February 4, 2023

Cool stuff I have found this week

Holly Jane Holly Jane is a YouTube Blogger and PhD Student. I’ve only just come across her but her youtube channel is really great. She is really funny and authentic … and has also started doing a “study with me sessions” . These are basically where Holly Jane studies in 50 min blocks with a 10 min tea break and various people join in and do the same. People interact via YouTube chat. It’s a …

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The Power of the PLN

The week before last I had a brilliant catch up with some of my wonderful PLN buddies that I speak to on a regular basis. I feel that calling them PLN buddies doesn’t really do it justice as I would now count many of these people as great friends of mine. My little PLN Buddy group has absolutely been the guiding light for me this year especially during the dark days of COVID. Here we …

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Flying the Flag for Flipgrid

I was delighted to be invited to give an online workshop for University of Strathclyde and their #StathTechEd staff development group last week on an Introduction to using FLIPGRID in HE. As I didn’t know who would be coming I wasn’t quite sure how to pitch it so I did like a million slides on the basis that people would be able to go back to the slide deck if they needed to. I incorporated …

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What a difference a year makes …

It’s been a funny old week … I’ve been on annual leave this week, my aim was to spend some time with the kids before they go back to school next week and recharge my batteries following our superb online summer summit #altcSummit last week … unfortunately having broken a couple of teeth during lockdown has meant that I have had a fair bit of dental misery this week so have been pretty much nursing …

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Sketchnotes

I’m absolutely rubbish at keeping track of my sketchnotes, I’ve tried putting them on Flickr and Pinterest but I’m really not very good at updating either of those. So seeing that I use PADLET really quite a lot I thought I would I have a go at putting them there – it seemed to work for some other stuff that I have curated … lets see .. in the spirit of openness I have put …

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