Social teaching strategies: Edmodo online classroom software review.

Over the last three weeks I have been experimenting with Edmodo, a social learning network which enables teachers to share content, distribute quizzes, assignments, and manage communication. While most schools have some form of online learning management system (LMS), Edmodo boasts streamlined communication with students, colleagues, and parents,

The situation:

I am currently teaching science and biology at a high school in the UK and see 13 different classes from … Read more

Professional Learning for Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum

Today I was involved in a day of  professional development in unpacking the Keeping Safe: Child Protection Curriculum (KS:CPC). This course teaches children and young people ways to keep themselves safe including how to recognise abuse, tell a trusted adult, and understand what is appropriate and inappropriate touching.

The curriculum is based on two main themes:

  1. We all have the right to be safe
  2. We can help ourselves to
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