Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Educator network week #battt #ukedchat

One of my favourite sayings regarding CPD and training is this: “What if we spend time and money training this member of staff really well and they leave?” Response: “What if we don’t and they stay?” Every school, every workplace has … Continue reading

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Too lazy to search?

Just want the potted highlights for the week? Want something to read but don’t want to trawl the net? Let us do the work for you. Or rather, let someone else do the work for you and we will just … Continue reading

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The Staff Room

Great new blog from @teachers_only called The Staff Room. Loads of hints and tips and musings from behind the staff room door. Just the sort of thing that battt loves to share. Go and check it out.

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Twitter Tips

As well as @syded06 great tips, @mracolley has also written some invaluable pieces of advice for you to read through. Please share these with your #battt newbies as well as the pimpin’ your profile section, breaking out of the egg … Continue reading

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What the # are hashtags?

What the # are hashtags? To show the power and use of twitter, we thought it would be good to get your opinion on what a hashtag is, in fewer than 140 characters. We set this challenge: These are some … Continue reading

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Pimpin’ the Profile

Great, so you’re longer an egg – good start. Now let’s make sure you change your bio to something interesting, exciting, humorous even. The key here is to sell yourself in as few as words as possible. You only have … Continue reading

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Breaking out of the egg shell

Who are you? What do you look like? What do you want to look like? If you have recently joined Twitter and have been encouraged, cajoled or pushed into doing so all in the name of #battt (bring a teacher … Continue reading

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