School IT Blog

Beat The First Day Back Blues

Mon 13 April, 2015

It always helps to have something to look forward to, so why not book on to our subject leaders meeting?

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Assessing Primary Computing

Wed 08 April, 2015

One of the toughest challenges of this academic year has been assessing a completely new curriculum. Here is our assessment document to help you get started.

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Is Technology Transforming Reading?

Tue 24 March, 2015

As technology becomes more prevalent in the classroom, new reading experiences are emerging. How helpful are they for new readers?

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Ipad App Review And Lesson - Minecraft Pe

Thu 19 March, 2015

Minecraft is a hugely popular game, which the children in your class love. So, why not utilise that engagement to enhance learning in maths?

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Are Primary Schools In Danger Of Causing Death By Coding?

Mon 16 March, 2015

With the changes in the primary computing curriculum, are primary schools now too focussed on coding? What impact is this having on learning? Are we in danger of death by coding?

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Bristol Primary Computing Network - Event Three - April 22nd 2015

Wed 11 March, 2015

The last primary computing network event will take place on the 22nd of April. Find out what is happening and sign up for a place.

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Safer Internet Day 2015 - The What, Why And How?

Mon 09 February, 2015

It is Safer Internet Day on the 10th of February, but What is it is? Why should we bother? and How can we get it done well?

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The Death Of The Interactive Whiteboard?

Fri 30 January, 2015

One of the most interesting technology trends that we spotted at BETT2015 was the small number of interactive whiteboards on display. So are they finished?

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New Year, New Habits: Keeping Data Safe

Wed 14 January, 2015

As a teacher, you work with lots of confidential data. Do you know how to keep it safe? #esafety

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Can We Explain The Internet To Children?

Fri 19 December, 2014

Even seemingly simple concepts, such as the internet need a great depth of knowledge to understand completely. So does that mean they are impossible to teach?

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Creative Christmas Computing - Ipad App Review

Fri 12 December, 2014

Looking for a Christmas Literacy Lesson? This one combines iPads, Padlet.com, the Grinch and Drawing with Carl. Why not download our lesson and give it a whirl with your class?

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Tablet Computers In Education Are A Waste Of Time (If You Don't Avoid These Mistakes)

Wed 03 December, 2014

According to research, 70% of schools now use tablet technology, but the same research shows no clear link between tablet use and academic progress. At Soft Egg, we feel that key mistakes are being made in the implementation and use of tablet technology and that these mistakes are what is stopping them from having an effect on academic progress.

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