Who are the most innovative EdTech Companies?

May 12, 2015
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Introduction. Recent cutbacks in education budgets at all levels have created a multitude of challenges for many schools. Many of the edtech companies have realised this and have reached out to schools across the globe. The methods of instructional delivery for educational institutions of all levels are rapidly changing. This is mainly due to the […]

Ten of the Best Online Resources for Education News

March 11, 2015
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Best Online Resources for Education News

Introduction The Internet provides educators around the world with a place to access an abundance of resources and the opportunity to connect with other professionals. But with all of the great information available at your fingertips, where do you begin? The Internet provides educators at all levels with access to so many resources it often […]

The Ten Best Exhibitor Stands at Bett 2015

January 29, 2015
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Introduction The Our ICT team visited the Bett show in the ExCel London Exhibition and Convention Centre on January 23rd. We were so impressed with what we saw while viewing the stands that we compiled a list of the ten best! So, here they are in no particular order: MakerBot MakerBot are a manufacturer of […]

Is your school ready for the coding revolution?

January 22, 2015
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Introduction In 2014, a new IT curriculum for primary and secondary schools in the UK included coding for the first time. Demand for coders is increasing but not enough coders are coming out of the education system and in many developed countries such as UK, USA and Australia, there is a clear and growing skills […]

Top 10 Apps for Teaching. Part 3: Maths.

October 30, 2014
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Many students find learning math difficult or uninteresting.  Some of the top apps for teaching math can help to make teaching and learning math easier for students of all ages. Teaching with technology has empowered teachers and parents to provide students with the support they need when it comes to learning math concepts and engaging […]

A guide to Interactive Technology for the Classroom.

September 26, 2014
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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 […]

Why are schools turning to Ruckus wireless technology?

May 13, 2014
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Wireless site survey for schools

The increased use of technology in education has presented school districts with many challenges in terms of providing enough wireless coverage without the expense of adding more wireless access points. Introduction. In the current educational environment, more schools now have the autonomy to choose their own Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions. In many cases, […]

More UK students consider studying abroad.

April 24, 2014
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Students studying overseas

What motives UK students to continue their studies overseas? Is it the continuing rise in tuition fees or are there opportunities that are more exciting for students abroad? According to research statistics published by British council, 37% of participating students would consider studying overseas. This represents a 17% increase on the previous year’s statistics. 67% […]

A guide to Choosing an Interactive Whiteboard for the Classroom.

April 16, 2014
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Download our FREE Interactive Whiteboard whitepaper today. You can continue reading this article here, or you can download the whitepaper in PDF format by clicking on the image below…   Introduction. An interactive whiteboard is a powerful tool for developing essential skills in today’s students and helping teachers create fun and engaging lessons. Extensive research has […]

ClassFlow – Revolutionising Cloud-based Teaching.

March 28, 2014
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Preparing and delivering classroom lessons is typically a time consuming task for most educators. Now there is a revolutionary solution that can save teachers time while creating interesting lessons that keep students engaged in learning. At the recent Bett (British Education and Training Technology) Show held in January of 2014 in London, Promethean, a leading […]