The connection to the devices has now ended. All three devices need returning to O2…. But, due to your efforts during this trial, the school now plans to purchase these devices to extend the trial and to give other students and staff the opportunity of using them in education. Would you like to take part […]
Konkuri is the smartest web application for league management and publishing. With Konkuri you can create the tournament site, generate round-robin and brackets, schedule date and time of every match, edit results and standings, write the tournament’s blog, have users and visitors comments on posts and matches.
What does the name Konkuri mean?
The name comes from Esperanto and it means “to compete”, which seems to us a perfect synthesis of our project. First of all, because competition in sports and games means… tournaments! And it is competition that transforms game into insane passion Second, because the Esperanto philosophy is to create a flexible and universal language, like our application. Indeed, Konkuri’s final goal is manage any kind of tournament, any kind of sport or game, everywhere.
Ceop have a new video and supporting lesson plans about sexting and cyberbullying, called ‘Exposed”. It’s fast moving, well made and aimed at the secondary school audience. We think they are worth having a look at. Exposed, on ‘think you know’
Sat in our office one day watching manufacturers demonstrate exciting new technology, we felt like we were in a sci-fi film, wearing 3D glasses. We all jumped as this skeleton’s bony fingers reached out of the projector screen. It was the first time we’d seen a 3D Ready projector. We learnt about multi-touch touchscreens, 3 […]
Time and performance management have become a growing concern for teachers and leaders within the education sector in recent years. In the light of ongoing changes throughout the education sector and with increasing budget cuts, these concerns, more than ever, need to be addressed in a timely and cost-effective manner. A visit to many of […]
Ensuring successful and beneficial communication between school and home has always been a hurdle; time consuming and often ineffective in accomplishing the parental involvement that can be the key to driving achievement in students. BETT 2011 was a platform for visitors to explore communication tools on offer in order to solve this issue. Though it […]
As one of the most highly regarded education events, BETT has always been proud to host innovative product launches from exhibitors, and 2011 was no exception. To help schools save money, enhance instruction and boost student learning and engagement, PolyVision introduced a new all-in-one interactive whiteboard solution, which offers a low total cost of ow […]
Photo By: Ilmicrofono Oggiono No one goes into teaching unless they want their pupils to succeed, and they believe that they possess the skills and perseverance to inspire their students to achieve and develop a love of learning. However, many NQTs - and experienced teachers for that matter - struggle with the idea of differentiating their teaching methods t […]
Edutopia blogger Josh Block reflects on the innate human ability for creative expression and shares six arts integration strategies through which he helps his students understand that they, too, are artists.
We've compiled a resources list to help families understand various uses of assessment in schools, what questions to ask, how to help children prepare, and all about standardized tests. (Updated: 4/2014)
Guest blogger Steve Gardiner, a high school English and journalism teacher, looks at the benefits of a resilient mindset and shows how, through modeling confidence and giving a sense of autonomy, teachers can foster student resilience.