Author Archives: Lynne

Credit where credit is due on #PedagooFriday⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

You’re probably aware of our end-of-the-week hashtag #PedagooFriday.  The idea is to create a space on Twitter where teachers can share a positive experience from their classroom and, perhaps, develop a happier tone at the end of the week.  It’s been quite a week.  Nuff said. As this week’s Duty Moderator, I noticed that several […]

They need subtitles, don’t they? A PedagooMuckle learning conversation⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

Short films are brilliant contributions to literacy-rich classrooms. Combining storytelling, culture, creativity and tech all in one fabulous package, a short film is a carefully constructed text that can engage learners in the most unexpected ways. And some aren’t even in English! In this conversation we shared experiences and ideas for watching and making short […]

They need subtitles, don’t they? A PedagooMuckle learning conversation⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

Short films are brilliant contributions to literacy-rich classrooms. Combining storytelling, culture, creativity and tech all in one fabulous package, a short film is a carefully constructed text that can engage learners in the most unexpected ways. And some aren’t even in English! In this conversation we shared experiences and ideas for watching and making short […]

#pedagooprimary: plotting, planning and scheming part 1⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

You may have noticed that there was a flurry of tweets last week with the #pedagooprimary hashtag, kickstarted by @fkelly. Armed with notebooks, pens and peanuts three primary tweachers met in a candle-lit alcove in the back of a pub a looooooooooong way down Leith Walk in Edinburgh on Monday evening to plot, plan and […]

Action Research – splash, ripple and growth⤴

from @ Pedagoo.org

In Teaching Scotland’s Future (Donaldson, 2010)1, there are repeated references to the need for ‘research-informed teaching’ and ‘practice-based research’ to underpin a 21st teaching profession.  This post is an account of my engagement in both. My first action research project was an investigation into Vertical Groups, a new mixed age grouping practice that had been [...]