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Classroom technology 'rarely used' by half of teachers

Thousands of pounds worth of classroom technology is going unused as teachers lack the training to integrate it into lessons, survey suggests<p>Nearly half of teachers rarely use the technology in their classrooms, with a lack of training holding many of those surveyed back, new research suggests.<p>Over …

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Is technology in the classroom good for children?

Blamed for a decline in maths test results, handwriting ability and attention spans, critics say technology in education often misses the mark<p>Technology is an increasingly important part of today’s classrooms. Globally £19bn is expected to be spent on educational technology by 2019, according to …

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Classroom iPad Rules

26 iPad Apps For A Paperless Classroom

Why iPads And Chromebooks Won’t Save the Classroom

The founder of Kano, a kid’s computer, says DIY is better than off-the-shelf.<p>Alex Klein is the co-founder and CEO of Kano, which creates computer and coding kits for all ages, all over the world. His reporting and writing has appeared in <i>Newsweek</i>, the <i>New Republic</i>, <i>New York Magazine</i>, the <i>Nation</i>, the</i> …

iPads in classroom provide 20 percent jump in math scores, study says

After a yearlong pilot program initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, students' math scores jump 20 percent compared with classrooms that used traditional paper texts.<p>After a yearlong pilot program in California initiated by publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the math scores of …

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