In a statement to the House of Commons on 7 February 2013, the Education Secretary, Michael Gove, has announced that he is abandoning his plan to introduce the controversial English Baccalaureate Certificates (EBC). Instead, the current GCSEs will be “comprehensively reformed” from 2015 with the first exams …Continue Reading
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Safer Internet Day 2013 is taking place today and is the tenth anniversary of the event. The theme for Safer Internet Day 2013 is Online Rights and Responsibilities with the slogan “Connect with Respect”.
There are some excellent resources for teachers to help discuss with children how to stay safe online …Continue Reading
If you are using blogs with students, or other social media, it’s usually recommended that they don’t use real photographs of themselves. A fun alternative to a real photograph is to create a cartoon “avatar” to use instead. This …
E-safety is a big topic. It’s big in the sense of being in everyone’s minds whenever they hear “technology” and “young person” in the same sentence. And it’s big in the sense of how much it covers: not just the …Continue Reading
Not only is RM Unify officially a ‘killer product’ (according to several BETT visitors) it costs less than some schools spend on milk for the staffroom. We know teachers like their coffee and tea but the cost of RM Unify is making people question why they would look anywhere else …Continue Reading
Day two at BETT has been a very busy one. Hopefully we’re building up to ‘super Friday’ (we are very near Stratford where the Olympics effect is still visible and tangible so it could happen!).
If the inevitability of 1:1 computing was yesterday’s theme, then today it’s the Cloud. Once you’ve …Continue Reading
It was a really busy first day at BETT with some clear themes already emerging from our conversations with customers. As we gear up for day two, some reflections on the story so far..
Our Classroom of the Future presentation has been going down a storm with consistently good attendance. The …Continue Reading
Remember CD-ROMs? Or when you had to wait for a disk to arrive to install software? Thankfully those days are gone and we can access most software, apps and resources via the web. Accessing learning resources in particular is increasingly done online and, because it’s cloud-based, there’s no need to …Continue Reading
There are many ways an interactive whiteboard can be used to support science teaching. Your whiteboard allows you to run simulations, play videos and demonstrate practical work using animations. While it should never replace the act of doing an experiment for real, it can often provide a useful reference point …Continue Reading
We are counting the days until BETT 2013! Starting on 30th January at its new home, ExCel in London’s Docklands, BETT is always an amazing showcase for technology in education. We can’t wait to share our latest innovations, designed to help teachers and learners get the most out of their …Continue Reading