ELU 50 Technology Update – Observation and assessment apps for teachers
1. GoClass; 2. Nearpod; 3. Easy Assessment - Rubric creation & Assessment Tool for Teachers; 4. QuizCast.
8 Tips for measuring and improving your school’s ICT
Paul Bruce, Services Architect at RM Education, provides his top tips for areas schools should consider in planning, implementing and delivering a successful ICT solution that enhances teaching and learning.
What the cloud really means for schools
The cloud has changed the way in which schools operate and manage information. It offers potential cost-savings for schools as well as enhancing the mobility and flexibility offered by e-learning. Yet many teachers are unclear what computing in the ‘cloud’ really means. Ian Skeels highlights the numerous benefits of cloud computing for schools as well as the challenges and issues that can be encountered.
Using Pupil Premium monitoring software to close the achievement gap
Ofsted Inspectors want proof that Pupil Premium spend is having a direct impact on pupil achievement. Teachers need to know who their Pupil Premium children are, what other factors might affect their performance and what interventions are in place for them. Here we look at software designed to monitor if school interventions are making a difference with the extra funding for these pupils.
How are tablets being used in schools?
New research into how tablets are used in teaching and learning has shown that almost 70 per cent of primary and secondary schools in the UK now use tablet computers.
Making movies in the classroom (Includes training video)
With the tools and technology available, creating and editing videos in the school environment is easier than ever before! In his latest article and training video, Chris Thomas explores a range of apps to bring the magic of movies to your classroom.
Report Summary: Can we make the digital world ethical?
Within five years, a majority of online traffic will be machine-generated. Humans will be in the minority in terms of connectivity. That is the complete opposite of the way we think about the internet today and it raises many questions: can machines be accountable for mistakes?
Report Summary: Education and the Internet of Everything
This research by Cisco shows that students learn by being actively engaged in relevant and authentic activities - and technology makes this increasingly possible. Furthermore, students are using software applications to either create or interact with content.