The Conferences You’ll Want to Keep an Eye On in 20183rd January 2018 -
Happy New Year everyone! We hope 2018 is off to a great start.
We wanted to do our part to get the new year started by sharing some of the edtech conferences we think you’ll want to keep an eye on in 2018. Whether you’re able to attend in person or simply follow along on social media, these are the events that are sure to educate and inspire educators in 2018.
Don’t Hand Out That Worksheet: How Tech Can Bring Math to Life30th November 2017 -
This week we have another guest blog post from Andrea Ferrero the co-founder of Pockets Change.
If you were in the classroom in the 90’s as computers began making their way into the curriculum, you might have fond memories of the pioneer simulation “Oregon Trail” or the geography romp “Carmen Sandiego”. In more recent years, you may have forayed into Minecraft adventures.
For me, things got exciting when my 6th grade teacher and art teacher teamed up to have us create tessellations in Paint. It was incredibly fun, but most of my time on the computer that day was not spent deeply exploring geometry (my 6th grade teachers goal). Nor was my focus on color schemes (my art teacher's goal).
EquatIO® is now Free for Teachers!28th November 2017 -
As an early holiday present to all of you incredible teachers out there, we are excited to announce that EquatIO is now FREE for teachers!
5 Ways to Use EquatIO mathspace3rd November 2017 -
Originally posted on the EdTechTeam blog.
Texthelp has done it again! They’ve launched the EquatIO mathspace at http://equat.io/, a web-based tool that allows math learners to work freely in a digital space with equations, shapes, and freehand drawings.
Why it's Important to Tackle Low Literacy in Year 73rd November 2017 -
This blog post comes off the back of a recent webinar we hosted alongside Christine Cork from Target Literacy. Here she addresses the importance of tackling low literacy at the early stages of secondary school. Christine Cork is a primary and secondary school teacher, independent literacy adviser and company director of Target Literacy.
Personalised Learning: Tailoring Lessons for Every Learning Style10th October 2017 -
Personalised Learning has been a much discussed topic in education for the last few years. The term is everywhere. And it’s very persuasive. It hopes to address learner variability and to make education more accessible for different learners. But, there’s nothing new about personalised learning, either as an aspiration or a practice. It’s an approach that’s as old as the hills.