A Personal Reflection on Establishing a New Multi Author Blog and its Role in Developing Research-Informed Teachers


  • Kate Mawson University of Warwick


Community of Practice, Identity, Legitimate Peripheral Participation, Multi Author Blog, Research, Technology Enhanced Learning


In 2016 a Multi Author Blog was established to engage student participation in the community of research-informed teachers. This reflection discusses the reasons for its conception and some of the opportunities the Multi Author Blog could provide to schools. In a time when developing teachers as researchers is a priority for ITT providers and schools and when there is a national drive towards a research-informed profession, it is suggested that the use of new technology could be a way to satisfy both professional development and general teacher engagement with research in a sustainable and affordable way.


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