10 Great Resources for Teaching Programming and Coding to Secondary School Students.

July 11, 2016
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A few years ago, coding and computer programming was introduced into the UK curriculum for students in both primary and secondary schools in an effort to prepare students for the workforce in the 21st century. When it comes to preparing primary and secondary school students with the skills they need to compete in the 21st […]

10 Great Resources for Teaching Programming and Coding to Primary School Students.

June 28, 2016
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Teaching more students how to code provides the solution to the growing technology skills gap in the UK. As a result, more resources for teaching programming and coding are becoming available in an effort to solve the ratio problem of technology jobs to skilled workers. The UK computing curriculum has undergone significant changes that have […]

10 Great Apps for Teaching Vocabulary.

April 21, 2016
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Through reinforcement and understanding of word meaning, your students’ vocabulary can be significantly improved. There are many apps that can make learning vocabulary fun and encouraging. The use of technology in the classroom has made learning fun and engaging, and this includes learning vocabulary. Regardless if you use Apple, Android, or Windows devices, there is […]

10 Great iPad Apps for Music Lessons.

March 15, 2016
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Introduction. iPad apps can make teaching music to young students a fun and engaging experience. Students no longer have to struggle with complex music concepts such as clefs, rhythms, notes, and more. Do your students have trouble understanding basic music concepts? Do they find learning the foundation of music tedious and difficult? Now it is […]

Ten Best Phonics Apps for Teaching and Learning

December 11, 2015
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More and more educators are using intuitive apps to reach a variety of different learning styles and to keep students engaged across all subjects, including phonics. Not too long ago, teaching your students to read and write required just the basic classroom materials such as pencil and paper and instructional books.  Following this era, the […]

Ten of the Best Creative Apps for Teaching

July 8, 2015
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  Introduction The increased use of mobile devices in the classroom have brought a series of creative apps for teaching and learning to the forefront of classroom lessons. Some of the best creative apps can make learning easy and fun while allowing teachers to simultaneously reach students of all learning styles. With the increased use […]

Top 10 Apps for Classroom Management.

June 22, 2015
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10 Classroom Management Apps

Introduction As technology is now highly integrated into the everyday classroom environment, teachers should be able to utilise it to help keep the class under control so students have the best learning environment possible.  There are a number of high quality apps that can help educators achieve this goal. The more students you have in […]

The Top 10 Virtual Field Trips for Students.

June 3, 2015
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The Top 10 Virtual Field Trips for Students.

Introduction As not all schools have the funds or time to bring the class out for as many fieldtrips as teachers would like, the good news is there are a variety of affordable apps that can substitute and still make learning fun and interesting. As an educator, if you are unable to engage students in […]

Ten Online Resources for Teaching Languages

April 29, 2015
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Introduction The importance of every student getting the opportunity to learn another language should not be undervalued. It opens doors for them both personally and professionally when they go into the working world. Great teachers are needed to instil the enthusiasm and confidence needed to stick with the tough task of learning a foreign language […]

Ten of the Best Digital Formative Assessment Tools

April 1, 2015
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Introduction Assessment of students is a necessity. It measures how much students have learnt on a topic up to a particular point in time, to see if they are meeting standards set. The typical kind of assessment that we think of is a summative assessment which could be a final year exam or final year […]