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 […]
Throughout my career I have been a firm advocate for student-centered learning. I love to use projects with students where they are free to use their creativity and previous knowledge to solve problems. The new Common Core Standards allow the teacher to choose the order of math topics and topics can even be taught in tandem if the teacher desires. For exampl […]
Guest blogger Lori Desautels looks at senioritis as a time of wasted opportunity and asks pointed questions about how we can engage rather than lose students during the final months of their high school careers.
Guest blogger Susan Riley, an arts integration specialist, explains that arts integration programs aren't the same as turning STEM programs into STEAM, but that interdisciplinary approaches can be pivot points across multiple content areas.
Guest blogger Vicki Davis, computer science teacher and IT integrator, reflects on Edutopia's top ten blog posts in 2013, why she likes them, and how their takeaways could benefit any teacher who reads them.
Guest blogger Sara Hallermann, Curriculum Development Manager at Buck Institute for Education, looks through the lens of PBL to show how six of the Common Core's big ideas are compatible with this activity-centered approach.