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Assessment – Teacher Feedback (OneNote)

The Year 5 class teacher collects students exercise books at the end of the day ready to take home and mark during the evening. They estimated it takes approximately 60 – 90 mins to mark the students work and provide written feedback where required. The books are then handed back to students the following day. OneNote Inking& Audio Feedback Using … Read More

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Literacy & Personalised Learning (OneNote)

For many schools Literacy is top of the agenda, so most days, among other tasks, students take part in a Word Association activity and each week we have a class spelling test. Typically these types of activities involve printing 30 copies of the words, cutting down to size and handing out to students to glue into their books. With spellings, … Read More

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School Newsletter (Teams & Word)

Staff would email text and images to a colleague responsible for creating the newsletter as a word document. The completed document was then shared on the school website as a PDF. Frustrations would arise when staff sent changes to articles already created, or new content was shared past the publishing deadline. Also, staff had to proofread the content which involved … Read More

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Supply Teacher & Nursery Placement Request Forms

There was a lengthy process in place for organising supply cover for teachers. A teacher completed a paper form, handed it in to the main office who then took it to the Head for approval. The Nursery application form was also a paper-based form which, when handed in at the school office, had to be manually typed into the school system. Introducing … Read More

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Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

By Professor Steve Molyneux, CEO, Tablet Academy International The Coronavirus pandemic, like many other global catastrophes, whether created by man or nature, has brought with it an unimaginable amount of hardship and sorrow, and my heart goes out to all those who have lost a loved one, a friend, a colleague. Conversely, my thanks to all those working hard to ease … Read More

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Journey to the Cloud – An Introduction

The story of an English state primary school as they undertake their journey to the cloud and implement a new school digital transformation strategy. Capturing the successes, savings both in time and cost, impact on teachers and students, and challenges they face and overcome as they happen. Our hope is that by documenting this journey, other schools will learn from their experiences. … Read More

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Remote Support Packages

In addition to our free courses we have recently released,  we have also launched our new remote support packages for schools and colleges looking for more bespoke support. These including consultancy and remote teacher training sessions, all designed to help you adapt to delivering remote teaching and learning during the current school closures. Visit: https://tablet-academy.com/remote-services We’ve even included a road map … Read More

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Support for Remote Teaching and Learning

With the enforced school closures we understand many schools have had to move to cloud platforms such as Microsoft Teams or Google Classroom well in advance of their original timeline. In order to help with this, Tablet Academy had recently created free online training courses, to help support teachers delivering remote learning. We are delighted to say we have now added … Read More

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Is the new iPad your next computer?

With the Covid-19 virus taking centre stage in the world, Apple announced some major product releases. Ars Technica is a great blog for in depth reviews of devices. So here is one for the new iPad Pro which was released a bit under the radar this week. It is a long Easter but gives the information you need. https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/03/ok-computer-the-ipad-pro-2020-review/