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In this issue we will look at smart training, teaching and learning in virtual worlds and coding without a computer!

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10/03/2017
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ELU 61 News

This months news: Around the world in 4 dimensions: A pioneering school in Coventry has invested more than £20,000 in a hi-tech classroom which can transport children anywhere in the world.

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ELU 61 Smart Training

Cheap, Effective and Accessible – but you can only pick two. It’s hard to get your hands on good CPD nowadays that doesn’t cost a small fortune. But can the virtual world satisfy the teacher training trifecta?

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ELU 61 Teaching and learning in virtual worlds

Dr Maricarmen Gil Ortega, Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of England, examines the incredible versatility virtual reality brings to Higher Education.

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ELU 61 e-learning is for teachers too

Technology is a powerful tool for CPD and classroom learning, but it often misses the mark in terms of delivering tangible results. Howard Sharron, Managing Director of Teaching Times, examines the challenge of finding an effective learning resource.

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10/03/2017
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ELU 61 Coding without a computer

Coding and Computing are becoming more and more important in the working world, but many teachers are unequipped to teach the subject in the Primary sector. Daniel Sydes, Computer Science expert at UTC Reading, proposes an innovative new Computing curriculum to tackle the problem.

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10/03/2017
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ELU 61 Teaching computing to SEN pupils

Computing is an enabler for children with special educational needs (SEN). Whatever their difficulties, technology can be a way for children with SEN to tap into a variety of skills and work to their strengths. John Galloway, an expert specialising in the use of ICT for SEN and inclusion, gives his five top tips as to how schools can enable children to make the most out of computing as part of a well-rounded and fulfilled education.

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10/03/2017
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ELU 61 Is this the death of the text message?

Geoff Jones, marketing director at ParentMail, discusses how schools can take advantage of an app’s notification system as a way of communicating more effectively with their audience.

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10/03/2017
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ELU 61 How to use Social Media in the Classroom

Social media has become a significant part of a student’s everyday life. Teacher Rachel Jones discusses how social media impacts her pupils and how she has used its popularity to create effective teaching resources.

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10/03/2017
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