Back to school for teachers – My tips for a digital classroom

With the start of the 2017 school year just around the corner, it’s time for teachers to get ready for a new year full of innovative and future-focused learning opportunities for their students. With technology continually changing, teachers will always have the chance to try something new and I would challenge all teachers to take a…

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Digital Divide = Educational Divide = Urgent Action Needed

Digital Native is a common term used to describe those who have been brought up during the digital age of technology, and are therefore more familiar with computers and the Internet. It is widely thought that our young children are Digital Natives, however, in low socio-economic areas, the term Digital Native is often a myth.…

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Make learning anytime, anywhere with ScreenCastify

A big part of my teaching philosophy is that learning should be made accessible for our students anytime and anywhere. I believe that if we have something important to say as teachers, then this information should be made available so our students can watch it time and again, either at school or at home, and be…

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What about the digital divide in education?

  Forget devices, the future of education technology is all about the cloud and anywhere access. In the future, teaching and learning is going to be social, says Matt Britland. The future is about access, anywhere learning and collaboration, both locally and globally. Teaching and learning is going to be social. Schools of the future could have…

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Grammarly – a great tool for students and teachers!

Recenlty I have been using the tool Grammarly, both for my own writing and to help students improve their writing. Grammarly checks your spelling and grammar either through their website or within your social media posts if you have installed the Grammarly extenison. The picture above shows how Grammarly works when you are are writing…

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