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Things to try out on your iPad / Chromebook / Windows device this new academic year!

By Chromebook, EdTech, Education, ICT, iPad, Online Learning, TipTopTipsEduNo Comments

Originally posted on the NetSupport website here, this is a recent post that I hope you find useful. Whether you’re starting at a new school that’s using an iPad, Chromebook or Windows device, there are many time-saving strategies you can regularly use to save you that little bit of time….

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Who should lead on digital in your school?

By Digital Leaders, EdTech, Ethics, Food for thought, Leadership, Online Learning, Online Safety, Pedagogy first, Remote Learning, Resources, T & L, Work with meNo Comments

Who should lead on digital in your school? It’s a question I’m often asked. Many think it should fall upon the shoulders of the Head of Computing, as that’s the most logical person to carry forward any digital projects. Some think it should fall to somebody with teaching and learning…

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The importance of edtech efficacy

By CPD, Distance Learning, Education, NetSupport, Pedagogy first, Product Review, Remote LearningNo Comments

In recent years, a welcome change in the world of edtech has been the developing conversation around the effective use of technology being reinforced by a strong evidence base. This is something that I have been championing for a long time, along with many others.  Too many companies have, over the years, sold snake oil…

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Six healthy social media habits for students (and teachers too!)

By Education, esafety, Learning, Resources, Social Media, Work with meNo Comments

Your students probably already have accounts on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Twitter, Snapchat and so on, but for those starting on their social media journey and keen to make an impact, there’s a lot to learn and remember as they navigate this new, exciting, connected world. Recently, I’ve been working with…

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How do you learn about the latest #edtech and services to education when conferences are only online?

By Conferences, CPD, EdTech, ICT Evangelist podcast, Online Learning, Product Review, ResourcesNo Comments

If you’re wanting to find out about the latest innovations and developments in technology for education then you’d often normally find out about them through attendance at conferences and events. Sure, you’ll use social media to help you and having a great PLN (Professional Learning Network) can help with that….

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Lots going on to share at ICT Evangelist

By CPD, Distance Learning, Food for thought, Learning, Learning, Positivity, Remote Learning, Social Media, Twitter3 Comments

Sometimes, just changing how you do things can really help you move forward. You’ll have no doubt noticed that I haven’t posted a blog for ages. And you know what? It wasn’t just me being lazy, honest! I’ve actually been working on writing my new book, which I’m already excited…

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Five ideas, approaches and attitudes to help you with #edtech in 2021

By CPD, EdTech, Leadership, Learning, Learning, Online Learning, Remote Learning, Work with meNo Comments

It’s that time of the year to be reflective and to think ahead and make plans. Reflecting back on 2020, one of the few silver linings, as noted by many, was the huge inroads into the progress made by the teaching profession in improving both their confidence and competence in…

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Welcome, as we open the final day on the 2020 #AppventCalendar and we find @BookCreatorApp!

By Appvent, Books, Chrome, Computing, EdTech, iPadNo Comments

Welcome to day 24, the final day of the 2020 Appvent Calendar!   What a fantastic selection of great apps we’ve had across the 24 days this year. Alongside my entries and guest entries, this year I’ve extended the initiative across not just ictevangelist.com but across to the global-edtech.com team…

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