Category Archive: Ipads

Sep 26

Downlands Primary School DLs

Some Digital Leaders attended the Maths Matters Conference in Dorset today. There were over 200 delegates attending and the speakers at the conference included Sir Tim Brighouse and HMI Jane Jones. The children led workshops in the afternoon for the delegates to test out some maths apps and to share their work using IXL. They …

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Sep 24

Digital Leader progress

The Digital Leader network in school is continuing to grow as is the use of ICT at Cefn Fforest Primary. The Leaders have done a fantastic job over the past year and they have lots to look forward to ini the near future. The main priority at the start of this term was to appoint …

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Aug 02

Implementing BYOD In Schools: Policies, training and trialling

A BYOD implementation strategy for a whole-school has to be more water-tight than a duck: Forgive me if I lapse into jargon. There are so many different aspects which have to be lined up simultaneously that at times it feels like shooting basketballs into hoops but only getting points if five go in at exactly …

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Jul 31

Taxonomy of an iPad lesson

When people first hear about our BYOD scheme at Finham Park, they’re usually impressed with the potential, the enthusiasm of the students, and the number of clear advantages they can cite from the work we’ve done. But the devil is always in the detail, in working out how to incorporate the full potential of BYOD …

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Jul 31

Finham Park: The roots of our BYOD journey

Ever since I’ve been using BYOD in my lessons in school (I work in a secondary school in Coventry), I’ve also looked at a variety of other pedagogies which I think are particularly well served by it. One of these pedagogies is the idea of flipped learning, an idea which has been around for years, …

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Jun 14

Mini digital leader kidsmeet at Roydon

Today we had a mini digital leader kidsmeet at Roydon Primary school. Well it wasn’t actually that mini as 8 digital leaders came from Diss Junior School and 9 came from Winfarthing All Saints. With the 10 who came from Roydon it made quite a large group. We had a great time working together. Roydon …

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