ICT Use By Primary Pupils At School And Home
BESA has published the first edition of ICT Use by Primary Pupils at School and at Home, tracking opinions and forecasts of ICT leaders on relative benefits of ICT hardware categories in the classroom and at home. BESA’s research analysed responses from 406 primary schools about ICT use by pupils at school and at home. The results help to ascertain which technologies schools consider most beneficial to pupils, and to see which technology pupils enjoy.
ICT Provision & Use in 2009/2010
The summer holiday and start of the new academic year is a period when many schools have review and begin to implement revised ICT development plans. This summary analysis report offers some insight into the views held by schools as to the value, and likely provision of ICT over the coming year, and highlights trends from BESA’s ICT in UK State Schools 2009 report.
Social media: a catalyst for connecting euro teens
Social networking and the web provide an opportunity for people all over the world to connect and exchange ideas easily. How can this new technology be used to help young people learn about different cultures and political views? And how is their own identity affected by this?
Radio without Gaga: How broadcasting helps children
Brian Rowan of Clyde Broadcast explores the benefits of incorporating radio broadcast equipment into learning and how it can support delivery of a creative learning experience, whilst also delivering transferable skills.
Drive costs down with technology tailored for schools
The Government will be conducting a comprehensive spending review in the autumn and ministers will be considering priorities which will take into account all areas of spending. Here, Roger Plant discusses the use of technology in schools and how technology will need to be bought carefully and be used to cut costs without sacrifcing on service delivery.
Is technology taking over the curriculum?
Can brain training games, heavily endorsed by the likes of Nicole Kidman and Patrick Stewart and admired by many children, actually sharpen our minds and stimulate grey matter?
Not just a fad
The popularity of 3D has never been greater. More importantly, the technology to support it has never been as sophisticated. Joell Mayoh reports.
Many of us feel frustrated to the point of violence by computers. Julian Stern explains how we can use computers, not be used by them.