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Instagram in Education

How do you best connect with students using technology? In particular, I’m interested in how to engage Generation Z using social media for a variety of purposes. That’s why I took it upon myself to launch an official school Instagram account for Whalley Range 11-18 High School.
Written by Tom Corney ( 25 April 2018 )

Blogging in Drama to Develop Independent Learning

As many of the new GCSE syllabi are content heavy, we need to help our students develop the ability to do research independently. Blogging on specific topics allows students to develop their independent research skills and also see and comment on each other’s research, therefore expanding and developing their own knowledge and understanding.
Written by Aisha Mian ( 24 April 2018 )

The ‘tech’ in your pocket – Friend or Foe?

The issue of teenagers and technology has hit the news in recent times, particularly around the impact that it might have on their mental health and the quality of their sleep. At the ELT (Education and Leadership Trust), we embrace the use of technology in the classroom, with two of our schools being BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environments. However, we want the students in our schools to learn how to use technology appropriately and learn how to manage the distractions from the tech in their pocket.
Written by Kate Wragg ( 09 February 2018 )

 

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