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Gamification: Our New Half-Term Topic

Engaging pupils in learning for over six hours of the day. Save for lunchtime and breaks, this is the constant battle in the classroom between you and young attention spans. Then came along this new phenomenon: gamification. Still new to many, but being adopted by increasing numbers, it allows teachers to make learning more exciting,…

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Chinese New Year: Free Resources

Chinese New Year is the most important and well known of the Chinese holidays:  It’s a time of feasting for the family, celebration, fireworks and gift-giving. A fifteen-day holiday, it begins on the first day of a new moon and ends with the full moon on the day of the Lantern Festival. This year that…

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The Edtech Trends That Could Define 2013?

Our Review Of 2012 gave an interesting insight into the state of Edtech in 2012; rather than looking at the year through the news stories and events that took place during the year, we instead looked at what people were actually searching for via Google. The research into our 2012 review also showed that whatever…

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Christingle: Celebrating In The Classroom

Despite feeling like an established tradition, Christingle is quite a modern event: It was introduced to the Church Of England in 1968, by John Pensom of The Children’s Society. As well as being a way of sharing the key messages of the Christian faith, it also helps to vital raise funds for The Children’s Society…

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