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

By Education, esafety, Learning, Resources, Social Media, Work with me No 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 has #Education and #EdTech evolved during the Covid-19 crisis?

By Distance Learning, EdTech, Education, Ethics, Food for thought, Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Online Learning, Remote Learning, Thought Leadership No Comments

There’s no getting away from what a difficult year it has been for everyone the world over. With Collins Dictionary making their word of the year ‘lockdown’ it is a clear sign of the times. Whilst other words such as ‘’Rona’ or ‘unprecedented’ or ‘the Vid’ might have also been…

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#AppventCalendar Day Four – @AdobeSpark Page, by @eLearnMissKelly

By Appvent, Computing, EdTech, Education, Guest posts, ICT, Literacy, Online Learning, Product Review, Remote Learning No Comments

Welcome to Day Four of the Appvent Calendar 2020! It’s been fantastic to open our apps so far, and today I am bringing you Adobe Spark Page as my offering for the festive season. As an English teacher, I believe that authentic audience has a huge impact on pupil work….

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