Acer STEM Rewards Programme

Nick BentonArticle, Microsoft, Minecraft, News, Paid, Partner, Primary, STEM

To help prepare the future workforce, Acer have launched their STEM Rewards Programme in partnership with Tablet Academy. Acer have teamed up with Tablet Academy to launch the Acer STEM Rewards Programme, presenting schools with the opportunity to claim STEM related rewards with every purchase of 25 or more Acer Windows 10 devices. The STEM Rewards Programme can also be combined … Read More

Microsoft 365 Technical Roadshow

Nick BentonArticle, Consultancy, Events, Free, General, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, News, Office 365, Partner

Words by Philemon Burney – Tablet Academy’s senior consultant There are many events for educators about how to use Microsoft tools in education. But what about events for Network Managers, Senior Technicians and IT Directors in schools and colleges and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) who support education institutions? Over the last six months or so Tim, Alex and I and … Read More

Free Professional Development for Schools signing up to HP for Education

Nick BentonArticle, Free, News, Partner

Tablet Academy are proud to partner with HP to support their free Trade-in Programme – HP for Education (HPFE). To celebrate this, and support schools through the COVID-19 crisis, we are offering 100 schools the opportunity to claim one year’s free access to Tablet Academy’s Professional Development Platform (PDP) worth £250 to primary schools and £500 to secondary schools. The … Read More

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

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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

Journey to the Cloud – An Introduction

tabletacademyukArticle, Consultancy, CPD, Cross Curricular, Journey to the Cloud, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, News, Office 365, Primary

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

Remote Support Packages

tabletacademyukArticle, Computing, Consultancy, Free, G Suite, General, Google, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, News, Office 365

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

Support for Remote Teaching and Learning

tabletacademyukArticle, Computing, Consultancy, Free, G Suite, General, Google, Microsoft, Microsoft 365, News

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

Is the new iPad your next computer?

tabletacademyukApple, Article, General

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/

Educator Guide: Learning from home with Skype in the Classroom

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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

Article: The Use Of Simulations In Teaching

David FullerArticle, STEM

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