Teaching Remotely or Remotely Teaching

A few months ago I was one of the members of staff who went with our Year 6 pupils on their 5 day residential trip to the lake district. An annual tradition of running, jumping, climbing trees, water sports and eventual exhaustion. Whilst on this “holiday” my Year 2 break out groups back at school would have to Read More …

Self Marking Sheets

Instant feedback for students thanks to conditional formatting. I have been playing around with Google Sheets, a standard feature of Google Apps, to see if I can make use of some of the features found within the app. I have used conditional formatting before in Excel to sort mark sheets and keep track of students Read More …

QR Codes (or should that be Q Art?)

In school we have been playing around with QR codes with some of the KS1 pupils. They have become fascinated with them and one of the classrooms has been steadily amassing an album of these black and white wonders. For those who are wondering QR stands for Quick Response and was developed to aid the Japanese motor industry Read More …