Author: Kristian Still

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Home learning and teaching

The first week of home learning as a parent (11, 9, and 5) and teaching, setting working for Year 8 (Romeo and Juliet) and Year 9 (Othello) classes via ShowMyHomework with signposted resource curated via Wakelet (Romeo and Juliet and Othello). Home learning as a parent Our Year 7 son is directed by his school…
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27 Mar ’20 0

Online gaming in French

We tried setting up Fortnite Duos in French. Changing the language to French and “Match Making Region” to Europe. That was easy enough. First Harry checked-in on a solo game, just to get his bearings and cross reference terms instructions. Next Harry drafted a handful of phrases to help with his introductions and gameplay. S’il…
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27 Mar ’20 0

VR & AR with Expeditions

Revisiting VR & AR has been on my to do list for a little while. I wanted to take students The Globe Theatre and found so drone footage. I was hoping there might be a visit available? Book on Android I headed over to Google Education products. Google Expeditions is an immersive learning and teaching…
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25 Mar ’20 0

Smart move Joe

Our three home-schoolers were eagerly waiting for #PEWithJoe at 8:50am this morning, along with 180,000 others. That number shot up to 614,000, reaching a global audience from what we heard from Joe’s shout-outs. Smart move #PEWithJoe. That increased to 950,000 households on day #2. As for the concept itself. LIVE PE is clearly a scalable…
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23 Mar ’20 0

Teamwork

Promoting positivity on social media, a number of posts, memes, broadcasts trickle past on my timeline. Here is one such post worth sharing on teamwork with practical reflections. Teamwork A teacher brought balloons to school and asked the children to blow them all up and then each write their names on their balloon. Balloons, permanent…
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22 Mar ’20 0

Trefoil 22.03.20

As for this unprecedented week – what did I learn? Unprecedented I was reminded of the admiration I have for the professionalism of educationalists, support staff and governors. I recognise how determined school leaders have been, working top and tail of their working day, to support their staff, students and community. I have to recognise…
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21 Mar ’20 0