benefits of technology in education

The benefits of technology in education

The classroom has changed dramatically in recent years. Sure, the overall concept is the same: a number of desks all facing the same way with a teacher at the front […]

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Top 10 (and More) Influential Teachers on Social Media

The last year of lockdowns has had a profound impact on the way our children learn. With schools closed for the majority of the year, online and distance learning has […]

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What will make an exceptional school in 2024?

After schools’ objectives were derailed by the disruption of COVID-19, they’ve reviewed what’s most important about a student’s education. Is it nurturing their growth in a safe environment? Or securing […]

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how to engage students in a hybrid learning classroom

How to Engage Students in a Hybrid Learning Class

While the recent changes within education have been rapid, it has not been easy for teachers to focus on student engagement, which remains a critical part of student success. Hybrid […]

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How much are schools spending on EdTech

Education Spends

Education spending (of which EdTech such as Promethean interactive displays and teaching software is just one area) is one of the most important things that taxpayer money goes towards, from […]

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Measuring Success

How to Measure Success of Your Edtech: It Might Not Be Easy, but It’s Possible A recent study shows two-thirds of edtech software licenses go unused – a huge chunk […]

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How does hybrid learning drive student engagement?

When schools were forced to fully or partially close as a result of the global pandemic, educators had to simultaneously manage remote and in-person teaching. In other words, apply a […]

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How does the ActivPanel inspire creativity?

Glenn Carter, a year four teacher and History Lead at Ingleby Mill School, first got into teaching through a voluntary placement. During this placement, he helped a child learn to […]

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How effective is classroom edtech?

The UKI State of Technology in Education Report shows an increasing trend of confidence in the value of edtech in the classroom. Educators believe tech should be a core part […]

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4 ways to boost student engagement with device mirroring

Device mirroring (or screencasting and screen sharing) is a method that enables you to duplicate, or ‘mirror’ the content on your computer screen, tablet, or smartphone to another screen, wirelessly. […]

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Student-led vs. teacher-led learning

Student-led learning has gained pace over the last several years. It means a departure from a traditional classroom set up, giving pupils more autonomy and encouraging them to take more […]

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Finding a strategic edtech partner for our trust

A bit of background Cidari Multi Academy Trust was established in 2013 and is made up of eight primary schools and one secondary school. As the main Trust of Blackburn […]

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Rounded classroom strategies: why you need one

Have you ever considered why some classrooms are configured a certain way; the teacher at the front, students in rows facing them? Also, why the back row has negative connotations. […]

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Rounded classrooms: how to get one

Perhaps it’s about adapting the school’s teaching to all students’ abilities and strengths. Or maybe it means teachers delivering engaging, interactive lessons that motivate and inspire pupils all throughout the […]

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Fast forward one year with our ActivPanel – Romiley Primary School

Mark Ownsworth, Year 4 Teacher at Romiley Primary School, previously won an ActivPanel through the Promethean Grant. A year into their journey with the interactive flat panel display, Mark explains […]

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How to run a successful academy edtech pilot

Academies, particularly those forming part of a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), are often on the lookout for new tech. The problem is knowing which tools, software, and devices will work for […]

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The Ravensbourne School case study

The Value of Edtech in Media and Film A little bit about us At The Ravensbourne School, in Bromley, Kent, we are a mixed comprehensive with over 1450 students. Priding […]

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Soho Parish Primary School Case Study

Soho Parish Primary School Case Study, Louise Ritchie talks about ActivInspire: For the Love of ActivInspire… Since starting my teaching career in 1999, when front-of-class technology was in its infancy, […]

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Sustainability in schools

Three tips for a more sustainable school

Climate change has been making headlines for years. Focus on the subject has sharpened and nearly everyone is paying attention. There’s increased pressure on both businesses and schools to boost […]

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Ysgol Harri Tudur / Henry Tudor Case Study

Delivering a Robust EdTech solution for Twenty First Century Schools A bit of background Situated in South Pembrokeshire, Ysgol Harri Tudur is a mixed comprehensive school with over 1,200 students. […]

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True Physio Case Study

Educating and engaging customers with the ActivPanel A bit of background True Physio was born out of a commitment from the founders to provide physiotherapy ‘properly’. From the beginning, conversations […]

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Grove Road Community Primary Case Study

For the love of positivity A little bit about us Grove Road Community School is situated in the heart of the Harrogate community and has over 300 students. At our […]

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Lee Chapel Multi-Academy Trust Case Study

EdTech for Education Centres of Excellence A bit of background Lee Chapel Multi-Academy Trust is a partnership of schools across the Basildon area that are working together with a clear […]

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London Design and Engineering UTC Case Study

Using the ActivPanel to teach STEAM subjects A bit of background London Design and Engineering UTC (University Technical College) is one of 30 UTC’s across England, another 20 are planned […]

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