The Ultimate History of Technology in Education.

June 7, 2017
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Evolution of Technology in the classroom

The use of technology in education has provided students and teachers with an unlimited number of options for classroom learning.  When you consider the history of technology in education, there are some very interesting facts that have led us to where we are today. Did you know? The introduction of the modern library and the […]

Why you should move to a cloud-based school telephone system.

November 9, 2016
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Many schools across the UK have outgrown their on premise telephony systems and are running piecemeal infrastructures that have become antiquated and outdated. At the same time, many schools do not consider an upgrade because of cost concerns and lack of awareness regarding the advantages of migrating to a cloud telephony solution. Are you struggling with […]

What is Office 365 Education?

October 26, 2016
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Introduction. Office 365 Education is a comprehensive platform of tools and apps that provide teachers, staff members, and students with access to communication tools, document editing, file sharing, storage, email, class websites, assignments, classroom materials, and much more.  Everything is accessed in the cloud to promote collaboration, learning, and improved productivity in real-time. According to […]

The Classroom Projector Buyers Guide.

October 6, 2015
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Classroom projectors

Introduction. Buying a new projector for your classroom doesn’t have to be difficult! Although there are hundreds of different makes and models, purchasing a projector can be child’s play if you know how to go about it properly The most common concern when purchasing a projector for the classroom environment is finding a device that […]

Choosing a Data Backup Solution for your school.

February 4, 2015
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Download our FREE Data Backup Whitepaper today. You can continue reading this article here, or you can download the whitepaper in PDF format by clicking on the image below… Data Backup whitepaper It is difficult for schools nowadays to maintain the IT necessary for data storage and backup.  Most schools are expected to do more […]

Using video in teaching and learning.

December 30, 2014
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filming in classroom

Introduction Picture this:  you assign a class project that requires students to create a product design for something never previously invented.  An eager student comes in the next day excited to show you his product.  The night before he had worked to piece together a sales pitch and record it using his computer.  Upon viewing, […]

Top 10 Apps for Teaching. Part 4: ICT

November 6, 2014
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Introduction. Information and Communications Technologies education is an important subject that teaches students valuable skills which will help them to become competent in the use of communications and computing devices.  There are a variety of tech tools that can empower teachers to prepare students for digital literacy in a technology infused world. ICT education is […]

Top 10 Apps for Teaching. Part 2: Science.

October 16, 2014
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Distant Sun app

Introduction. If you are looking for innovative, engaging, and immersive experiences for your students, then using educational apps could hold the key. The tools in this article will help students develop a deeper understanding of biology, physics and chemistry, and will provide them with a fun learning environment . This is the second entry in a series of […]

Top 10 Apps for Teaching. Part 1: Geography.

October 8, 2014
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Google Earth

If you are looking for innovative ways to teach geography and keep students engaged, you can provide them with a immersive digital experience, using many of the online tools that are available today. These online tools allow students to visualise a location, discover its heritage, and take advantage of the magnificence of every country. Many of the apps […]

A guide to Interactive Technology for the Classroom.

September 26, 2014
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ActivTable in action

Technology is a key part for any school, and it is more important than ever to keep up to date with the latest products that are available to the education sector. This article looks at some of the different options available for the classroom and what they can bring to the learning experience; from smart […]