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ELU 60 Contents

What's in this issue?

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ELU 60 News

Fujitsu launches Operation Innovation Competition; Teaching in Virtual Reality; e-safety programme launch for primary schools, and more...

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ELU 60 Level Up Your Learning

When students struggle, turning to video games for help might not seem the most intuitive course of action. But the creative implementation of game design into lessons could be matchless for re-engaging the class. Matt Faber makes the case that ‘gamification’ is the cheatcode for getting the high score in teaching.

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ELU 60 Who teaches the teachers

A University of Sheffield L&T Professional Manager speaks to Tim Haidar about the importance that staff have the skills required for blended learning.

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ELU 60 How worldbuilding in Minecraft makes students better creative writers

What if, instead of simply imagining the settings for their stories, your pupils were able to create them? Teacher Chris Waterworth explains what happened when he and his pupils used Minecraft to design, build and explore Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, and write their own story about the mischief made inside

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24/10/2016
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ELU 60 The Blended Learning Revolution

An inside look at how Monash University’s blended learning transformation is improving student outcomes.

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24/10/2016
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ELU 60 A lesson in leasing

If you’re concerned that the new ICT curriculum may put further strain on an already stretched budget, then leasing may be for you. Philip White explores the benefits of leasing for your ICT facilities.

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24/10/2016
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ELU 60 Providing Protection from social media abuse

Social media platforms are minefields, and anyone – staff, pupils, parents – can take a wrong step. Is your school prepared for the worst? Angela Brumpton, Legal Director at law firm Hill Dickenson, reviews the common pitfalls.

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ELU 60 Are you meeting the new requirements for school websites?

Schools are under increasing pressure to ensure their websites adhere to the DfE’s most recent requirements. It can be a challenge for already stretched headteachers and school leadership teams, particularly if they are without IT expertise.

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