Only a couple of days until curtain up at this year’s Sunday Times Festival of Education and we can’t wait! Sir Mark Grundy, Executive Principal of Shireland Collegiate Academy and Kirsty Tonks, Shireland’s E-Learning Director, will be …Continue Reading
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When Loxford School, Redbridge, had to shut its doors for two weeks while it moved to a brand new school building, there were no screaming headlines in the local or national press. Why not? Because teaching and learning carried on, almost unaffected.
It was the same story when the Notre Dame …Continue Reading
“Where do you think you lost the keys, …Continue Reading
There are a number of benefits of moving a school’s learning resources and infrastructure online – as long as you choose your Cloud services provider carefully. But more of that later on.
Here are the advantages of adopting a Cloud-based approach for your school:
Reduced storage costs: Storage costs are falling all …Continue Reading
There are devices and there are devices. Any attempt to itemise all of them would be out of date by the time this goes to print. A far better approach is to start with the what and why rather than the how.
Even that approach fails to take into account any …Continue Reading
As of 1st May there are 2,924 academies open, of which 2,225 are converted and 699 are sponsored.
This brings the proportion of secondary schools which are now academies or …Continue Reading
The best ebook systems now transform books into a targeted intervention tool for teachers
The delivery of learning resources via digital means is on a consistent upward trend. Although our use of ebooks in UK schools is still in its infancy, demand is growing:
Three quarters of students asked said they preferred …Continue Reading
So, you’ve decided to go down the mobile learning route: iPads or some other tablet in the hands of every pupil, and their teachers. Now the only question remains is: which apps are best?
Well, I am not going to attempt to give you a definitive list of must-have apps, because …Continue Reading
With Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations in prospect (he would have been 449 next Tuesday) and news of the launch of Shakespeare Week, which aims to inspire primary school children to develop a lifelong love of the bard, it seems his permanence in the school curriculum is assured. But, did you …Continue Reading
E-safety is, quite rightly, uppermost on many people’s minds, especially when it comes to mobile devices. There are number of e-safety issues to be mindful of, such as:
Taking inappropriate photographs.
Accessing inappropriate websites.
Intellectual Property Rights issues
Data Protection issues
Personal safety issues.
None of these are the exclusive province of mobile devices. However, mobile …Continue Reading