Louise Robinson-Lay

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Photographer Travels Europe to Document the Most Breathtaking Libraries

Libraries. Not a photographic subject I ever thought I’d be getting excited about. But one landscape photographer has released an undeniably …

A Creative Exercise With a Slow Shutter Speed

A Simple Exercise That Will Make You Understand Shutter Speed<p>Using a slow shutter speed can in many scenarios make an average image great. By …

The Neo-Generalist

<b>Title:</b> <i>The Neo-Generalist</i> <b><br>Sub-title:</b> <i>Where you go is who you are</i> <b><br>Authors:</b> Kenneth Mikkelsen & Richard Martin <b><br>Publisher:</b> LID Publishing <b><br>First published:</b> …

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The value of the neo-generalist at work

<i>The Neo-Generalist</i> has just launched. It is an inspiring book that recognises the need for specialist expertise while at the same time highlighting …

Attributes and practices of digital leaders

We are in the midst of a global, technology-led revolution. Companies are forced to develop new leadership capabilities as they adjust to the rapidly …

These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …

These Two Lightroom Tutorials Are Guaranteed to Improve Your Nature & Landscape Photographs

Most landscape and nature photographers consider Lightroom’s Graduated Filter to be almost indispensable for processing their images. The ability to …

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5 Ways Teachers Can Use their iPads Professionally

<i>This is a guest post from Jennifer Carey (@TeacherJenCarey) and EdTechTeacher, an advertiser on this site.</i><p>iPads are powerful tools for teachers in …

David Almond: 'I love the beauty of the northern language'

<b>Born in Newcastle,</b> David Almond <b>trained to be a teacher, thinking it would fit in well with his dreams of becoming a writer. It didn't. But after he started selling short stories to magazines, he eventually resigned, and went on to write Skellig, the children's book about an angel/tramp who lives in</b> …

William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago this month, in April 1564, and to celebrate Oxford Scholarly Editions Online is testing your…

William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago this month, in April 1564, and to celebrate <i>Oxford Scholarly Editions Online</i> is testing your knowledge on Shakespeare quotes. Do you know your sonnets from your speeches? Find out with our Shakespeare quotes quiz!

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<b>Literary Periods with a Timeline</b><p>I LOVEEEE THIS.<p>I don’t know why, but I am obsessed with the evolution of literature through history. I love love love it. Last year when I taught English 11, I was able to work closely with the American History teacher to simultaneously track lit movements with their corresponding historical framework and oh my WORD I absolutely adored it.<p>Fast fact: If I could ever create am English elective to teach, it would—without question—be Modernist American Literature. …

Use @Evernote for all of your lesson planning needs #EdChat

Since I started to use Evernote in every aspect of my classroom, I wasn't really sure what I was going to discover. I was sure there would be some …

How to Manage Classroom Digital Portfolios by Using Page-level Permissions in Google Sites

Earlier this week on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page I re-shared written directions for using page-level permissions in Google Sites …

5 Ways for Students to Showcase Their Best Work

As the end of the school year approaches you may be looking for a good way for students to organize and share examples of their best work of the …

Game of Thrones: The cult French novel that inspired George RR Martin

<b>TV series Game of Thrones - about to begin its fourth series - is frequently compared to fantasy creations such as the Lord of the Rings, but it owes an equally large debt to a cult French historical novelist.</b><p>Game of Thrones is "fantasy". The TV series, and the books on which it's based, A Song of …

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#BBCtrending: How I posed as a football journalist on Twitter and fooled the world

<b>A schoolboy from North London fooled the world into thinking he was a football journalist, gathering more than 20,000 followers on Twitter. Here, he tells BBC Trending radio how he did it, and why.</b><p>Sam Gardiner did imaginary interviews with football players, asked his followers for questions, and …

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Ranea Crabtree Wants To Legally Change Name To 'Sexy'

Ranea Crabtree doesn't like her first name. So much so that she refuses to use it.<p>In fact, if her 15-year-old daughter, Bethany, uses the dreaded name, she gets grounded, according to the Toronto Sun.<p>For the record, Crabtree's first name is Sheila, ("Ranea" is her middle name) but it may not be for …

Xiang Renxian Knits Sweater, Hat From Own Hair (PHOTO)

It might be cold in China, but at least <i>hair sweater</i> will keep her warm.<p>Xiang Renxian, 60, recently completed a hat and sweater knit from her own hair, the Global Times reported.<p>The retired teacher, who lives in the Chongqing, China, has been saving strands of her hair for 11 years, amassing 110,000 …

Digital Tools and Distraction in School

In a similar article, “With Tech Tools, How Should Teachers Tackle Multitasking in Class?,” Holly Korbey explores research around student study …

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Study: Reading a Novel Changes Your Brain

College students experienced heightened connectivity in their left temporal cortexes after reading fiction.<p>Scientists have proven in the past that reading stimulates many different parts of the brain. In a 2006 study, for example, research subjects read the words “perfume” and “coffee,” and the …

TS Eliot poetry prize goes to Sinéad Morrissey's Parallax

Sinéad Morrissey's "many-angled … any-angled" poetry collection Parallax has won the Northern Irish poet the prestigious TS Eliot prize for the first time.<p>Opening with a definition of parallax as "apparent displacement, or difference in the apparent position, of an object, caused by actual change …

Black pudding brutality - in praise of northern English crime novels

"On this waterlogged landscape are scattered palaces and hovels... It is here that civilisation produces its marvels and that civilised man returns to the savage."<br>Alexis de Toqueville, 1840, somewhere near Manchester<p>Welcome to the north. A land where kidnapped policemen are brutalised with medieval …

How to Add Questions for Students to YouTube Videos

With the popularity of flipped classrooms showing no sign of waning, a new crop of web tools for teachers are emerging to help support instruction. …

20+ Tips and Resources to Engage Learners with Comics

<i>At a young age, I was interested in comic books, which was really how I learnt to read. ~ Nicholas Cage</i><p>Comics can be powerful learning tools. The mix …

How to Collaborate on Documents with Evernote

Posted by Mie Yaginuma on 27 Dec 2013<p>Evernote is an easy and efficient way to manage notes and information when you collaborate on a project with a …