I wonder if we should spend some time explaining to pupils why we choose the tools we use, the affordances of said tools and the drawbacks. In the case of “free” tools why companies give them away. I don’t believe we think about these reasons in enough depth.

Audio from my conversation with Dr. Ian Guest, (@IaninSheffield), yesterday evening is now on Radio Edutalk: Radio Edutalk 13-03-19 Ian Guest “Exploring teachers’ professional development with Twitter”. Ian’s approach to research is really interesting and he makes you think more than once about things you take for granted. #EDUtalk.

Hi Chris, Thanks for the listen, it is not often I am accused of keeping things on track;-) I’ve though about this a wee bit. Doing the whole thing via the indieweb would be beautiful but it raises the barrier for participation very high. Setting up WordPress for indieweb is certainly doable but the number […]