Mistakes Schools Can Make Implementing the Use of iPads (my comments on an article written by Tom Daccord)

I was sent a link to this fantastic article (click on the title below) on implementing iPad's in Schools and the mistakes schools/teachers can make. 5 Critical Mistakes Schools Make With iPads (And How To Correct Them) By Tom Daccord on September 27, 2012@edtechteacher Tom highlights these as the 5 critical mistakes made Focusing on … Continue reading Mistakes Schools Can Make Implementing the Use of iPads (my comments on an article written by Tom Daccord)

iPads and QR Codes in the Classroom

This month I presented my first Professional Development workshop at the Music Technology in Education Conference in Melbourne, Australia, on using iPad's in the music classroom. I had really great feedback from the participants and hope to do more presentations around Australia in the next 12 months. iPad's and QR Codes Part of my presentation was on using QR codes to provide … Continue reading iPads and QR Codes in the Classroom

Classroom Organisation

In the 6 years I have been teaching Classroom Music I have tried to find the most efficient way to organise my classroom I would like to share how I have set up my classroom this year, hopefully it will help you and I would love to hear how other people set their classrooms up. … Continue reading Classroom Organisation

But I don’t have an Interactive Whiteboard!

have no fear... there are other ways around it! In the current school I work at I do not have an interactive whiteboard in my room. Having just invested in an iPod I came across an app called Air Display which allows you to control your computer remotely from your mobile device, trialling this by … Continue reading But I don’t have an Interactive Whiteboard!

Welcome

Welcome! I am a primary classroom music teacher, teaching levels Reception through Year 7. I have been teaching since 2003. My first 3 years I taught in the UP classroom and since 2006 I have also been a specialist Classroom Music teacher. This is my 2nd year teaching in an International Baccalaureate School and am … Continue reading Welcome