I’m putting together a new poem about what people with IBD or any chronic or invisible illness really mean when they say ‘I’m fine’ in response to the question in the title. If you would like to get involved please comment or message me!
A post I wrote for my social media mentor about #IBDHour
Towards the end of last year I had to pleasure of being contacted by someone who had an idea, a thought and a passion…but needed to understand how to harness social to deliver it. Richard became a mentoring client of mine and over the course of 4 weeks we looked at goals, channels and approaches. What would be best to get him there; what could be dropped, parked or developed. One of the main things that came out of our initial meeting was the potential (and desire) for Richard to become a thought leader in the IBD / health sector. As a sufferer it was something he had begun blogging about and was actually directing some of his creative aspirations around spoken word poetry and performance.
A great way to position yourself as a thought leader in any sector is to take part in, and (better yet!) establish, twitter hours…
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This sounds like a lovely thing – check it out!
I’m teaming up with Kathleen from Crohnological Order and author of Go Your Crohn Way for a little #IBDLove. We want to hear your stories when it comes to the special ways people have shown t…
Came a ross this via teaching friend on Twitter
My timeline today has been full of comments and arguments regarding technology such as minecraft. I’ll be honest, I don’t really know what it is, but that’s me and tech. I break it. It goes wrong. So I swerve. Be it a photocopier or an app, chances are that I touch it and it will jam, freeze, shut down, poo itself.
Yeah I see the value of an interactive smart whizzy speakered board and yeah I use mobile phones in lessons, yeah I use video and music at times, I’ve even been known to use banks of iPads. Sometimes I use drama, I’ve also been known to sing (badly) in a neon flashing mike, pilfered from Reflex. I’ve even used a sock puppet app. Crazy. Are these things gimmicks? Maybe.
The actual truth is quite simple; I’m a teacher, I try bits, some work, some don’t. If they don’t I…
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So I’ve just finished my prep for the first #IBDHour which is tomorrow night! I’ve been getting a good number of RTs and likes on the various channels I’ve been promoting it on,s o hopefully it will go well!
You can join in by following @IBDHour on Twitter