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From Dubai to Dayton, educators are constantly striving to create new and better ways to teach and learn, often through the use of new technologies. From 2012 onward, the editors at T&L will report on that progress online and in print in the new “T&L International” section. Contribute your own ideas to our global conversation. Let’s see what we can learn from each other.
Author: By Terry Freedman October 24,2014

It seems to me that one way to avoid the issue or least get around it is to adopt the digital badges approach.

Author: By Terry Freedman September 24,2014

What if you devised an activity to teach programming or computational thinking, but instead of of just telling the kids what to do, you make them solve a problem first – by applying computational thinking or some elementary programming?

Author: By Terry Freedman September 19,2014

One of the most depressing things for me is the degree of conformity I come across.

Author: By Terry Freedman September 17,2014

An example of technology being enjoyable is the ‘Hello Lamp Post’ project that ran in Bristol in 2013.

Author: By Terry Freedman September 3,2014

I think the phrase “Death by worksheet” must have arisen due to the tendency of some teachers in some circumstances to rely on worksheets to keep the class quiet.

Author: By Terry Freedman August 11,2014

What can you realistically do at this stage to prepare for September?

Author: By Terry Freedman July 14,2014

A student writes a program. What are you going to assess it on?

Author: By Terry Freedman July 10,2014

Whether you decide to create your own assessment scheme from a blank sheet of paper, so to speak, use a ready-made scheme created by someone else, or do a bit of both, there are 6 questions you need to ask:

Author: By Terry Freedman July 1,2014

It explores the use of technology in art, music and fashion, to name but three, plus looks at what the future might hold — and the opportunity to go back in time to the first website, created by Berners-Lee, and the video game Pong.

Author: By Terry Freedman June 27,2014

This school has developed and refined a series of assessments that screen the level of development of basic cognitive skills.

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