Digital Learning - Issue 2.3
A Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform Education
The over-blown claims for new technology in education never materialise. Even in the Pandemic it is old style technology that is being most deployed. Professor Justin Reich of MIT ask why?
Video Game Playing and Literacy During the COVID-19 Lockdown in 2020
Video games can encourage young people’s creativity through writing, and playing video games can support young people’s literacy, creativity and empathy.
Teachers Prepare To Address Learning Loss As Schools Return This September
The new school year will pose challenges for teachers as they cope with up to six months of lost learning
Learning Lessons In Lockdown
LEO Academy Trust struck lucky when it decided to adopt Google's G Suite for Education as its digital education platform. This is how they did it.
Technology Can Help Us Tackle the Void of Differentiation
Differentiation is a fabulous ‘buzz’ word, but with new technology we can differentiate in a more meaningful way to make challenging tasks fun and achievable
The do’s and don’ts of remote learning – How AI works and what it brings to the table
Dr Sara de Freitas, executive director of education at Wey Education, providers of InterHigh, the online school, shares her advice on retaining and refining the advantages we have all experienced from online, blended learning during Covid-19.
No Child Left Behind – Maths Champion Bobby Seagull Campaigns To End The Digital Divide
More children must have access to digital technology at home if the achievement gap is not to widen even more . Bobby Seagull urges people to join in the campaign
The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Of Edtech
For those of you who are not aficionados of Edtech, this surf along the breaking waves of Virtual and Augmented Reality will orientate you to the extraordinary possibilities for schools. Joe Smith is your guide.
Developing A Retrieval Practice Maths App That Helps Pupils Retain The Core Skills Needed To Succeed At GCSE
Rachel Dunsmore started out as an engineer but retrained as a maths teacher after having four children. Now she has created Arc Maths, a new maths app that stands out from the crowd.
Growing Successful Virtual Learners Requires New Teaching Styles
Some schools have adapted to distance learning whilst others have struggled. The secret is not to try and replicate traditional classroom teaching online. John McCarthy, author and former curriculum director of an online school in America , outlines a better way