John Heffernan

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  • Student Tech desk

    Student Tech desk

    Last autumn, Albemarle High School began a school-wide 1:1 laptop program serving nearly 2,000 students. The school is based outside of Charlottesville, a small city in central Virginia. The school district covers a wide geographical area with a mix of rural and urban based students. Our school is quite large ( 9th to 12th grades-15/18yrs) […]

  • Scottish Learning Festival Part 2

    There has been 9 Teachmeets at the SLF and the first time I signed up to present. This year it was held in SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority). There I met another familiar face from a previous visit to Scotland Gordon Brown (not the one you are thinking off!) who works for SQA and was acting […]

  • Scottish Learning Festival 2014 (Part 1)

    The Scottish Learning Festival took place on 24 & 25 Sept in SECC Glasgow. The Scottish Learning Festival has been running for a number of years organised by Education Scotland which is an organisation not too dissimilar to PDST. It is a free event which is organised on similar lines to BETT, where there is […]