Consider a classroom ‘flip’

Teachers are very good at multi-tasking — responding to different needs of different educational levels and demands of a range of children in their classroom. Even so, it’s hard to provide one-on-one attention all the time. That’s where technological supplements, including tablets, can help. One of the best ways to maximize the use of tablets is …

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The global phenomenon of e-learning courses.

The internet has opened up a whole world of possibility where business is concerned, and eCommerce is the key to any successful business enterprise. The rise of online business has created many new and exciting industries, not least of which is eLearning. With a laptop, tablet, or phone, and a WiFi connection, it's now possible …

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STEM Project: When Minecraft Meets Google Streetview.

Google Street View is amazing. It allows you to walk the streets of the world and view amazing artefacts and monuments. Minecraft is a tool that can be used to build and create things. How can I use these tech tools in a STEM project? Ask your students to search Google Street View and find places …

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Stop Motion in Science Learning: A New Method to Learn STEM Topics Through Play.

The Cut N’ Learn team’s idea is to provide ready-to-go stop motion kits to children, with which they can create spectacular scientific animations in a very short time. The project is live on Kickstarter now.  Children are fascinated about movie making and animation creation which brings the idea to integrate stop motion animation into Science …

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Ten Quick Questions: A Fantastic, Free Mental Maths Tool.

Ten Quick Questions is a free program you can download on your computer. It looks quite dated, but is still an excellent tool to use in arithmetic sessions.  After using it a few times, I noticed the quick impact it had on my pupils' numeracy skills. How do I use Ten Quick Questions? Click here for …

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Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

In spite of the fact that online education has been massively developing over the last decade, we cannot deny the fact that the majority of teaching still takes place in a traditional classroom. A teacher has to teach over 20 students with different learning styles, skills and priorities, which is a challenging task, especially when …

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‘Choose your own’ adventure stories using Google Slides.

Are you looking for an interesting way to encourage your class to write?  'Choose your own' adventure stories worked brilliantly for me! What is this type of story? It is simply a story which has options for the reader to choose from.  They decide what happens to the character. How did Google Slides help? Have …

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