Using iPads in education settings – Workshop at Institute of Education

Practice using an ipad and explore different educational apps which have potential for use in a variety of teaching and learning contexts. Share ideas and reflect on their suitability for use in your organisation.

This session is suitable for any teacher or educator:

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The school where they speak 20 languages: a day at Gladstone Primary

Not one pupil at the Peterborough school speaks English as a first language. But, despite the challenges, it has just received a glowing Ofsted report. The Guardian spent a day there

http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2013/feb/28/school-20-languages-gladstone-primary

73% of American Teachers Use Cellphones for Classroom Activities

More middle- and secondary-school teachers are using digital tools in their classrooms and professional lives, a new report says. A study by Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project released Thursday delves into teachers’ increasing technology use, but also expresses educators’ concerns about the digital divide.

http://mashable.com/2013/02/28/teachers-technology/