In the classroom

Apple TV or interactive whiteboard? by Terry Freedman

Should you invest in Apple TVs or interactive whiteboards? This question is covered in various posts on the internet, but you have to be careful when reading them, for ... Read More

8 Considerations for Implementing a One-to-One Device Programme by Terry Freedman

Implementing a programme to give every student their own device is easy, right? All you have to do is raise some cash, buy a truck-load of stuff, and dish it out. Well, not ... Read More

Exploring the Mobile School by Terry Freedman

When Loxford School, Redbridge, had to shut its doors for two weeks while it moved to a brand new school building, there were no screaming headlines in the local or national ... Read More

Going mobile: 8 great uses for handheld devices by Terry Freedman

There are devices and there are devices. Any attempt to itemise all of them would be out of date by the time this goes to print. A far better approach is to start with the ... Read More

Which apps are best for your classroom? by Terry Freedman

So, you’ve decided to go down the mobile learning route: iPads or some other tablet in the hands of every pupil, and their teachers. Now the only question remains is: which ... Read More

One-to-one devices at Victoria Park Academy by Terry Freedman

What happens when you give a tablet (or similar) device to a pupil who is economically disadvantaged? If the experience of Victoria Park Academy in Birmingham is anything to ... Read More

The potential of one-to-one devices for class activities by Terry Freedman

You’d think that a one-to-one programme in a school would be a sure-fire way to kill any ideas of collaboration at birth. Yet paradoxically, an initiative whereby each pupil ... Read More

Bringing reading to life on World Book Day by Admin

A love of reading is top of many parents’ wish list for their children: it opens the door to other worlds, imparts knowledge, supports learning and it’s great fun. But what ... Read More

E-Safety, what you need to know by Terry Freedman

E-safety is a big topic. It’s big in the sense of being in everyone’s minds whenever they hear “technology” and “young person” in the same sentence. And it’s big in the ... Read More

1:1 computing in schools will soon be the norm and “technology is a right not a privilege” by Suzanne Kyle

It was a really busy first day at BETT with some clear themes already emerging from our conversations with customers.  As we gear up for day two, some reflections on the ... Read More

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