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Launching Mr P’s Online CPD support on Facebook – Education Article

I regularly receive messages from teachers saying that they would love to attend one of my CPD and Inset sessions, however, due to one reason or the other (location, school not allowing them to go etc) they can’t make it. I have been thinking for a while about trying to create some sort of online platform where teachers can access more detailed CPD content. I have and always will share content for free through this blog and my social media pages. However,…

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Social Media Saviour Award! – Education Article

I was so made up to receive an email recently by the team from @TeachPrimary and @TeachWire letting me know that I had won their first SOCIAL MEDIA SAVIOUR award: I just wanted to say a massive thank you to everyone who voted. The competition was based purely on whoever received the most votes which means so much. It is wonderful to be recognised for something I put a lot of time and effort into.  People often ask me how I do…

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Completely innocent but dodgy children’s drawings Vol. 1 – Education Article

Watch on Instagram TV One of the best things about teaching is what children say that just astounds you. Sometimes the discussion and conversations you have with children can just completely blow you away. Don’t get me wrong they often make you chuckle and laugh but when faced with a more serious conversation, I am always amazed at the depth some children show. Today I had an amazing morning with Year 2 looking at proverbs. I introduced the idea of…

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Completely innocent but dodgy children's drawings Vol. 2 – Education Article

Since I posted Completely innocent but dodgy children’s drawings Vol. 1, I have been sent even more brilliant images and I just had to share, you’re welcome: View this post on Instagram Someone is excited to see the star 🌟 😮 A post shared by Lee Parkinson (@ict_mrp) on Oct 30, 2018 at 12:22pm PDT //www.instagram.com/embed.js View this post on Instagram Then Little Red Riding Hood said, “Wow, Grandma what big….. you have!” 😂😂😂😂 A post shared by Lee Parkinson (@ict_mrp) on…

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The Power of Reading! – Education Article

As much as I love technology, I will always talk about the importance of reading on my CPD sessions. It really annoys me when people like to blame technology as a reason why children don’t read as much. We like to blame technology for a number of things but for me, it comes down to choices. I hope through this blog and my social media pages, I demonstrate how, when used effectively, it can transform teaching and learning. Unfortunately, I think too…

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Mr P’s Top Ten Videos of 2018 – Education Article

It has been another incredible year for my social media platforms. The opportunities, feedback and love I have received has been amazing! I want to thank every single person who has followed, shared or liked anything I’ve posted. It has been humbling to have my social media platforms recognised as I received the Social Media Saviour award this year: I have also had the opportunity to create an exclusive CPD support part to my Facebook page. For £3.50 a month,…

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