Fearghal commented on the post, My problem with ability 6 months, 2 weeks ago
James, noone is panicking, we’re discussing. You might disagree with Chris’ (and my) point of view – but when you misrepresent our point of view like that it only diminishes your argument in my opinion.
And, righting off Carol Dweck’s work like that is a bit short sighted. Have you read her academic papers? I have. Her ideas are based on…[Read more]
Fearghal commented on the post, My problem with ability 6 months, 3 weeks ago
That’s quite an impassioned argument against someone you say you agree with James!
I accept that this issue is more complex than it is often possible to communicate and that there are many many nuances in the issues of ability and setting. However, I agree with Chris’ broad point on the dangers of the word ability. To be honest, I’m often…[Read more]
Fearghal started the topic #pedagooglasgow group 1 summary in the forum PedagooGlasgow 7 months ago
Here is a summary of group 1′s plenary workshop at #pedagooglasgow:
What have you learnt today that you could use on Monday?
QR Reader and it’s potential in classroom (quizzes, etc)
Methods for keeping on top of marking – daily marking of jotters idea
Try to develop more opportunities for my pupils to talk and share experiences to help…[Read more]
Fearghal started the topic #pedagooglasgow Group 5 Summary! in the forum PedagooGlasgow 7 months, 2 weeks ago
The three main questions I was asked to go over during the discussion were:
From what we have seen and experienced on Saturday, what could we use in our classrooms on Monday?
What do we plan to be using a year from now?
What can Pedagoo do to support teachers?
(I hope I didn’t miss any)
So here is a summary of the discussion…
We were a…[Read more]
Fearghal started the topic #pedagooglasgow plenary number 8 in the forum PedagooGlasgow 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Our final workshop on Saturday was a simple but important reflective task, allowing professional discussion focused on three questions:
Monday – short term…[Read more]
Fearghal commented on the post, Letters for Leaders 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Nice idea Barry.
One of my classes recently wrote letters to their local MSP and rather than replying, he came in and spoke to them – he was fab!
Fearghal commented on the post, What advice would you give your younger self? 8 months, 3 weeks ago
That’s fab Jordan-Leigh! Thanks
Thanks for the post Thomas!
Great question. The answer that leaps to my mind is that I’d tell my younger self that you’re becoming a teacher of young people, not a teacher of a subject. It’s not your role to […]
Fearghal commented on the post, #pedagooglasgow 8 months, 3 weeks ago
The sign up page is now open for business. Submit your workshop now:
We’ve set up a sign up page already…not sure why Kenny hasn’t added it to this post, perhaps he’s not at that stage yet. I’m sure he will once he’s ready…
Fearghal and rlj1981 Rachel Jones are now friends 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Fearghal commented on the post, Focus: Engagement 11 months ago
Great post…thanks for sharing your journey, looking forward to hearing where it goes next.
I’ve also spent a fair amount of time thinking and reading about engagement […]
Fearghal and Carol Stobbs are now friends 1 year ago
Fearghal commented on the post, PedagooRefresh 1 year ago
Ha…that image looks like a loading screen from my old commodore 64!
Yeah. I quite like it, but it is a bit out there. This is the list of predefined colours:
Making your own doesn’t look […]
Fearghal posted a new activity comment 1 year ago
Thank you for using the what’s new box! It’s been broken since we created the site…finally got it working Looking forward to that new blog entry…
Fearghal posted an update 1 year ago
Hooray…the ‘What’s new?’ box finally works after 2.5 years! Not sure anyone will actually use it though…
Fearghal wrote a new post, PedagooRefresh 1 year ago
It’s time we updated our theme on Pedagoo.org! I’m going to try and do this over the course of this weekend, so there may (will) be some major disruption on this site. Please bear with me…hopefully I’ll have it […]
Fearghal Kelly replied to the topic BeerMeet Edinburgh January 2014 in the forum BeerMeets 1 year ago
The winning date for our Edinburgh BeerMeet was Friday 31st Jan. See you in The Holyrood 9A at 7pm for Burgers & Beers…