Laura Nemeth Gran

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The Lowdown on Dyslexia

by Jess<p>Every teacher in every classroom in every school in this country (and beyond) will come across several, if not dozens, of students who just …

Do Not Focus on the Label……Focus on the Areas of Need

In the special needs community, children are given labels based on their disability. The most common diagnosis a child may be given are Autism, ADHD …

Khan Academy joins Bridge to find more amazing designers

From Jason Rosoff, Lead Designer (third from the left):<p>Most folks I speak to know something about Khan Academy’s mission to provide a free …

Upsized classes, downsized education

ONE OF the most glaring contradictions in today's debates about public education is the fact that people who are fantastically wealthy or politically …

Funds to undertake an MA Education course

I want to be the university lecturer that ensures that future teachers believe that all children can achieve in life as long as someone believes in …

Computers and phones in children's bedrooms 'can cause anxiety and sleep loss'

Study warns televisions, computers and mobile phones in children's bedrooms can cause anxiety and prevent sleep<p>Parents have been urged to take televisions, computers and mobile phones out of children’s bedrooms as they cause anxiety and prevent sleep which ruins school performance, a study has …

Geo-Education: Vital for 21st Century Business

The challenges that today’s young people will face in their workplaces and communities require a dynamic understanding of how our interconnected world works.<p>National Geographic believes a well-rounded geo-education is vital to prepare current and future generations to function successfully and …

The truth about Finland’s education miracle

Does Finland have the best schools system in the world? There are many who think so, pointing to its place atop the PISA league tables and explaining this success by the supposed lack of Swedish-style competition. So why is Britain copying Sweden, runs the argument, with these private ‘free …

Partisanship has no place in educating our children

A science-fiction film released in 1958 depicts how the "Blob", a giant shapeless amoeba-like alien, takes over a small American town and defies every attempt to destroy it. The Blob is what the erudite Michael Gove, education secretary, calls the educational establishment – or, more precisely, …

ThinkPad 11e and ThinkPad Yoga 11e, Lenovo’s new Chromebooks for education

At the Florida Education Technology Conference this week, Lenovo announced a new line of devices built for education and ruggedized for the classroom. The ThinkPad 11e series will ship this spring in two form factors, a standard laptop design in the ThinkPad 11e model, while the ThinkPad Yoga 11e …

Angry Lib Dems accuse Michael Gove of bid to politicise education

The coalition government was engulfed in a vitriolic public row over education on Saturday as the Liberal Democrat schools minister accused his boss, Tory education secretary Michael Gove, of a "blatant" attempt to politicise the independent schools inspection body, Ofsted.<p>The intervention by David …