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Using tech to do different things!

Have you ever wondered whether you are just doing different things with technology or doing different things? I decided to have a look at one aspect of my own practice and find out!

Elementor Pro and me!

Elementor Pro and me! For he majority of time I never cross post between this website and my personal gaming one. However, there are times when I write something for either this one or my Read more…

Are we preparing child for the future?

In this episode, we look at whether the current curriculum is preparing children for their future? is a broad and balanced curriculum ever attainable? and which future are we actually teaching towards?

Palindrome Day!!

Enjoy Palindromes with your children with these simple activities in your classroom! Don't forget to share!

Let innovators fly!

I'm going to take a break from my robot proofing posts and talk about something which came to me while I was editing the recent episode of the podcast. I wanted to talk about how important I think it is to allow innovators fly.

BSc(Hons) Environmental Studies and Social Biology, PGCE Primary Education, Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technologists (CMALT)

I have worked as a primary school teacher for twenty two years across both key stage one and two. During this time I have worked as a coordinator for ICT, mathematics, music and assessment. My work as a phase leader included working as a strategic level as well as leading a teaching team within school. I have been recognised as a Leading Teacher for Intervention and worked as part of the local authorities steering group for Able, Gifted and Talented and being awarded York Community Pride Teacher of the Year in 2009.

I completed my Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in 2012 with a focus on developing good practice using PowerPoint – which has subsequently been published in a peer-reviewed journal.

I have an active interest in the use of technology to support teaching and learning in higher education and have publish weekly blogs and YouTube videos. I also have an active presence on Twitter (@WafflingWilson). I have achieved my CMALT award (Certified Member of the Association of Learning Technologists) and have gained Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. I have also completed the Supporting Learning with Technology course and gained level 2 in British Sign Language.

Awards, Research and Publications

Awards

Awarded York Community Pride Teacher of the Year in 2009

Celebrating Exceptional People Awards:
2014 - Enhancing Student Experience
2014 - Student Led Teaching Award for Innovative Teaching

Research

My research interests focus on

- the use of technology to support and promote learning and teaching within higher education.

- how we learn throughout education
-looking at the future and a new culture of learning


Publications

Chapter in: Hopkins, D, (2017) Emergency Rations – what’s so important we can’t leave it at home?

Positive PowerPoint – developing good practice through practitioner research (TEAN Journal)

iPads in Higher Education Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Use of iPads in Higher Education (ihe2014)

Physical Mathematics (UK Ed chat magazine)

Key Contributor

Key Contributor

DigiLearn Sector

Exceptional People Award 2014

Exceptional People Award 2014

Enhancing The Student Experience

Exceptional People Award 2014

Exceptional People Award 2014

Student Led Teaching Award for Innovative Teaching

Where you can find me

Wilson Waffling across the internet
Wilson Waffling Podcasts

Wilson Waffling Podcasts


  • Blog posts in audio versions

  • Supporting Students with the School Placement weekly podcasts

  • The Education Debate Podcast
  • Wilson Waffling Videos

    Wilson Waffling Videos


  • Wilson Waffling Live - live streaming videos from the original show

  • Supporting teaching and learning with teaching with tech videos

  • Live webinars, supporting NQTs