About



kevin mclaughlin

Kevin McLaughlin




I am a Primary Teacher

I am also a

Google Certified Teacher  

Google Apps Education Certified Trainer  
Apple Distinguished Educator
Google Education on Air Presenter
Interested in Personalizing Learning




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My Background

Teaching
ICT Coordinator / Primary Teacher, Old Mill Primary School, Broughton Astley, Leics, UK Current
ICT Coordinator / Primary Teacher, St Peter’s C of E (Aided) Primary School, Whetstone, Leics, UK Sept 2009 – July 2010
Deputy Head Teacher, Canterbury School, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain Sept 2007 – June 2009
ICT Coordinator / Primary Teacher, Canterbury School, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Sept 2002 – June 2009
Assistant ESL Teacher, WELB Northern Ireland 2001 (Sept – Dec)
TEFL Instructor, EFIC CA, Venezuela 2001 (Jan – September)
ICT Coordinator / Primary Teacher, St Thomas More RC JMI, Letchworth, Herts 1997 – 2000

Keynote Presentations

Fast Forward 3, Lincolnshire School Improvement Service (details here) – “Provoke, Enjoy, Challenge” The keynote looked at the use of personalised learning as a teaching and learning approach in the classroom.
Leicester University PGCE ICT Focus April 2010 – Inspiring tomorrows teachers today.


Presentations
TeachMeet Midlands11 (‘Pump up the Volume’)
TeachMeet Takeover BETT11 (‘Pump up the volume’ using music apps in teaching and learning)
VITAL CPD online Teachshare (Presentation ‘Better Google Searching’) site requires login which is free to join
TeachMeet Milton Keynes 2010 (Presentation on use of Posterous for blogging in Primary school)
TeachMeet Takeover 2010 at BETT (Presentation on my use of Voicethread, Myths and Legends and Wallwisher)
TeachMeet ETRU 2009 (Video presentation on using Green screen in iMovie’09)
TeachMeet Gran Canaria 2009 (Using web 2.0 tools in the classroom)
I have also attended many ‘Flash meetings’ online discussing the use of various web 2.0 tools for enhancing teaching and learning


Awards
ALT ‘Learning Technologist of the Year 2010′ Award presented by Association for Learning Technology



In Print
ICT – Sound Bite TES Magazine, 13 May 2011
When using technology makes a difference ALT Newsletter, Issue 21, 31 October 2010
ICT – An Engine for Learning TES Magazine, 29 October 2010