Martin McKay celebrated in the UK’s EdTech50

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The Edtech50 is a celebration of the people, products and projects shaping the education and technology sector across the UK.  Our CTO, Martin McKay has been honoured as one of the 50 providers to be featured in the list.

The list was launched today by Edtech UK and Jisc at a House of Lords reception.

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TCEA 2018 Recap: Not All EdTech is Created Equal

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Believe it or not, the last of the “Big Four” winter conferences has come to an end. After FETC, BETT, and ATIA, you’d think we’d be out of acronyms and would have learned all there is to know about edtech and assistive technology. But, it’s not true! TCEA, the Texas Computer Education Association Conference and Exposition, was an incredible conference that gave us even more insight into the latest edtech trends and best practices.

Though it’s challenging to come up with one common theme that spanned across all sessions and panel discussions, there was one takeaway that stuck with us: not all edtech is created equal.

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ATIA 2018 was all about accessible PDFs

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We’re just getting back from a jam-packed ATIA 2018 conference in Orlando, FL where making PDFs accessible and collaborative seemed to be on everyone’s mind.

Thankfully that’s something Texthelp knows a thing or two about. So for those of you that are interested in learning more about our PDF tools or want to start using them in your classroom today, this post is for you!

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Making Exams More Accessible

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Exam season can be a daunting time for teachers and students alike, especially if some learners need that little extra bit of help to reach their full potential and ace those tests. Between rising numbers of students requiring a human reader to assist them during test-time, and GCSE resits on the up, schools are understandably under pressure to deliver results - success both academic and financial. 

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BETT 2018: Top Takeaways for Teachers

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Our Texthelpers have just returned from another successful Bett Show - a major fixture in our UK calendar every year.

And just like every year, we had an amazing four days at one of the world’s leading education technology shows. It was chock full of activities; engaging workshops, interesting talks and extraordinary people that, like us, want to empower students to become collaborative, critical and creative thinkers.

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