The Adoption Model below looks at the 5 stages of Teaching with Technology and the Future of Digital Teaching.
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A BBC article (Costly hi-tech kit lies unused in schools, says study) recently highlighted the findings of a report Decoding Learning by Nesta (National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts).
Learning to Tell the Time is a skill that we as adults often take for granted. This may be possibly because our modern lives are so driven by the clock that ‘keeping an eye on the clock’ or ‘telling time’ becomes pretty much second nature. For young children however, the concept of the clock is […]
What if your child were asked to watch a video for homework? Not just any old video, though, instead of switching on the telly and watching soap operas or cartoons, they might instead be learning a thing or two from being in front of a screen. Let’s take a look at how videos assigned as […]
…so much more than just a ‘pushy’ parent. A few weeks ago I came across a request in my mailbox, sent by a popular mum’s mailing list that I subscribe to: “Looking for a Tiger Mum for fabulous magazine” The request was made by a journalist, who was writing an article on various parenting methods […]
Every so often, the media jumps on a story about gifted children. Detailing their seemingly innate gifts and abilities, debating the parental challenges and questioning seemingly complicated journeys through ‘normal’ school-life. Imagine then a school dedicated completely to the teaching and learning of children, whose average IQ stands at 150. In March 1948, Life Magazine […]
Xelium, a VLE design and services company has published some really useful articles on Google Calendar and how schools can use these to interact with students and parents via the school’s website and social media. We have highlighted this on an earlier article on why Every School Should be using Google Calendar. Now to help you […]
Contrary to what Salman Khan originally thought, when he first started working on building content for the now famous Khan Academy, and trying to fund it’s survival, he has actually made it to Forbes without the profit-driven orientation, typical of most Forbes subjects and coverage. Congratulations, Mr Khan! In this very constructive and optimistic article, […]
Following on from our earlier article on the use of Google Calendars in Schools. This post describes a step-by-step approach to setting up a Google Calendar 1. Create a new Google Account If you don’t already have a Google Account, create one here (https://accounts.google.com/) Check to see if the school you work for does not […]
The use of Google Calendar as a tool within schools has the ability to transform the way Administrators, Teachers, Students and Parents, coordinate and plan term dates, work, events and even exams. Here we highlight 5 simple reasons why schools should move on to using Google Calendars (instead of Word documents or Excel spread sheets). To […]