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K12 New Horizon Report 2014 (Part I – Fast Trends)

Posted by Nina Adams on Monday, July 28, 2014, In : Education trends 
The K12 New Horizon report covers many key technology trends in education.  Last year I focused on important technology developments for schools. This year I will focus on very important key trends accelerating education technology adoption in schools. 

FAST TRENDS: Driving educational technology adoption in schools over the next one to two years

RETHINKING THE ROLES OF TEACHERS 
Teachers are increasingly expected to be adept at a variety of technology-based and other approaches for content deli...

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Important tech trends for education

Posted by Nina Adams on Wednesday, July 17, 2013, In : Education trends 

We were lucky enough to attend the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference in San Antonio, Texas this year. For more information on the conference itself, see 'What exactly is ISTE' by Fiona Beal, our colleague at SchoolNet.

One of highly anticipated sessions was the release of the K12 New Horizon Report 2013, which identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have an impact on education in the next five years. (Full report here)

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Guest post by Anna Stanley: 3 Ways to Use Free Online PDF Converter in the Classroom

Posted by Anna Stanley on Thursday, February 28, 2013, In : Classroom Tech Tools 
Good, responsible teachers are always on the lookout for innovative, fun ways to motivate their students to learn. Students’ active participation in class activities, rather than passive reception of teachers’ lectures, proved to be a much more effective teaching method.

Fortunately, today we have a real treasure on Internet when it comes to teaching strategies, ideas and tools. As well as many great and dedicated teachers! A lot of these web teaching tools are free, which makes it easier...
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'Techno Maths' Lesson - Fractions

Posted by Nina Adams on Friday, August 3, 2012, In : Classroom Tech Tools 

Mrs Clare Rowe says: “Both Grade 5 classes had a whale of a time playing fraction games on their phones, iPads and laptops during a Friday Maths lesson. The girls had downloaded the games the night before so that were ready to roll the next morning. They teamed up in pairs and gave the following games a good go: Fraction Drills, Fraction Kitchen, Pizza Fractions and iTooch Math Grade 5 Lite. Of course, they are already asking their teachers when they can have another lesson like this!”


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St Cyprian's School on Microsoft.com

Posted by Nina Adams on Thursday, August 2, 2012, In : Innovative School 

St Cyprian's School is proud to be partnered with Microsoft Partners in Learning as a Microsoft Innovative Mentor School. In 2011 we conducted an investigation into some of the innovative projects mentioned on this site.  The focus was specifically on how technology can be used effectively to improve learning.

The results of the case study have now been published on Microsoft's website. Read more....

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When my parents were 10...

Posted by Nina Adams on Friday, August 12, 2011, In : Innovative Students 
Grade 4LJC girls interviewed their parents to find out how much technology has changed over the years. Enjoy!


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