ELU 48 Technology Update: Education Apps
1. Attendance Tracker; 2. Teacher Aide Pro 2; 3. TeacherKit; 4. Adobe Photoshop Express.
Learning on the go
It is more important than ever for schools, pupils and parents to be able to access educational resources on the go, and technology is increasingly being relied upon to fulfil this need. This article looks at resources which offer students and teachers the ability to manage their learning using mobile devices.
The new computing curriculum: a global perspective
With the implementation of the new computing curriculum well under way in schools, pupils are now expected to learn how to code. Miles Berry discusses the implications of this, the importance of coding and how other countries have implemented this in their education system.
Browser extensions – a review
A browser extension is a computer program that extends the functionality of a web browser in some way. We take a look at the range of browser extensions available and suggest a few useful ones that aid study.
How to engage a whole community
By cleverly asking its website designer to incorporate a ‘Community Page’ on its website, Oakfield Primary School in Wickford has seen the number of site visitors exceed 3,000, since its launch in May. Nicole Nazareth, ICT technician at the school, explains how the website has become a reliable and trusted information hub for the local community, as well as a great engagement tool for the school.
Using a visualiser in the classroom (Includes training video)
The days of the overhead projector are long gone, but what are schools now using to replace them? In this article and included training video, Chris Thomas considers how to use visualisers for modelling, teaching and instant formative assessment.
Report Summary: The Wireless Report 2014
This report, published by national anti-bullying charity, Ditch the Label, looks at ways young people are engaging on smartphone social media apps. The report looks into sexting and instances of abuse on smartphone apps.