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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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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 me No 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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Five ideas, approaches and attitudes to help you with #edtech in 2021

By CPD, EdTech, Leadership, Learning, Learning, Online Learning, Remote Learning, Work with me No 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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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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Three ways to promote inclusion and student voice in the classroom

By Accessibility, ALN / SEN, Education, Inclusion, Microsoft, Morals, Pedagogy first, Positivity, Tools No Comments

Inclusion can take place in lots of ways in a school setting. Technology can really help with this and in this post, I’ll share three ways to help ensure children don’t feel excluded in your classroom. Wheel of Names! Sometimes inclusion is just that – ensuring everyone not only feels…

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