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
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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
If you are responsible for buying new IWBs, or will have a say in the matter, what factors should you consider? Terry Freedman considers the issues.
To look at, you’d think that one interactive whiteboard is pretty much the same as any other – and to a certain extent you’d be …Continue Reading
Assessment no longer needs to involve keeping the kids in silence for three hours. Well, not all the time anyway! Terry Freedman explores how visualisers could be used instead.
In case you haven’t come across visualisers, here is a brief explanation. It’s a device which allows you to project things onto …Continue Reading
Interactive Whiteboards are just glorified whiteboards, right? Wrong! Terry Freedman considers a few tools which make them great for assessing what pupils know.
After you’ve explored your interactive whiteboard (IWB) and experimented with some of its tools, you can start to think about how you might use it not just for …Continue Reading
As of 1st November 2012 there are 2,456 academies open in England – 536 sponsored academies and 1,920 converted academies.
In addition, another 431 schools have had their application to convert approved by the Department for Education, and there are an additional 223 sponsored academies currently in development.
This means 54% of …Continue Reading
Great things come in small sizes …
Or “the best things come in small packages” or whatever the expression is!
Well finally the wait was over to find out about the new iPad mini! The speculation has seemed fairly solid over the past few months and so the launch of a …Continue Reading
Technology is the critical education issue of our time. That’s one of the key points Vanessa Pittard from the DfE made at the launch of Shape the Future UK, which took place on Monday at Shireland Collegiate Academy. Dr Pittard also referred to the large body of research that shows …Continue Reading
The latest figures from the Department for Education reveal that as of 1st September 2012 there are 2,309 academies open in England. This represents a 10-fold increase from May 2010 when there were just 203 academies.
With 130 sponsored academies opening this month, it is the biggest increase of sponsored academies …Continue Reading
Without a way of allocating ebooks to students and no money to invest in new devices, as well as no additional funds with which to buy ebooks, the transition to digital textbooks seemed an impossible dream. Until now. Find out how RM is helping schools join the ebook revolution.Continue Reading