Martin is a full-time classroom teacher with an interest in creative learning and multiliteracies. He believes in learning through doing and advocates this approach through research and practice. Martin has shared his approaches and research findings at a range of events and conferences across the United Kingdom and recently in Australia. He has authored book chapters about the use of social media and digital technologies in the classroom.
Further information can be found at his Changing Horizons blog.
Subject to Change: Social Media, Education and Contentious Literacies (Invited Keynote)
New Literacies, Digital Media and Classroom Teaching Conference, University of Tasmania (2011)
A fixed point in time and pedagogy – Bringing the new into the primary classroom (Invited Keynote)
ESRC Seminar Series: Children’s and young people’s digital literacies in virtual online spaces (2010)
Contributions to Books
‘Everyone in the world can see it’ – Developing pupil voice through online social networks in the primary classroom.
The Student Voice Handbook – Bridging the Academic/Practitioner Divide (2011)
More than Tweets: Developing the ‘new’ and ‘old’ through online social networks
Virtual literacies: interactive spaces for children and young people (Edited by G. Merchant, J. Gillen, J. Marsh & J. Davies, Routledge – 2012)
Subject to Change: Social Media, Education and Contentious Literacies
English Teaching and New Literacies Pedagogy - Interpreting and authoring digital multimedia narratives (Edited by Len Unsworth and Angela Thomas – 2013 [in press])