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UK Study Offers Lessons on Technology and Education | Educational Publishing | Association of Educational Publishers

UK Study Offers Lessons on Technology and Education | Educational Publishing | Association of Educational Publishers | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
Rather than looking at technology independently, the researchers identified eight effective learning themes.

Learning from experts
Learning with others
Learning through making
Learning through exploring
Learning through inquiry
Learning through practicing
Learning from assessment
Learning in and across settings


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Gifted and talented education: using technology to engage students - The Guardian

Gifted and talented education: using technology to engage students - The Guardian | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
The Guardian Gifted and talented education: using technology to engage students The Guardian Here we have collated some highlights and links from our recent live chat, in association with IGGY, that explored the role of technology in gifted...
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UK Open University Asks, Could BYOD become the norm in schools ...

UK Open University Asks, Could BYOD become the norm in schools ... | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
UK Open University Asks, Could BYOD become the norm in schools? by bcs.org. With government cuts to technology funding for schools over the past few years making it increasingly difficult for educational institutions to ...
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'We are the 8%' - why tech companies matter to the UK economy - The Guardian

'We are the 8%' - why tech companies matter to the UK economy - The Guardian | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
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'We are the 8%' - why tech companies matter to the UK economy
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To get a sense of just how significant the internet is to the UK, you only have to compare it with traditional industry.
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Youth unemployment: can mobile technology improve employability?

Youth unemployment: can mobile technology improve employability? | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
We need better understanding of mobile learners, not mobile phones, to address the challenge of youth unemployment, say Linda Raftree and Nick Martin (Youth unemployment: can mobile technology improve employability?
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Comment: 'Primary school technology education is in a ... - Wired.co.uk

Comment: 'Primary school technology education is in a ... - Wired.co.uk | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
A lot of primary school teachers in the UK want to get their students' ICT skills up to scratch but they face a multitude of barriers that are hard to shift.
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Google funds 15,000 Raspberry Pis for UK schools | bit-tech.net

Google funds 15,000 Raspberry Pis for UK schools | bit-tech.net | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
While far from the only organisation with that goal, the launch of the Pi was supposed to be a renaissance for UK technology education. Sadly, adoption in schools, colleges and universities has been slow.
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Top of the class in technology - The Independent

Top of the class in technology - The Independent | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
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Top of the class in technology
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Independent schools are among the most creative when it comes to finding new applications for information and communications technology (ICT).
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Outdated technology holding back 88pc of European education ...

Outdated technology holding back 88pc of European education ... | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
Outdated technology holding back 88pc of European education sector - index. Chas Moloney, director of Ricoh UK and Ireland. Educational institutions across Europe are struggling to keep up with advances in technology ...
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'Invisibility cloak' unveiled - Telegraph.co.uk

'Invisibility cloak' unveiled - Telegraph.co.uk | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
'Invisibility cloak' unveiled
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But to gasps from the audience, a scientist from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore demonstrated an experiment that appears to make it more than the stuff of fantasy.
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New tech to transform Kenyan schools

New tech to transform Kenyan schools | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
A new mobile phone app in Kenya makes sure reports, exam results and other school communications get delivered straight to parents and guardians. (Good to see technology working for the Kenyan education system.
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Granny army teaches in the cloud

Granny army teaches in the cloud | UK KS2 Technology and Education | Scoop.it
How Skype is connecting UK grannies with children thousands of miles away in India. (Global education. Where do I sign up?!
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