Breaking Free to SCALE-UP the Digital Classroom

2019-01-03T18:04:16+00:00 2019|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in UK, Teaching|

Traditional teaching methods often involve direct instruction and learning through repetition and memorisation techniques. However, while this approach may lead to knowledge retention, it does little in the way of developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills, encouraging students to [...]

Five ways to manage Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in MATs

2018-12-19T17:17:06+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in UK, Teaching|

When it comes to personal and professional development and climbing the career ladder, CPD is crucial. Regardless of the sector, it is a vital part of a successful organisation; the more engaged, challenged, and appreciated employees feel, the greater [...]

Planning Learning Environment with Augmented Reality (AR)

2018-12-10T15:55:19+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, AR, VR, and Mixed Reality, EdTech in Finland|

John Dewey, an American philosopher theorized that learning should be relevant and practical, not just passive and theoretical. Modern day school has often been criticized as being an island outside of society, educating theoretical knowledge with a little contextual connections [...]

Closing Digital and Gender Gaps in Coding: Getting Girls to Byte, Part II

2018-11-09T19:11:58+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, Coding, EdTech in UK|

What made you get into coding? When I was at school, I actually had an interest in computer science, but I was turned off it by the image of the subject - it was not really a subject that I [...]

Digitalization of Basic Education: A Case Study from Kaarina, Finland, Part II

2018-10-25T17:22:51+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, EdTech in Finland|

This article describes the results from several scientific studies that were carried out in the city of Kaarina, Finland in 2014-2015 as a part of a municipality wide 1:1 tablet implementation project in basic education schools. Part one of [...]

Closing Digital and Gender Gaps in Coding: Getting Girls to Byte, Part I

2018-11-05T12:08:43+00:00 2018|All Articles of Education Technology, Coding, EdTech in UK, Uncategorized|

I wrote about the issues with gender and coding back in January 2018. On returning from maternity leave in 2016, the reputation of all things digital had seemed to revert from the techie creativity of all things ‘appy (aka [...]