A few things that might help you save time during lockdown.
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During the last lockdown I made a wee webpage to use instead of a whiteboard and magnetic letters for phonics. It might be useful to someone else: Word Makers. Made with iPads in mind. It presents a list of words and you can drag letters around. Here is a 30 second screencast (silent).
The words are from NLC lists.
There is a table of contents:
and a general board:
Doubtless a few bugs but someone might find it useful.
A last holiday walk this morning out to Duncolm. Great view of hills surrounding Loch Lomond. Photo not so great.
First of all, I think it’s really important that we put kids first and don’t worry too much about “lost learning”. No matter what age they are, their schoolwork is not more important than their wellbeing.
Yup, it is a pity this needs to be said, but it does.
Diverting my self from the news of further lockdown by playing with randomising blends with imagemagick. Photos from Necropolis New Year’s Day 2021, more blends on flickr:
Read The Heavens by Sandra Newman ★★★★☆
Time travel in dreams, madness, an unstable ‘present’, lots of fun. 📚
First book I’ve finished this year.
Anton Chekhov’s tender exploration of human frailty, filmed during 2020's lockdown.
Watched BBC Four – Uncle Vanya on iPlayer. Beautiful set, great acting, Aimee Lou Wood as Sonya was super.
I am glad you posted this. I like bookmarklets. I run one a bit like this via AppleScript on my mac. This has an advantage of letting me add a keyboard to send straight to the clipboard.
I am going to add the indieweb mark up to that using Chris’s script for reference. Like you I couldn’t get it working at first I had to mess around with he single and double quotes. This works for me:
I do not think you need to worry about imposter syndrome. I went along to OER 16 where I was allowed to do some podcasting I was made very welcome. The whole conference was really exciting. Although the majority of folk there were in higher ed I didn’t feel uncomfortable being a primary teacher. A repeated thread was that open meant many different things can could be taken many different ways. I think presenting about your blog and how it work for you would make a great session. I certainly have alway thought of it as an essential open educational resource.