Thursday 23 March, 2017

Sal McKeown is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in education. Sal has taught in schools andcolleges, supporting students with the full range of learning...

Tony Parkin switches his attention to post-16 education, and the future of apprenticeships over the next few years. If you use the word 'apprentice' in...

Sometimes educational technology babies do seem to disappear with bathwater. Effective teaching and learning strategies are lost as classroom technologies change, and new ideas...
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Sal McKeown is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in education. Sal has taught in schools andcolleges, supporting students with the full range of learning...
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  In January 2014 I attended my first Apps for Good event; a launch night for several new apps that had all been designed by...

  You may still have the dream. Or rather, the nightmare. That moment when you are sitting transfixed in a classroom, wanting the earth to...
Sal McKeown

Sal McKeown

Sal McKeown is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in education. Sal has taught in schools and colleges, supporting students with the full range of learning needs from sensory disabilities to mental health issues and autism, but is probably best known for her work on dyslexia. Here, Sal continues her monthly blog series for bee-it...

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By integrating its Learning Management System (LMS) with its Web Filter and Mobile Device Manager, Lightspeed Systems products are intended to empower teachers to effectively manage their classroom tools and ensure that money spent on devices and infrastructure is well invested, as well as easing the strain on schools’ IT staff.

Here, bee-it takes a look at how and why these tools are integrated and what the benefits to learning environments could be...

EduTech Developers Meetup

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I defy any teacher to go to a Teachmeet and not leave with a springier step and a more cheerful heart. Even if none of the presentations actually addressed one of your immediate classroom needs, just knowing that you are in a community of like-minded souls who are happy to get together and share ideas and advice reassures the educator and raises the spirit.

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Children in 20,000 schools across the UK are being invited by Sir Richard Branson to share how technology is supporting their learning and helping to shape futures.