Technology

Creating apps in the classroom

24 January 2013

Computing teacher Genevieve Smith-Nunes will be hosting a seminar at Bett 2013 looking at developing apps with your students using a versatile free web resource.


In-class assessment using pupils' mobiles

24 January 2013

After receiving a positive response to his article last year, Jamie Freeman has been working with SecEd readers to further develop a project using pupils’ mobile devices to help with in-class assessment.


Tablets and mobile apps

10 January 2013

How can tablets help teachers to make the most of their time and what role do apps have in the classroom? Gareth Davies offers his thoughts.


Heading to Bett 2013?

6 December 2012

SecEd's free 32-page guide to the Bett 2013 technology-in-education show early next year offers visitors an overview of the event's CPD, workshops, presentations and exhibition. You can download both a digital edition and PDF version.


The problems with virtual schooling

29 November 2012

Virtual schools are common in America and their role is being increasingly debated in the UK. Psychologist Dr Stephanie Thornton considers the implications of this model of learning and issues a warning.



Eleven apps for in the classroom

8 November 2012

Ben Solly guides us through 11 apps which he uses in the classroom to engage students and also promote writing and literacy.


Using your MIS effectively

18 October 2012

Alex George explains how his school has used its management information system to tackle behaviour and raise attainment.


Breaking IT down

11 October 2012

Finding the middle ground between an open internet access policy or one of total restriction is difficult. Mark Evans advises.


Risking IT

27 September 2012

The RiskIT initiative is about getting all staff using IT as a means to improve teaching. With RiskIT week approaching, its creator Abderrahmane Benjeddi explains more.


More BYOD ideas

20 September 2012

Continuing on from last week's focus on Bring Your Own Device, Gareth Davies offers some more tips and ideas to help you create a successful BYOD programme.


Ideas for online video

13 September 2012

James Cross explores some practical classroom techniques and ideas for how schools and teachers might bring online video learning to life in their classrooms.


BYOD in 10 steps

13 September 2012

Thinking about embracing Bring Your Own Device in your school? Earnie Kramer offers a 10-point guide.


Ten tips for your learning platform

6 September 2012

After attending an international learning platforms conference earlier this year, head of ICT Rachael Howarth shares her advice on how schools can get the most out of their learning platforms.


Linking up

5 July 2012

School leader Paul Ainsworth looks at the professional benefits and practicalities of using the popular LinkedIn social network.


Games design and coding

28 June 2012

Games industry veteran Harvey Elliott urges schools to embrace games design and coding and looks at a new initiative that can help.


Is this the year for 3D?

21 June 2012

As 3D becomes increasingly common, Mark Robinson argues how this popular technology could be used in the classroom to change the face of the learning experience.


Resources to support EAL students

14 June 2012

ICT can play a key role in supporting students who have English as an additional language. SEN expert Sal McKeown recommends some of her choice resources.

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