Session 125 – Could social media an effective method of CPD for teaching staff?


Session Title: Could Google’s 20% project/self-directed time work in schools?
Date: Saturday 19th November 2012

Summary of the Session:
This was an experimental UKedchat. The time was different, the place was different, but the participants were wonderful as always. The session came about because @TimRylands and myself (@ICTmagic) were asked to talk about #UKedchat and social media for the London Festival of Education. So I thought ‘let’s do it live’. The live session was great and it was a great pleasure to work with Tim (My presentation is at…. The online discussion was small, but there were many great participants.

As there were only 66 tweets I will let the archive speak for itself. But I would be interested in hearing feedback about doing a similar discussion during BETT.

About Your Host
Martin Burrett (@ICTmagic) is a Year 5/6 teacher at Mersea Island School in Essex and is an advocate for using digital technology to improve teaching and learning in schools. He founded the ICTmagic educational resource website and is a co-administrator for UKedchat.

For more information about Tim Rylands, please visit

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