School IT Blog

Cutting-edge Technology To Use In Classrooms Right Now

Tue 06 September, 2016

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How Apps Can Help Teachers And Students Learn Coding At Primary Level

Wed 06 July, 2016

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The Empire Strikes Back: The Rise Of Ict From The Grave.

Fri 17 June, 2016

Introducing coding in to the curriculum was supposed to enhance the teaching of Computing in the classroom, but has it had a negative impact instead?

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A Fresh Start For Primary School Computing

Mon 06 June, 2016

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Final Soft Egg Computing Conference Of The Academic Year!

Mon 23 May, 2016

As the teaching year draws to a close, so does a year of engaging and practical training. This is your final chance to come and get involved in our Primary Computing Conferences. Please click for more details and to sign up...

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Computer Technology In Primary Schools – Recent Studies

Wed 18 May, 2016

Computer technology is developing at the speed of light, with amazing new hardware and apps being produced all the time, so it’s sometimes hard to know what is best to use. We review recent studies in the field to help inform your decisions concerning primary school ICT.

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Benefits Of Using Technology In The Classroom

Wed 18 May, 2016

Even though technology plays a huge role in our day to day lives, some teachers are still reluctant to use technology in the classroom, often because they are worried that it will distract the students. However, technology when used well in the classroom can be a huge advantage to both teachers and students.

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Benefits And Drawbacks Of Ipads In The Classroom

Wed 18 May, 2016

It is becoming more popular for schools to introduce the 1-1 initiative, one iPad for every person, to encourage the use of technology in the classrooms. iPads are an exciting way to use technology in the classroom, and many teachers don’t realise the many applications it can have. At the same time, it’s important to be aware of the drawbacks as well to make sure you make the most out of the technology.

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Computing Not Having An Impact On Learning?

Mon 29 February, 2016

The new programmes of study for Primary Computing have been in place for over eighteen months. Sadly, some school are still not seeing the impact. This article looks at three main issues that schools are experiencing and give our solutions to help them move on..

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Soft Egg Computing Conferences

Fri 26 February, 2016

Coming up shortly in March, we have our three Computing events. There are still spaces, so come along!

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Bristol Primary Computing Conference

Fri 08 January, 2016

On Tuesday the 12th of January 2015, Soft Egg will be running the 2nd Bristol Primary Computing Conference of the year. The conference is for Primary Teachers in the wider Bristol area, who are passionate about Computing.

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Prevent Duty - The Key To Ensuring Online Safety And Compliance For Schools In England

Wed 23 December, 2015

Today, the government released a draft document for consultation called “Keeping children safe in education: Statutory guidance of schools and colleges” re-emphasising the requirement for schools to filter and prevent harmful content being accessed in schools. The content includes guidance on preventing radicalisation in schools, though the whole document emphasises safeguarding children in all aspects OF SAFE – identifying both types of abuse and specific safeguarding issues.

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