Distance Learning Tips and Tricks for Teachers

Distance Learning Tips and Tricks for Teachers
Distance learning has become the new norm for many classrooms across the country during the coronavirus pandemic and is likely to continue in some shape or form for many months to come. Here is how to maximise the effectiveness of online learning for your students. Read More...

Friend or Foe: Is The Internet an Effective Tool for Education?

Friend or Foe: Is The Internet an Effective Tool for Education?
Much has been made of the negative effects of the internet on young minds. Some battle its use vociferously, evidently believing that access to the online world can produce warped views of the world and even damage cognitive development in children. The truth, of course, is much more nuanced than anything so straightforward. In this post, we’re going to consider this matter, running through some pros and cons of using the internet as an educational tool and attempting to reach an overall conclusion about whether this linchpin of the modern world is a blessing or a blight for schools. Read More...

Online Resources to Use at Home

Online Resources to Use at Home
Following the UK government’s decision to close schools, colleges and nurseries from Friday 20th March 2020, with the exception of those looking after vulnerable children and those of key workers, you may find yourself in the situation where you are working remotely at home, wondering what activities you can conjure up to keep the kids engaged and learning. Read More...

Future of Learning: Virtual Reality for Education

Future of Learning: Virtual Reality for Education
Virtual Reality is revolutionising education unlike anything else, by digitising traditional content, injecting realism and new levels of interactivity in learning. Read on for the benefits of using VR in the classroom. Read More...

3 Great Word Game Apps to Improve Children's Vocabulary

3 Great Word Game Apps to Improve Children's Vocabulary
Word games have always been popular among children and now technological advances have made it possible to play a variety of old-time classics and new creations on our beloved mobile devices. Check out 3 of the best word game apps out there in this post! Read More...

Screen-Free Learning at School and Home

Screen-Free Learning at School and Home
As our world becomes increasingly digital, it can be difficult for teachers and parents to encourage students to disconnect and turn off their electronic devices. Research shows that encouraging students to spend time away from technology improves their relationships with classmates and.... Read More...

5 Tips When Dealing with Negativity Online

5 Tips When Dealing with Negativity Online
If you are deciding to take your school ‘online’ or develop your existing social media presence, here are 5 tips on how to handle negativity online from Social Media Expert, Zoe Cairns. Read More...

The Future World of Automation and Robotics

The Future World of Automation and Robotics
We have all seen the movies predicting a bleak dystopian future but are these films realistic? Here’s what the real predictions are for the world of work in a future of automation and robotics and what it means for teachers. Read More...
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