Ponyo – I’m as happy as can be

It’s been a long time since I posted on this blog – a reflection of my increased/hectic workload over the past weeks. In addition to this I have been without internet access for the whole first weekend of my half-term break. Anyway, today I went to see one of the most charming films I have ever seen – Ponyo. It was written/animated/directed by the incredible Hayao Miyazaki, who created masterpieces such as My Neighbour Totoro

UKLA International Conference 2009

I will be presenting at the UKLA International Conference in July, held at Greenwich University. I will be speaking as part of a symposium with Lynda Graham, Angela Colvert and Jackie Marsh about teachers and children shaping digital worlds. Here’s my abstract: Multiliteracies and meaningful learning contexts in the primary classroom Martin WallerPrimary School TeacherLead Researcher for the Multiliteracies Learning Initiative Digital technologies provide a range of modes of meaning, which allow learners to communicate