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ELU 55-56 News Update

Study finds apps can benefit pre-schoolers; Teachers forced to educate online safety; Parents struggle to manage their children's smartphones and tablets; Best school in UK for innovative use of technology.

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Report summary: ICT and Me

This report by the National Children’s Bureau in Northern Ireland looked at the access, attitudes to, and usage of ICT and how this impacts attainment in GCSEs.

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01/02/2016
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Report summary: Exploring Play and Creativity in Preschoolers’ Use of Tablet Apps

In families that own tablet computers, almost a third of children aged under five have their own device, according to this study by the universities of Sheffield and Edinburgh.

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01/02/2016
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BETT 2016

Bett, the world’s leading event for learning technology, returns to ExCel London on 20-23 January 2016. Now in its 32nd year, the four-day event is once again set to provide education professionals with an opportunity to see, touch and test the latest and most ground-breaking technologies, providing them with a taste of how those tools can be used to revolutionise learning and boost school performance.

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01/02/2016
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How 3D printing technology is changing lessons in schools

It’s hard to go a day now without hearing about another exciting story coming out of the 3D printing world – from printing mechanical parts for aeroplanes, to fabrics allowing customers to customise fashion to their taste, to 3D printed skin for medical uses, the technology is undoubtedly changing the way businesses operate across every industry and the offerings available to customers.

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01/02/2016
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Practical SEO tips for school websites

Parents looking for the best place to send their child to school will often now start with an internet search. But with the mass of information filling pages and pages of search results, how can you help your school stand out from the crowd? Darren Ryan offers practical advice on how to optimise your school website for search engines.

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01/02/2016
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How will Virtual Reality impact education?

A huge wave of technological advancements has and will continue to affect education. Personalised schooling is soon to be transformed by a surge of innovation, but what effect will this have on the way that we learn – and teach? Laura Cox takes a look at Virtual Reality.

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01/02/2016
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VLE comparison update

eLU takes an in-depth look at the Virtual Learning Environments available on the market, highlighting the pros and cons of each to help you find the best solution for your school.

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01/02/2016
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ELU 55-56 Technology Update: Connected Classrooms

Here we present our top educational apps that are designed to make classroom teaching that bit more fun and group work a tad more time-efficient and organised!

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01/02/2016
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