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iPad – Revolutionising The Classroom

iPads: for the last couple of years, they’ve been all the rage. More recently, they’ve been introduced to classrooms by schools all over the world. But what can they do to improve education – and why would you spend your school’s money equipping pupils with them? If you’re considering tablet technology for your school, particularly…

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BETT – The First Big Date In The Edtech Calendar

BETT, the annual learning technology event, is just a few weeks away – and this year’s looks set to be the best yet. Among the highlights are a talk from TV scientist Professor Brian Cox, a visit from Mooc pioneer Shimon Shocken, and a discussion with Aaron Sams and Jonathon Bergman – famous for pioneering…

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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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Our Review Of 2012: In Google Searches

Flipped classrooms. Gamification. E-learning. Phrases that, a few years ago, would have been alien to almost all of us, are now becoming part of everyday speak in schools. Those of you who aren’t so sure about the above three terms: if you’re about to do a Google search to find out, thank you. You’ve helped…

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App Technology: How It Can Improve Learning

Using mobile phones has usually been frowned upon within a school setting, and making Chromebooks or iPads an available resource would never have been considered viable – or necessary – in the past. But, as more educational apps are launched and become accessible to the world, attitudes are changing. Forward thinking educators are actively embracing…

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Digital Literacy: It’s The Future!

Nine months after Education Secretary Michael Gove scrapped the existing curriculum for Information and Communication Technology, this week a new ICT curriculum has been proposed by the Royal Academy of Engineering and BCS (the Chartered Institute of IT). It’s yet to be endorsed by the Department of Education, but what this new draft does is…

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