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The COVID-19 Revolution – Part 1.

Introduction  I must begin by defining how I am using the term revolution. The dictionary defines a revolution as (1) “a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favour of a new system”, and I am not advocating this by any means, or (2) “a dramatic and wide-reaching change in conditions, attitudes, or operation”. I think we would … Read More

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Employee Spotlight – Philemon Burney

Get to know Mr Aussie365! Philemon Burney is Head of Consultancy & Training at Tablet Academy and leads his team of educational consultants and trainers. Hailing from Australia Phil started his career teaching ICT to primary & secondary students for over 8 years before relocating for a short time to the UK to work as an IT trainer for a medical research charity.  On returning … 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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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/

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Educator Guide: Learning from home with Skype in the Classroom

Tablet Academy work with Skype in the Classroom as a partner.  This is a free resource for schools where you can collaborate with classrooms , virtually visit national parks and museums, or have authors virtually visit your class and talk to your students about their books. All from around the world.  This service is free to schools and home educators. … Read More

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Some useful Blogs

We are always asked about things and what we follow for both teaching and learning as well as educational technology. So here are some blogs that we would like you to check out. EdCompBlog – thoughts about educational computing from a secondary school Computing teacher. https://edcompblog.blogspot.com/index.html?m=1 The Keyword – Google’s Blog https://www.blog.google Macrumors – A good website for Apple things … Read More

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Where is the Tablet Academy at BETT 2020?

Tablet Academy personnel are based on a number of stands at BETT 2020. So if you need to speak to anyone you can find us at the following: Escape Rooms – run by Tablet Academy – Stand NQ36 Microsoft – NG30 Google – SE30 HP Bus – SN30

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Article: The Use Of Simulations In Teaching

This is the first of a series of articles produced by Tablet Academy staff on a range of subjects which we hope will be of interest. In this article Professor Steve Molyneux discusses the issues around the use of Simulations in Teaching. It is a 5 minute read. The Use Of Simulations In Teaching  In education, simulations can take two forms. The simulation … Read More