Bookmarked Are tiny conferences and meetups better than big ones? (Doug Belshaw's Thought Shrapnel)
Over a decade ago, a few Scottish educators got together in a pub for a meetup. This spawned something that is still going to this day: the TeachMeet. I’ve been to a fair few in my time and, particularly in the early days, found them the perfect mix of camaraderie and professional learning.

Doug quotes How to Host or Attend a “Tiny” Conference

eight pointers for running a successful ‘Tiny Conf’:

  1. Keep it ‘tiny’
  2. Make it application and invite-only

I think I agree totally about the value of small. Not so sure about invite-only might miss some serendipity…

There have only been a few TeachMeets in scotland recently, I wonder if it is worth keeping TeachMeet.scot going?

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Bookmarked Micropublish: About (micropublish.net)

Micropublish is a Micropub client that you can use to create, update, delete and undelete content on your Micropub-enabled site. A live install of Micropublish is running at https://micropublish.net

I am using micropublish to bookmark micropublish.

Bookmarked Flippity – heck this could be useful! by Alan Stewart (Alan Stewart's AT Blog)
In its own words flippity allows you to: Easily turn a Google™ Spreadsheet into a Set of Online Flashcards and Other Cool Stuffv

I saw this on Alan Stewart’s blog. It looks really useful. I did something similar when I made a Fridge for poetry. This allows you to customise the images & word list via a google spreadsheet. Not as professional looking as Flippity…

Could be useful for Glow users given Glow now gives access to Google for some LAs (Not mine Alas).

I wonder if something similar could be done with Excel in O365? It doesn’t appear to be as easy to connect from webpages as a google sheet?

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