I’ve written or edited several (e-)books:
- #uppingyourgame: a practical guide to personal productivity
- #onfire: ignite your productivity
- #getthatjob: an educator’s guide to finding, applying, and interviewing for a teaching-related job
- Best of Belshaw: 2009
- #movemeon: tips, ideas and suggestions for all teachers from the twitter community
I used to be Director of E-Learning at a large, 10-site Academy for young people aged 3-19 in the North-East of England. Most of my posts about this are tagged ‘Academy‘.
My Ed.D. thesis isn’t here, it’s at dougbelshaw.com/thesis.
My favourite, and the most referenced of my, posts about strategy relating to educational technology are:
- The freeze-thaw method of technology integration
- On the important difference between hitchhiking and bandwagon-jumping
- How E-Learning can contribute to raising achievement (a presentation on this helped me land the Director of E-Learning role)
Innovation, I believe, is the area of tension between your interests and your job.
Caffeine naps are awesome.
Martin’s idea of liquid modernity is spot-on.
Everything that’s wrong with management can be summed up in 3 Dilbert cartoons.
We don’t celebrate Hallowe’en in our house.
I suffer from migraines, which may (or may not) make me mildly synaesthetic and more creative than average.