Coronavirus’, ‘lockdown’ and ‘social distancing’ have dominated the trends in 2020. Although webinars existed before COVID-19, virtual conferencing undoubtedly falls under the ‘new normal’ umbrella – something which FlashAcademy has mastered.
2020 - unforgettable but may herald a better, more equitable future for education
Mental health distress among teachers has always been high, but now with Covid its soaring! Melanie Nunn , a qualified Mental Health First Aid instructor at Strictly Education, asks whether its time schools got serious about it?
Rachel Allman, marketing manager at 2Simple, offers hints and tips for starting or refreshing your Digital Leaders scheme
Language and music expert Susanna Zaraysky comments on new research from Deezer exploring the connection between music and learning languages
Game-based learning and real life contexts can help to improve children's maths skills says Joy Deep Nath, co-founder of early years and primary maths resource SplashLearn
How far can students be left to organise their own learning, with teachers stepping back into the role of facilitators? All the way, asserts head Ian Cunningham
Introducing the Stone Age to children is a way of showing them how historic influences have shaped our society and ourselves, says teacher and author Amanda Hartley
Video games hook students in, provide challenges and keep them engaged for hours. Former teacher Paul Carter, now head of learning content at Mangahigh, offers advice on how teachers can learn from the psychology of games to develop student perseverance in class
Andy Salmon has revolutionised the way children learn spellings with his fun memory techniques