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Digital Learning 1.2 Cover

The cover page of Digital Learning 1.2

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Digital Learing 1.2 Contents

Find out what's inside the latest issue of Digital Learning!

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Digital Learning 1.2 Editorial

Hear from our Digital Learning Editor, Jory Debenham.

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Digital Learning 1.2 News

Get the latest educational news in this issue of Digital Learning

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Blogs of note

A collection of important blogs by our Editor Jory Debenham.

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Nurturing Mental Health with Wellbeing Apps for Young People

Student wellbeing is a crucial part of many schools’ curricula as incidents of anxiety, stress and depression are having a widespread impact and suggesting a mental health crisis at all levels of education. We explore ways of supporting students to navigate this difficult territory with the latest offering of wellbeing apps.

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Getting Started with Social Media in the Classroom

Social media is a powerful tool for connecting communities and communicating to others. EdTech Teacher Shawn McCusker presents a wealth of ideas for harnessing that power in the classroom.

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Improving Access and Inclusivity One Step at a Time

Microsoft Education is one of the giants leading the tech revolution in education. Our editor caught up with Chris Rothwell, Director of Education for Microsoft in the UK during January’s Bett conference. In this interview, Chris talks about what he sees as the most important issues facing educators today and talks about some of the ways Microsoft is addressing these challenges.

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Riding the Light Improving Bandwidth with LiFi

As more and more devices require wireless connection, the infrastructure is struggling to deliver enough bandwidth. Harald Haas introduces a new technology that allows data to be transmitted through light waves, enabling greater access in a cost-effective way.

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Tapping in to the Inner Inventor The Importance of Making in Computing

Inventing and making things is a great way to tap in to students’ creativity and help them develop new skills that might seem overly technical or boring if they were taught out of context. Oliver Quinlan highlights some great initiatives that are inspiring students (and teachers) to develop their innate desire to create and invent.

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Starting Out With Grid Algebra in KS1

Algebra is not often a concept we often think of for KS1 pupils, but Alison Parish has found that laying some foundations early on can make a big difference. In the first of this two-part series, she outlines some great ways of using the Grid Algebra software to help pupils in year 1 and 2 develop their numeracy skills.

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Active Musicianship in the Special Needs Classroom

For students with severe mobility and physical limitations, active participation in music making can be completely out of reach. However, by harnessing the power of available technology and intelligently applying it to various musical principles, Carrie Lennard is opening a new space for students to express themselves through music.

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Adapting to AI in Education Critical Questions for Educators

AI technology is revolutionising how students learn and creating all kinds of new opportunities. Harbir Kaur explores the latest offerings, cautioning us to be mindful of how we implement them in the classroom.

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New on the Scene

With so many interesting gadgets and tools on the market, it’s easy to miss some of the great releases. Here are some of the latest offerings that have come to our editor’s attention.

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Enhancing Child Development Instead of Replacing It

Lowell Monke explores three largely ignored issues that arise from the ongoing human-technology relationship that children and educators are faced with.

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Digital Learning 1.2 Full Issue

The full issue of Digital Learning 1.2

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