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Taking Classroom Tech Use to the Next Level: Specific Traits to Look For

Author, speaker and former teacher Alan November agrees with Graber that SAMR doesn't provide enough concrete guidance. Many of his graduate students …

Six Ways to Be a Lifelong Learner

I cringe when I hear an adults joke about not having read a book since high school. I especially cringe if the person who says that has any regular …

High School

How Do Tech Tools Affect the Way Students Write?

“The results definitely indicate mixed impacts on students writing, many positives and many negatives,” said Kristen Purcell, lead author of the Pew …

50 Ways To Empower Students In A Connected World

<b>50 Ways To Empower Students In A Connected World</b><p>by <b>Saga Briggs</b>, opencolleges.edu.au<p>What does it mean to find your voice? Having the courage to speak …

Teaching Google Natives To Value Information

<b>Teaching Google Natives To Value Information</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The usual term is a digital native–students born into our digital, connected, and …

Tynker is the latest iPad app aiming to teach kids to code

The Guardian is reporting that US firm Tynker has released an iPad app that aims to introduce children to computer programming, building on the …

iPad Apps

How to make marking more efficient: three new techniques for teachers

English teacher Andrew Tharby shares his advice on how to significantly reduce the time spent marking while improving the quality of feedback for students<p>In Ted Hughes' visceral first world war poem, Bayonet Charge, a young soldier experiences a moment of psychological clarity amid the chaos of the …

How schools can stay safe whilst using social media

1. Before posting anything on the internet, those tasked with the school’s internet presence should agree on what they actually want to share about …

Social Media

What hours do teachers really work?

<b>How many hours do teachers in England work?</b><p>Teachers' unions have warned about excessive workloads and complained about staff being put under too much pressure. The long working week has been one of the grievances prompting teachers to go on strike.<p>But are these claims justified? Teaching is unusual …

What Works In Education And How Do We Know?

<b>What Do We Mean When We Say Something Works In Education?</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>When measuring success, effectiveness, and performance in education, what are …

Pedagogy

Parents rely too much on schools to teach online safety, say teachers

Teachers have expressed concern that parents rely too heavily on schools to teach their children the importance of being safe on the internet<p>Parents rely too much on schools to educate their children in staying safe online, according to teachers.<p>Nearly two thirds of teachers told online security …

Teachers Love Job but feel Undervalued

Voice Dream: An App that has Changed How Dyslexic Children and Blind Learn

Since 2012, a simple app that converts text to speech from ebooks, websites, PDFs and even Dropbox documents has been quietly changing the lives of …

Number of primary school children taking part in arts activities has dropped by a third since the last election, Labour claims

A significant drop in the number of primary school children taking part in dance, music and drama is highlighted in a report by Labour today.<p>Figures …

Labour Party

A little video gaming 'linked to well-adjusted children'

<b>Playing video games for a short period each day could have a small but positive impact on child development, a study by Oxford University suggests.</b><p>Scientists found young people who spent less than an hour a day engaged in video games were better adjusted than those who did not play at all.<p>But …

8 Ways to Get Grandparents Involved in Your Child's Classroom

Grandparents are often ready, willing and happy to attend school activities, but may fear overstepping their boundaries when it comes to helping out with educational matters.<p>School-age children provide parents all sorts of delights, from school programs to projects and parent-teacher conferences. …

Grandparents

How is the national curriculum changing?

<b>A new curriculum will be taught in all local authority schools in England from the start of the autumn term.</b><p><b>What are the main changes?</b><p>The aim is to slim down the content of the curriculum in almost all subjects, though not in primary English, maths or science.<p>The government says the new curriculum …

Top independent school puts lessons free on iTunes

<b>A leading independent school is making dozens of its courses available free online, so lessons can be downloaded by pupils or teachers at other schools.</b><p>The ground-breaking initiative by Stephen Perse Foundation school in Cambridge will make A-level, IB and GCSE courses available online.<p>They can be …

Five-year-olds to be taught vital computing skills like coding in schools

Parents will struggle to help five-year-olds with their homework now they are being taught computing skills for the first time, according to a survey …