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A website listing on-line resources for teaching computer code.

Social Media in Learning and Education

More than 100 teachers from across Europe participated in the SMILE (Social Media in Learning and Education) programme,  exploring  the challenges and opportunities involved when using social media in education. The outcomes of the project have been published in a digital handbook. The handbook contains materials and resources along with many valuable reflections and suggestions on […]

9 Wrong And 8 Right Ways Pupils Should Use Technology

What do you want pupils to do with technology? Do your answers concentrate on the learning or on the technology? Click here to see if your views match those of the author of the Edudemic blog.

Minimum age for a Smartphone?

How old should a child be before they are provided with their own Smartphone? Professor Stephen Heppell believes that there should be no lower age limit: if the child can work the device without becoming frustrated, then they are old enough to have one. Click here to read more about Professor Heppell’s views on this […]

The Flipped Classroom Resource

Are you interested in flipping your classroom? Why not try out the TedEd resource to see if it works for your pupils. Click here for a tutorial on how to use the TedEd resource.

The Flipped Classroom

Are you ready to flip your classroom? Want to know what the Flipped Classroom looks like in practice? Click here for some background information. An example of using a commercial resource to support a flipped activity can be found on the Microsoft site.

Hand Held Digital Devices

Click here to visit the Education Scotland blog exploring 1:1 devices.

It’s about the learning!

We need to keep reminding ourselves that the technology in our schools is there to help the pupils with their learning. Sometimes we can become too fixated with the technical aspects of the technology that we are trying to use and forget that it is just a tool to enhance learning. Click here to read […]


Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is playing an increasing role in education. What will this mean for schools? Click here to read some background information.


“Children’s access to the internet is not restricted to PCs or laptops. Those aged 12-15 are more likely than last year to go online using their mobile phones and are more likely to say that this is the device they would miss the most. Since 2011, there has been a 50% rise in 12-15 year […]

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