2016 retrospective: technology

3 articles from 2016

Technology in the classroom – as everywhere else – is just a part of everyday life. Apps are more powerful, flexible and easier to use. But there are so many, and recommendations are useful. Neil Jarrett is a teacher first, techie second: his ideas about tech in the classroom are worth listening to – he also keeps it simple. Blended and on-line learning is no longer a novelty, but some practice is more effective than others. If you are thinking about introducing on-line courses, learn from the experience of Rod Murphy at AIS Guangzhou, while Jackie Harden’s ideas about on-line safety are a great starting point.

Supporting on-line learning

Supporting on-line learning

Rod Murphy is the on-line coordinator at AIS Guangzhou. He explains how students at AIS get to grips with studying online. (February)

Personalizing student learning

Personalizing student learning

Neil Jarrett recommends some "fantastic tech tools" to enable more personalized learning in the classroom. (September)

On-line safety for kids

On-line safety for kids

Jackie Harden looks at some easy to use on-line resources that help keep children - even the youngest - safe when they are on-line. (October)

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