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ELU 41: Contents

What's in this issue?

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31/10/2013
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ELU 41: News Update

Independent learning identified as a major benefit of tablets; Free courses with online universities announced; Espresso launches a new resource to help teachers meet the needs of the new KS2 English Curriculum; and more.

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One-to-one tablets in Secondary Schools

This is the second phase of a national research study by Family Kids and Youth for Tablet for Schools, examining the impact of the use of tablets in schools. The results show that tablets can increase pupils’ independent learning, along with encouraging more collaboration with peers.

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Cyberbullying: How safe are our children?

This report by the Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassadors programme has found that eight out of ten young people believe that cyberbullying is getting worse.

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31/10/2013
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Deploying BYOD in a school environment – Part 1

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) models are becoming increasingly popular in schools. Here we provide a comparison of devices for use with BYOD and their relative strengths and weaknesses.

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31/10/2013
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Using music technology, musically

Music teachers are being encouraged to consider more creative, innovative ways of using music technology for teaching and learning. Here David Ashworth looks at identifying solutions which are low cost, easy to use and of relevance to classroom and instrumental teachers, supporting their students’ work during and beyond lesson times.

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Seaton House School case study – Improving communication

Seaton House School in Sutton, Surrey, is keeping parents instantly updated with school information through an automatic notification system. Marketing Manager Val Mathews highlights the benefits.

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31/10/2013
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Speech recognition unlocks new opportunities for students with SEN

Speech recognition has the power to unlock new opportunities in education for students with special education needs. Neil Grant explains how.

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ELU 41: Product update

1. HTC One max Phablet 2. Ricoh Theta 3. ViewSonic WPG-370 gateway device 4. Vivitek Qumi Q7 Projector

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31/10/2013
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