In no particular order, I am…
- Director of eLearning at Berkhamsted School in Hertfordshire.
- Head of Modern Foreign Languages in a large and successful department. I’ve worked previously in comprehensive schools in Herts, Cambs and Suffolk.
- a technology enthusiast and Apple fan, currently leading a project deploying 60 iPads in my department at school. I’ll be applying to become an Apple Distinguished Educator later this year.
- a writer, blogger and social networker
- a dedicated Twitter user with a fantastic personal learning network
- a Fast Track Teaching alumnus
- a Francophile gourmande – see my new creative blog at http://lauramakes.tumblr.com/
- an outdoorsy photography dabbler intrigued by great design
Professionally I am interested in building capacity for outstanding teaching and learning through well-applied technology and staff training. I am passionate about developing learning experiences that are engaging, motivational and appropriate for today’s students.
All the views expressed in my blog are my own, and not those of my employer.