Amy and Emma’s interview with Julia Skinner

Amy and Emma interviewed Julia Skinner. She set up the 100 Word Challenge.  She is in Ireland setting up the #100WCEmeraldTour.  She is an ex head teacher. She talked about her favourite story and how the 100 word challenge has grown.  She strongly believes that it is important that children know the tools of writing.  She also stressed that peer comments are more powerful than the teacher telling children what to do.

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Amy and Emma

Learning with Steve Wheeler #ictedu

Steve Wheeler shared a lot of ideas with the teachers and students who attended the ICT in Education Conference today. Amy Lombard and Anna Nic Dhonnachadha asked Steve why it’s important to bring other generations into classrooms. Steve shared several interesting thoughts about social media and also explained what he thinks about the way technology is being used in classrooms. And there’s more in the audio clip we recorded for Audioboom (below) with the Zoom H6 field recorder.

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Anna and Amy