TeachMeet Essex – IWB starter files and links #tmessex
Mar18

TeachMeet Essex – IWB starter files and links #tmessex

For those who attended TeachMeet Essex this evening (and those who didn’t but who are interested, here’s the links and files from the talk I gave. You can see an (old) version of the presentation here. The Magic Paper idea was one that always goes down well. Here’s a quick video to show how to make it: If you want a copy of the notebook file I used, you can get it from the links below. Smart Notebook 11 Version :...

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IWB TeachMeet Roehampton : Links and Files
Feb06

IWB TeachMeet Roehampton : Links and Files

There was an excellent IWB TeachMeet last night at Roehampton Universty. I gave a short talk on lesson starter ideas for your IWB. You can see an (old) version of the presentation here. The Magic Paper idea was one that always goes down well. I’ve finally put together a quick video to show how to make it: If you want a copy of the notebook file I used, you can get it from the links below. Smart Notebook 11 Version : Download...

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Teachmeet Takeover at Bett 2013
Nov17

Teachmeet Takeover at Bett 2013

I’ve just found out that there will be another TeachMeet Takeover (and Kidsmeet Takeover) at next year’s Bett show. If you are unaware, a Takeover is where a company who is exhibiting at Bett very kindly gives up part of their stand for 30 minutes so that a teacher or group of children, can share some ideas about anything at all. This is usually a free tool or idea and it should be something that can be easily replicated...

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Teachmeet Essex 2012 – Sign up now!
Jan18

Teachmeet Essex 2012 – Sign up now!

Teachmeet Essex 2012 is only a few weeks away now. It will take place in Wickford on the 7th February. There are still some tickets available so sign up quick! If you’ve never been to one before, a Teachmeet is some of the best free CPD you can get. Presentations are given by teachers sharing what works for them in the classroom. It’s like a massive show and tell session! Head to the Teachmeet Essex Ticket Page if you want...

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TeachMeet Essex 2012 Announced
Nov15

TeachMeet Essex 2012 Announced

Following on from the successful first Teachmeet Essex in 2010, we’re putting on another free event to showcase the excellent teaching and learning that is taking place the schools in Essex as well as the breakaway people’s republics of Southend and Thurrock. Teachers and friends from other areas are obviously more than welcome too! Please sign up to give a 2 minute talk, or a 7 minute talk, or just to attend and network....

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Now Let’s Write It Up : A Teachmeet Presentation
Oct13

Now Let’s Write It Up : A Teachmeet Presentation

Here’s a copy of a presentation I produced for TeachMeet Brighton and Teachmeet Moray House (TMMH11) as well as being shown at TeachMeet Dorset. The theme was to demonstrate several alternatives to the Science write up (which are also applicable to other subjects too). Do we always have to go away and write it up in the usual manner – method, results, conclusion etc. Sometimes there’s a place for showing what you...

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TeachMeet Bedford 2011 Presentation
Jun10

TeachMeet Bedford 2011 Presentation

Yesterday I attended TeachMeet Bedford at the University of Bedfordshire. As with all TeachMeets there were some wonderful talks and I came away with more ideas to work into my teaching, some of which I’ll share on the blog soon. I gave a short presentation on my use of fingerpuppets and Liquorice allsorts for classification and keys. If you want to read more about that, I have blogged about it here: Keys and Classification with...

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TeachMeet East : Norwich 5th Feb
Jan24

TeachMeet East : Norwich 5th Feb

A quick plug for another local TeachMeet event – TeachMeet East which will be taking place in Norwich on 5th Feb. It’s being organised by @tomhenzley @knikidavies @sarahbrownsword and @mrplume so please contact them if you want to learn more. More information about TeachMeet East can be found here. If you want to promote the event in your school you can download a flyer here. I’ll be giving a presentation. I’m...

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Essential Digital Resources – TMTakeover Talk
Jan21

Essential Digital Resources – TMTakeover Talk

Thanks to Sarah at Iris Connect for posting the whole of my TeachMeet Takeover talk at BETT last week. Here it is in all its glory 🙂 Danny Nicholson from Sarah Pinkerton on Vimeo. Sounds a little flakey, we were fighting a very noisy stand next door and I broke the headset mic at one point and resorted to shouting. 🙂 The links for this presentation are at : http://www.delicious.com/dannynic/essentialmedia...

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TeachMeet Takeover Talk pt1
Jan14

TeachMeet Takeover Talk pt1

Thanks to Kevin Mulryne for filming the first part of my TeachMeet Takeover talk at BETT 2011 yesterday. The theme of the talk was – Essential Digital Media for your Interactive Whiteboard. The full list of links I mentioned (and a few that were left out because of time) can be found here: http://www.delicious.com/dannynic/essentialmedia The whole presentation was filmed by Sarah at Iris Connect (thanks again for the use of your...

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BETT 2011: Teachmeet Takeover
Dec15

BETT 2011: Teachmeet Takeover

The main educational technology show of the year, BETT, is fast approaching. The two halls of Olympia  in London will be full of an incredible array of educational suppliers, educational consultants, teachers and school ict technicians. If you get the chance to attend. And not just for the free pens. Like last year, the Teachmeet movement is making it’s way onto the floor with another Teachmeet Takeover. Various companies are...

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Lesson starter ideas for your IWB – talk
Nov18

Lesson starter ideas for your IWB – talk

Here’s a different version of my Teachmeet talk with a better view of the resources being demonstrated: Read more here. Get the files for your IWB here – Smart Notebook, Promethean and Easiteach versions!...

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