Pheasey Park Farm Primary School in Walsall, West Midlands found that EdTech transformed their school and its OFSTED rating. Here Sarah Morgan, Assistant Head Teacher, shared her school’s journey and some of the tips they can pass on to others
Anxiety has held back many children during lockdown and has reduced their writing confidence. Clicker can help..
Can the next generation build a better, more equitable internet? Heather Picov, CEO at Apps for Good, believes they can
When it comes to helping students develop mastery, technology-based approaches could be more effective than traditional tuition, says Murray Morrison of Tassomai.
Have you considered a communications app for your School Community? Then read on!
Hilary Leevers, CEO of Engineering UK, looks at how technology is helping young people to explore a greater range of career options as scientists, technicians and engineers
Rachel Allman, marketing manager at 2Simple, offers hints and tips for starting or refreshing your Digital Leaders scheme
Keene Braganza, managing director, KAZ Type Limited, describes the benefits of launching an international competition
The new school year will pose challenges for teachers as they cope with up to six months of lost learning
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.
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.
VR is no longer something from the future! EdTechTeacher Shawn McCusker shows how to get students building and creating virtual tours using tools you already have.
Creating Digital Materials can be time consuming and overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be. Digital learning specialist Daniel Scott offers guidance on using H5P to easily create interactive activities while on a budget.
Marking, grading, offering feedback and assessment are commonly cited as the bane of teachers’ lives. Yet, they are necessary evils, so the key is to find intelligent ways to make it more efficient and effective. This issue’s Top Apps feature focuses on assessment—apps that offer real-time communication between teacher and class, digital and automated grading and marking tools and fun and engaging formative approaches. There is still no perfect method, but these apps are making a big difference in addressing the workload burden and increasing engagement.
AI technology is revolutionising how students learn and creating all kinds of new opportunities. Harbir Kaur explores the latest offerings, cautioning us to be mindful of how we implement them in the classroom.
Child and adolescents are experiencing a mental health crisis that is affecting all areas of education. How can schools and teachers help students build resilience and positive mental health so they can cope with the increased stress of modern society? Our editor, Jory Debenham, explores some of the apps available to help support our young people.
What if everyone had access to the latest training opportunities and had a chance to build their confidence by practising and testing out new ideas in a safe space? Lorna Burrows from Immersive VR shows how a new initiative is creating space for just that, helping teachers practise the art of teaching through experiential 3D learning.
Learning Platforms have evolved significantly in recent years. Our editors share
some of the interesting players who are making a difference in the classroom.
e-Learning Update issue 63/64