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The changing face of CPD and what it (should) mean for schools and providers

By CPD, EdTech, Education, Efficacy No Comments

Thankfully, the face of CPD in education (that’s Continuing Professional Development, with the emphasis on the Continuing element) has been changing in recent years. I’ve always recognised the importance of certain types of INSET activity, such as: bringing colleagues together to share whole school data and results when everyone comes…

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The best four #edtech tools educators can easily use to create resources for teaching and learning

By Computing, EdTech, Education, educators, Efficacy, Resources, Tools No Comments

Like it or not, making resources is part of the bread and butter of being a teacher.  Sometimes it involves making an explainer video, sometimes it’s creating a presentation or a keyword challenge grid, resources to go on wall displays or templates for book reviews for your students…  Resources are…

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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, TipTopTipsEdu No 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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The importance of edtech efficacy

By CPD, Distance Learning, Education, NetSupport, Pedagogy first, Product Review, Remote Learning No 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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