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The Purrrple Book!


An image of a purple book

When I was working within the primary sector I had the privilege to work with a steering group for able, gifted and talented pupils. This became a focus of mine and continues to be so even into higher education. What follows is an idea which I ‘magpied’ – yes a nice work for nicked – from a colleague at one of the steering group meetings. Here is how to create and the concept behind the purple book.

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Working with time

Person working hard against the clock

Working with time

With everyone starting something new, whether that’s a new job, a new year or even a new university, you might find yourself with either more or less available time on your hands. The demands on this time may also have increased and I was reminded, by a recent article I read, that long hours can not be sustained .So this week I’m going to waffle about working with time.

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Technologies and Teaching.

Last Monday, I attended the Westminster Education Forum seminar on the emerging new technologies in education, including primary, secondary and higher education. I have decided to base this waffle on the discussions from this seminar but also to link these to my own thoughts about the use of technology within education. With this in mind, I would like to reinforce that this waffle represents my own personal opinions and views. So…lets waffle about technology.

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