in Aerospace and STEM industries to women. The database helps to spread awareness in terms of employment and education. One of the key reasons the… Read More »


September 8th, 2015

Quick Start Guide to Triptico

Tripticoplus Quick Guide Visit Triptico is an excellent resource for teaching staff to create interactive resources and use in conjunction with their interactive whiteboards. All resources can be saved for later use. Using triptico resources enables all students to be involved in the lesson. The resources are fun and… Read More »

feltag recommendations

September 7th, 2015

Three Actions for FELTAG

Are you a digital advocate but wondering where you can make time to work on implementing FELTAG recommendations? The recent FELTAG report recommends that 10% of learning in Colleges be taught and delivered online and this is to rise to 50% by 2018. Do you find yourself agreeing that you… Read More »

Soldering Tutorial how to solder

September 4th, 2015

Soldering Tutorial

Soldering Tutorial – How to Solder If you want to make anything that involves an Arduino, raspberry pi or any kind of circuitry, the odds are that you are going to have to solder something to a circuit board. Don’t worry – it’s much simpler than it looks! Soldering is… Read More »

why I social network by Katharine Jewitt

September 3rd, 2015

Why I Social Network by Katharine Jewitt

Why Social Networking is Good for You and Your Students It’s incredibly privileged for me to have had education be such an important and present part of my life. I am a lifelong learner and have continuously studied from school. I don’t see this changing any time soon. I am… Read More »

Digital Learning Ambassadors

September 2nd, 2015

Benefits of Linkedin

Using Linkedin to support learner progression into employment Linkedin is the world’s largest, professional networking platform. Abingdon and Witney College, funded by Learning Futures have created resources to help students use Linkedin to maximise professional networking with the ultimate aim to help them progress into work. The project has produced… Read More »

implementing feltag with paul warren

September 1st, 2015

Implementing Feltag

A series of short videos providing practical help in implementing FELTAG Paul Warren works in the Learning Support Team at Swindon College and has produced a series of short videos in his spare time, offering practice advice in implementing FELTAG and has been kindly sharing all these resources to help… Read More »