Classroom ICT

NQTs and technology

14 September 2016

Getting to grips with technology in the classroom will be high on the agenda for many NQTs this term. Sarah Wright offers her advice

Seven ideas for using educational technology

6 July 2016

The recent Rethinking Education and Learning technology summit featured a range of ideas and presentations. Martin Pipe lists seven ideas and trends that he picked up from the event

Moving to digital classrooms

25 May 2016

Coming up with the perfect strategy for adopting and updating technology in your school is a constant challenge. Principal Paul Norton discusses using technology at school: what works, what doesn’t and how to get everyone involved

Technology and SEND education

11 May 2016

For SEND pupils, the effective use of technology has the power to make education more inclusive. Terry Waller offers his thoughts on how technology can best be used in this regard

Review: Top five at Bett

24 February 2016

The Bett education technology event took place last month in London, with more than 600 companies showing off their wares. School leader Shaun Eason picks out his five favourites from this year’s show

Ready for Safer Internet Day 2016?

27 January 2016

Safer Internet Day 2016 takes place on February 9 and this year’s theme is ‘Play your part for a better internet’. Laura Jennings explains more

e-Safety: tackling the key threats effectively

2 December 2015

Internet safety is a crucial safeguarding issue for schools. Experts Kat Howard and Kate Brady highlight problem areas – including social media, sexting, radicalisation and grooming – and discuss the elements of whole-school best practice

ETAG: Eight months and still waiting...

30 September 2015

The government-appointed Education and Technology Action Group (ETAG) published its recommendations in January. Eight months on and there has still been no response from ministers. Bob Harrison explains

Flipped classroom: A culture change

18 June 2015

Rob Eastment advocates the flipped classroom approach to homework, but says that five wholesale changes need to take place in UK education in order to make the most of the revolution

A Bring Your Own Device checklist

11 June 2015

Ballard School has embraced the Bring Your Own Device approach to teaching the mobile generation. ICT manager David Horton offers his advice on adopting BYOD

Twelve apps for education

26 February 2015

Apps are increasingly being used in the secondary classroom. Justin Smith highlights 12 curriculum-aligned apps for key stages 3 and 4.

Wikipedia in the classroom

9 October 2014

Like it or not, Wikipedia is here to stay. Dr Nicola Davies explores current Wikipedia trends and advises how teachers can make Wikipedia work for them without the risk of students becoming reliant on it.

Computing curriculum: Supporting Generation Y

8 May 2014

With a new computing curriculum arriving in September, Debbie Forster from Apps for Good argues that a hands-on and real-life problem-solving approach to coding is the secret to engaging students. She offers some advice and a few ideas.

Ten coding and programming apps

24 April 2014

Our latest apps advice focuses on free and cheap apps to help engage students with coding and programming. Justin Smith gives us 10 of his favourites.

A Twitter guide for schools

23 January 2014

The use of Twitter by schools, teachers and within education continues to grow rapidly. For those thinking about getting involved, Lindsay Plumpton offers a start-up guide for making the most of Twitter.

Ideas for podcasting in schools

26 September 2013

Making and using podcasts is relatively easy but can have a great impact on many areas of school life and student learning. Angela Youngman takes a look at what’s possible.

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