Shhhhh it’s too noisy in here!

Shhhhh it’s too noisy in here!

I bet if you’re a teacher you’ve not said that in a while! I imagine it’s something you’d love to say again soon… a class full of children is better than a muted live lesson, right? Right now it’s really noisy out there when it comes to all the EdTech tools vying to...
What’s your gold standard?

What’s your gold standard?

A recent TES article debating whether live teaching is actually ‘gold standard’ online teaching has got us on our soapbox (you can read the full article here https://www.tes.com/news/coronavirus-schools-online-learning-are-live-lessons-really-better-recorded-ones)....
What’s the risk?

What’s the risk?

EduTwitter seems to be awash at the moment with talk of school leaders writing risk assessments for remote learning. With so many schools opting for live teaching using free online services, t’s easy to see why risk assessing is so important:...
Beginning the process (again)

Beginning the process (again)

Today (5th January 2021) every UK school has sent home letters to parents moving the majority of children to remote learning.   For many school leaders there’s nothing that new in this pandemic driven crisis. Leaders of failing schools are all too familiar...
Do you need to deploy online learning in January?

Do you need to deploy online learning in January?

Are you looking to put a safe, powerful and proven teaching methodology in place? If so, Microsoft Teams and Zoom are not right for you. This is simply because they are not safe, they are not powerful and they are not proven to make a difference to learning. Want...