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About timshel82

Living in Bristol, northern accent.

Twitter in the classroom

Recently, I’ve been exploring how to incorporate ‘outside of the box’ technology in my Music classroom. We have a Mac Suite, equipped with many a delight, such as GarageBand, Sibelius, Logic, etc. but over the past few months, I have … Continue reading

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Learning sponsored by Google: Google Apps in the classroom

Today I decided to use Google Apps in the classroom. I was so excited – the Year 8 class were loving it. Something new, something exciting, something to get hold of. Their task was to, based around their current scheme … Continue reading

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Music Education for 21st Century Learners

There’s a lot of talk being banded around at the moment about the future of Music education. It scares me sometimes and I often have to focus on the ‘now’, rather than the ‘what could be’. It does, however, get … Continue reading

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Twitterazi

It dawned on me today just how many students use Twitter. When I saw that #mathsgcse was trending at 4pm and the exam finished at 3.30pm, it was clear that young people are using the Twitter tool to communicate about … Continue reading

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First day of Term 6

Well, like a snap, it’s back to business as usual and the week I’ve just spent relaxing ends! I’m new to ‘edu-blogging’ (maybe I’ve coined that term?) and looking forward to sharing thoughts and ideas with like-minded colleagues. I’m a … Continue reading

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