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Issue ELU.59

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Taking education to the next level

Society and technology is changing rapidly. Many schools are embracing these changes, bringing in BYOD or flipped learning to improve learning and, in particular, to meet the widened requirements of the new computing curriculum. What, however, can be done to support the schools still struggling? Mark Chambers investigates. ELU Bumper issue 58/59

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02/08/2016
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Data: the key to monitoring progress

Despite many changes to the education system, driving pupil progress remains the highest priority for everyone in education. Chris Smith explains how schools can take ownership of data to make a real and lasting difference to children's achievement. ELU Bumper issue 58/59

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02/08/2016
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Top tips for getting kids interested in coding

The opportunities to be creative and have fun with coding are endless. We just need to show students that! Jon Silvera shares a selection of tips and tricks to inspire a love of programming.​ ELU Bumper issue 58/59

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01/08/2016
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How children can get creative with game design

With so many opportunities for young people to get involved in designing their own games, the time has never been better to start to integrate games into your teaching. Tim Hunter explains. ELU Bumper issue 58/59

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02/08/2016
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How should mobile devices be used in schools?

There are two ways to approach smartphones in schools: ban them entirely, or embrace them and use them proactively to further students' learning. Neil Watkins offers some advice for successfully implementing the latter. ELU Bumper issue 58/59

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02/08/2016
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ELU 58-59 Technology Update: Educational game apps

If we expect a game to teach children anything other than what that game simulates, we’re setting ourselves up for disappointment. But if you’re using educational games as a part of an intentionally-designed, open-ended, or even self-directed learning experience, then they suddenly make more sense. Here are some of the best educational game apps. e-Learning Update issue 58/59

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31/07/2016
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