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Writing in the primary classroom

In this case study, Cassey Williams, Assistant Headteacher at New Wave Federation, shares how collaboration, with the help of technology, has supported her pupils’ writing skills. As an English coordinator, …

Portfolios in SEND

In this video, a range of staff from Greenside School (SEND), share how they have begun to present and capture pupils’ learning with the use of an online portfolio tool. …

Writing for an audience

How can blogging help pupils develop their writing? In this case study, Julia Skinner, school trustee and founder of the 100 Word Challenge, introduces an online writing project that is …

Multimedia approaches

In this video, Greg Hughes, Vice Principal at de Ferrers Academy (secondary), shares how pupils can present their learning more effectively, drawing on the principles of dual coding and elaboration …

Dual coding

In this video, Lee Hulse, Science teacher from The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s (secondary), shares how he has made use of technology to build pupils’ knowledge and understanding with …

Case studies

So far this week you have engaged with the research evidence around the effective presentation of new content and ideas and explored how technology can help to develop pupil knowledge …

Week 2 introduction

In Week 2, we will be engaging with how and where technology might help teachers to build pupils’ knowledge and understanding through engaging with what research evidence has to tell …

Technology for learning that sticks

In this video, Greg Hughes, Vice Principal and George Andrew, Learning Technology Innovator at de Ferrers Academy (secondary), share how pupils can make use of technology to support retrieval practice …

Modelling learning using a visualiser

In this video, Lewis Angier, Teacher at Fulbridge Academy (primary), demonstrates how he makes use of a visualiser during lessons to support his presentation, explanation and modelling of new learning. …

Case studies

Now that you’ve engaged with research evidence and key debates about how technology can be used in practice, we invite you to explore a range of case studies. These case …

What’s next?

Next week, we’ll be exploring the research about building students’ knowledge and understanding in the classroom. We’ll be introduced to dual coding, cognitive load theory, multimedia learning and what makes …

Week 1 learning summary

What have we learned this week? Neil Selwyn has helped us to consider the importance of purpose as part of effective technology use. The SAMR model has made us think …