I have been a teacher for 32 years, a head teacher for 17 years and, at the age of 56, this much I know about what it feels like when you are criticised about your remote teaching. We don’t mine co…
I taught my Year 8 English class on Thursday afternoon. I have no need to tell you about how relatively rubbish it is to teach into the void that is TEAMS. We will look back on TEAMS the same way we (people of a certain age…) look back on BBC computers – that is, appalled/amazed at how basic and clunky they were.
Anyway, I eventually convinced a couple of students to speak (speaking students are gold dust, aren’t they?)
this is a lovely post. Not anything about Teams, but the current state of online learning, expectations and how it feels from a teacher’s POV.
I’ve told this story at conferences – but due to the general situation I thought I’d retell it here. A few years ago I was doing policy research in a housing benefits office in Lo…
The unreasonable effectiveness of simple HTML – Terence Eden’s Blog
But the GOV.UK pages are written in simple HTML. They are designed to be lightweight and will work even on rubbish browsers. They have to. This is for everyone.
Super story that those of us providing for distant pupils should probably pay attention to. Via Doug Belshaw
Short story: Google Chrome installs something called Keystone on your computer, which bizarrely hides what it's doing from Activity Monitor and makes your whole computer slow even when Chrome isn't running. Deleting Chrome and Keystone makes your computer way, way faster, all the time.
Surprised I’ve not see this in my feeds yet. I’ve certainly noticed that Chrome can sometimes seem to hog resources and energy on macs. I mostly use Safari and Firefox.
https://decodeproject.eu/ a fascinating project provides tools that put individuals in control of whether they keep their personal data private or share it for the public good @articonf