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Melon – turning focus into something measurable, understandable, and improvable.
It’s always great to look back 20 years or...
So if you dug through the earth where would you be?
Just like in the cartoons if you dug down...
Essential Anatomy
Like its free sibling, Essential Skeleton, which focusses on...
Essential Skeleton
This app, which has been designed from the ground...
Challenge Chalk and Talk – Vive Le Video
Long gone are the days of chalk and talk,...
Grammar, punctuation & spelling – Specimen SATs Questions
With 11 year olds taking new SATs this week...
We all need a coach – how comfortable are you with feedback?
The TED series of talks and their website is...
iPads in the classroom – dipping a toe in the digital potential
New technology surrounds us; our lives are now managed...
The BETT Awards – a worthy winner demonstrates the art of the possible in app design
The use of apps in education is an important...
The Ubiquity of Apps – An Opportunity in Education
It’s difficult to think about a world without apps,...

TED

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

We all need a coach – how comfortable are you with feedback?

The TED series of talks and their website is a great repository of short insights which millions of us think is of value.  So what could be a carry across to the world of teaching from this? Bill Gates recently spoke at a TED event in Edinburgh with the title “Teachers Need Real Feedback“.  Whilst

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Is it Possible to Have Education Excellence and Equity?

In recent decades comparison has been at the forefront of educational change.  Since the creation of the league tables in 1992 schools have been ranked with the aim of helping contribute to education excellence.  The stated aim...

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Educating for Application

I was recommended to a TED lecture called ‘use data to build better schools’ given by Andreas Schleicher.  Andreas is from an OECD funded organisation called PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment).  It was a great use...