Tag Archives: EdTech

Google has turned learning on its head – it’s time we caught up

When I was at school, some 30 years ago, it was all about sitting quietly at desks with chewing gum under them and listening while the teacher talked. Occasionally we’d copy stuff down and sometimes there would be exercises to … Continue reading

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Excellent apps and techy tools to aid exams and revision – part 1

When exams loom heavy on the horizon students do what they can to prepare themselves for the mental strain ahead: revising, re-revising, chewing at fingernails and pulling at hair. Happily, for screenagers everywhere the abundance of digital help on offer … Continue reading

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Top Ten: Maths apps and tools for the younger generation

We were contacted recently for advice on the perennial problem of how to help our kids when they’re struggling with mathematics. In my last post I came up with a list of ten useful maths apps and digital tools for … Continue reading

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Top Ten: Maths apps and tools to save the blushes of parents and students

Move over Peter Parker, there’s a new superhero in town and this one’s packing more brainpower than Krang himself. The self-styled Human Calculator (AKA Scott Flansburg) graced our screens this morning to promote World Maths Day, express his concern about the way we … Continue reading

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Top Ten: Educational Tools for Tech Savvy Teachers

Having already looked at some of the top educational tools for students on the market, I’ve flipped the classroom and had a gander from the other side of the desk. Expected to turn up to every lesson and lecture with … Continue reading

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Top Ten: Educational Tools for Students

A great deal of debate among EdTech enthusiasts centres around pinning down a date for when paperless classrooms become the norm, where digital devices triumph as the medium of choice for delivering education. Indeed, across the pond the State Educational … Continue reading

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