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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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
What happens when you give a tablet (or similar) device to a pupil who is economically disadvantaged? If the experience of Victoria Park Academy in Birmingham is anything to go by, one happy outcome is increased parental engagement.
Steve Beswick, Director of Education, Microsoft, commented that:
“The school continues to show its …
You’d think that a one-to-one programme in a school would be a sure-fire way to kill any ideas of collaboration at birth. Yet paradoxically, an initiative whereby each pupil gets a device all to themselves can often to lead to more collaboration and interaction between pupils rather than less. How …
RM Education and Microsoft would like to extend an offer to run a Windows in the Classroom seminar for your school leadership team. This complimentary seminar will help you explore the tools and technologies available to help educators teach 21st century skills and optimize the classroom for advanced student achievement.
Where do you stand on ebooks? Whether you are a devotee or a refusenik there is growing evidence to suggest that both teachers and students are keen to …
A love of reading is top of many parents’ wish list for their children: it opens the door to other worlds, imparts knowledge, supports learning and it’s great fun. But what if children are more interested in computers than books? The two need not be mutually exclusive and yesterday on …
As part of E-Safety week, the RM offices in Abingdon were lucky enough to have a talk on E-Safety from PC Alan Earl, harm reduction officer at Avon and Somerset Constabulary.
He was also kind enough to let us film the event, so …