A climate of change and being brave – Dan Roberts – Festival of Education #3

Being Brave This is the 3rd Microsoft session from the Sunday Times Festival of Education at Wellington College that took place in June. This presentation is by Dan Roberts Deputy Head at saltash.net community school In this presentation Dan discusses the school’s ethos and attitude to technology and how they have taken and managed risks….

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Meet the Innovative Teachers coming to Berlin – Part 2

In Monday’s blog post, I introduced you to the first half of our all-star team of teachers coming to this year’s Innovative Education Forum in Berlin. I hope you’ll take a look at Amy and Jan’s work in more detail on the Partners in Learning Network. Today I’d like to introduce you to David Rogers,…

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Blogs for Teachers – my favourites

I must admit that as a teacher, I never had time to read any blogs — it was often too much just to read the Times Educational Supplement. But now I think that if and when I return to the classroom, blogs will be the mainstay of how I will gather information to inform and develop my…

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Innovative Teachers can inspire anyone, anywhere.

We have talked a lot about Dan Roberts, one of our award winners from the Worldwide Innovative Teachers Forum in Hong Kong. He is still very much an active member of the Innovative Teachers programme, and Kristen and I are in contact with him and his school on a regular basis. He has just returned…

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Innovative Teachers – Who influences your teaching?

Whilst working for Microsoft, I have had some great opportunities. One of the things that has had the biggest impact has been the people I have met. I am convinced that it would have been very unlikely that I would have met or even heard about such people when I was in the classroom. This…

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Why did the chickenman cross the road?

To collect another award of course….. Regular readers of our blog will know all about the Chickenman, aka Dan Roberts. He is one of our most proactive Innovative Teachers and award winners. But he’s not just all feathers and eggs; his work is highly motivating for his students bringing Dan a number of other accolades….

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Award Winning Innovative Teachers – Chris Henderson

Chris Henderson is the final teacher accompanying us to Vienna later this month for the European Innovative Teachers Forum. Chris is from Saltash.net Community School, which you’ve heard us talk about many, many times at this point. Dan Roberts (aka, the 6-foot chicken), our award winner in Hong Kong is also from Saltash, and he…

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