Simon McLean

Simon McLean

@smcleanedu

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Primary Principal, Father, Husband. Interested in educational assessment analysis and reducing underachievement. RTs are NOT endorsements. All views, my own...

Ballyclare, N. Ireland
Joined on February 28, 2012
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We’re really looking forward to hosting tomorrow night’s #AppleEDUchat where we’ll be looking at what blended learning could potentially look like this year. Join us at 8pm on Tuesday! https://t.co/ea6nBTwfCg

We’re really looking forward to hosting tomorrow night’s #AppleEDUchat where we’ll be looking at what blended learning could potentially look like this year. Join us at 8pm on Tuesday! https://t.co/ea6nBTwfCg

🟠 Seesaw Sessions 🟠
Our second Seesaw evening course is for advanced users who are wanting to explore Skills and delve deeper into @Seesaw Check out the event details carefully to submit questions beforehand. Register here: https://t.co/LFEMq12IbV https://t.co/LLz1jnnxVe

🟠 Seesaw Sessions 🟠 Our second Seesaw evening course is for advanced users who are wanting to explore Skills and delve deeper into @Seesaw Check out the event details carefully to submit questions beforehand. Register here: https://t.co/LFEMq12IbV https://t.co/LLz1jnnxVe

Today PGCE students @stranbelfast enjoyed a virtual workshop on Digital Play led by the wonderful @pamelalamela We loved hearing about the intentional and creative planning of digital technologies to support young children’s development. Thank you Pamela for joining us! 👏👩🏼‍💻📲 🎶 https://t.co/u3H1BTAZ2w
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Today PGCE students @stranbelfast enjoyed a virtual workshop on Digital Play led by the wonderful @pamelalamela We loved hearing about the intentional and creative planning of digital technologies to support young children’s development. Thank you Pamela for joining us! 👏👩🏼‍💻📲 🎶 https://t.co/u3H1BTAZ2w

Quoted @peterweirmla

So it’s deja vu this afternoon😊I’m at @hazelwoodni presenting them with a Silver Pearson @TeachingAwards Congratulations to everyone who has worked so hard to achieve this accolade. https://t.co/Kiv37EyYui

So it’s deja vu this afternoon😊I’m at @hazelwoodni presenting them with a Silver Pearson @TeachingAwards Congratulations to everyone who has worked so hard to achieve this accolade. https://t.co/Kiv37EyYui

Memories of our inaugural unconference last September almost to the day - huge congratulations to one of our founding members @ThompsonMaire and her school community @WomenEd #womened https://t.co/Wl7PffbKXF

We are looking forward to hosting next week’s #AppleEDUchat - focusing on blended learning, how it might look and how @AppleEDU technology and resources can support that journey. Join us then! https://t.co/FwX24eGiek

We are looking forward to hosting next week’s #AppleEDUchat - focusing on blended learning, how it might look and how @AppleEDU technology and resources can support that journey. Join us then! https://t.co/FwX24eGiek

The Expert Panel on Educational Underachievement has launched an online survey seeking views and evidence on the links between educational underachievement and social disadvantage. The survey is open from today until midnight on Friday 16 October. 
https://t.co/SO8W8DotGq https://t.co/qy3gfc02p6

The Expert Panel on Educational Underachievement has launched an online survey seeking views and evidence on the links between educational underachievement and social disadvantage. The survey is open from today until midnight on Friday 16 October. https://t.co/SO8W8DotGq https://t.co/qy3gfc02p6

Considerations for development planning in this academic year are based on a number of key DE publications and illustrate how schools can carry out self-evaluation processes in 2020-21 with the ISEF: https://t.co/j2e1s1SLNB https://t.co/I7Gp32d7ax

Considerations for development planning in this academic year are based on a number of key DE publications and illustrate how schools can carry out self-evaluation processes in 2020-21 with the ISEF: https://t.co/j2e1s1SLNB https://t.co/I7Gp32d7ax

That kind of thing is especially effective if doing it doesn't cause the whole lesson to go off the rails. It's why procedures and routines are so important. They let you give autonomy & then bring it back easily.

Quoted @msajolliffe

🚨THREAD: Calling all primary school teachers, we would L😍VE for you to get your classes involved with #MSDreamSpace TV & depart on a fun, cross-curricular #STEM journey from September 29th with us🚀 Please share this thread with fellow teachers 😊 1/4 #EdShareIE #EdChatIE https://t.co/De9sGyC9sQ

Man alive this looks great!!! https://t.co/PjAaKNm0z8

Some personal news: at the end of the term, I'll be moving to Northern Ireland to work for @Ni_Principal. Beyond excited to join a brilliant school as the country's first Director of Research.

Quoted @Ni_Principal

Our school @CarrickGrammar has become the 1st school in Northern Ireland to appoint a Director of Research - and it is the amazing Mark Roberts @mr_englishteach - TES columnist, author and expert in boys' learning. There are big things ahead @CarrickGrammar . An exciting journey

An actual director of research! Amazing! Big things happening at my old post primary! Congratulations @Ni_Principal! https://t.co/SbY6f8eNvX

Make your mark on the real world with augmented reality and 3D dots! Try out @kmi_edu’s activity here: https://t.co/VVCGBXbHSH 

#InternationalDotDay #AppleEDUchat #EdTech https://t.co/1kCCfCqyMe

Make your mark on the real world with augmented reality and 3D dots! Try out @kmi_edu’s activity here: https://t.co/VVCGBXbHSH #InternationalDotDay #AppleEDUchat #EdTech https://t.co/1kCCfCqyMe

An informative OECD report on the disruption to education caused by covid-19 and how governments, schools and education system should respond in the coming months and years. An extensive set of recommendations are offered, but here is a synopsis of only some of them.

Have this stuck on the front of my planner. My aim for Term 1. Maslow before Blooms. Priorities. @mathschatsni @BlendEd_NI @NI_Teachers https://t.co/Jc9CXSE7AO

Have this stuck on the front of my planner. My aim for Term 1. Maslow before Blooms. Priorities. @mathschatsni @BlendEd_NI @NI_Teachers https://t.co/Jc9CXSE7AO

Working on a wee thing to celebrate all our new Apple Teachers that qualified over lockdown. Thanks to @nervebelfast for the incredible @Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer for our school. #AppleEDUchat #AppleTeacher #EveryoneCanCreate https://t.co/5pwUyJCy6e
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Working on a wee thing to celebrate all our new Apple Teachers that qualified over lockdown. Thanks to @nervebelfast for the incredible @Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer for our school. #AppleEDUchat #AppleTeacher #EveryoneCanCreate https://t.co/5pwUyJCy6e

What are some ways to actively support marginalized communities? article: https://t.co/E4NXhBN5gt #education #teaching #edleadership #antiracist https://t.co/tS5qC1MUbE

What are some ways to actively support marginalized communities? article: https://t.co/E4NXhBN5gt #education #teaching #edleadership #antiracist https://t.co/tS5qC1MUbE

After the busiest two weeks of my short career so far. I’ve gone to my happy place. Let’s get a walk, chips and build up to Monday again. #TheRona #BetterTogether https://t.co/8h9hZeF8EF

After the busiest two weeks of my short career so far. I’ve gone to my happy place. Let’s get a walk, chips and build up to Monday again. #TheRona #BetterTogether https://t.co/8h9hZeF8EF

The Irish word for principal is príomhoide which literally means ‘chief carer.’ Never in the last 100 years has the title of Chief Carer been more appropriate to the role of school leadership ... ... for children, staff, families and communities.

A lot of schools are thinking about homework format for the return to school over the next month. Using @Seesaw, here is an activity for the children to explore their feelings during the return to school. Have a look below. Download the activity here ⬇️ https://t.co/FAiiJeo0Hq https://t.co/mm16ZvWnlS

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