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News Update: January

1. ICT curriculum to make way for rigorous Computer Science 2. Lack of specialist ICT teachers must be addressed 3. Secondary schools squeezing technology budgets 4. YouTube launches service for schools

Date:
20/02/2012
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BETT 2012: Pick of the best

1. Panasonic UB-T580 2. ICT Company of the Year 3. Mytutor 4. Livescribe smartpens 5. BETT Award Winners 2012

Date:
23/02/2012
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ICT In Early Years Education - Pt 4

In the last article in the series looking at ICT in the early years, Amy Stancer looks at the role of the adult in ICT activities.

Date:
20/02/2012
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Positive effects of digital resources on education

Digital resources have proven positive effects on learning outcomes, according to a new study by Don Passey of Lancaster University. Here, he discusses how good digital content can impact strongly on children’s learning, enhancing deeper and wider understanding.

Date:
20/02/2012
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Mobile technology in the classroom

The use of Smart phones, iPads and other mobile devices in the classroom creates a real buzz amongst pupils who love to use their favourite technologies to learn. The trick is choosing the right mobile device and then the right content. Here we offer some tips on both…

Date:
20/02/2012
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Life Learning Cloud – resource focus

Life Learning Cloud is based on the belief that where a person lives, works or goes to school should not dictate the boundaries of their learning or their chances in life. As a result it is claimed to be the next generation of online learning. Here we take a look at this new education platform...

Date:
20/02/2012
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ICT in schools 2008-11

This Ofsted report found that although ICT was good or outstanding in over two thirds of primary schools visited, the position was less positive for secondary schools with just over a third of the secondary schools in the survey judged good or outstanding.

Date:
20/02/2012
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The Government’s response to Next Gen.

Transforming the UK into the world’s leading talent hub for the video games and visual effects industries: This survey, commissioned by Polycom, found that videoconferencing is the second most desirable way for school teachers to communicate with parents, students and colleagues—with the most desirable interaction being physically in the same room meeting face-to-face.

Date:
20/02/2012
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