Category: Advice and Guidance

The education innovation blog - Edtech advice & guidance for parents, teachers & school leaders

teacher time management

Saving teachers time & reducing teacher workload

Welcome to the third in this series of WonderHub’s Edtech Live Broadcasts! #edtechlive Using time efficiently is an essential skill for any teacher, but with a largely self-determined schedule outside of classroom hours, it can be easy to feel overworked. Ask teachers about the greatest pressures they face and many will say that there just…
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LittleBits, but Big Thinking – Edtech in the Library

LittleBits, but Big Thinking   Written by: Savannah Wood   Because technology is so prevalent in our schools and world today, our media centres have a huge role to play.  It’s our job as library media specialists to put the newest gadgets and gizmos in the hands of our learners. We are considered the “new”…
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Are Teachers Afraid of Edtech?

Are Teachers Afraid of Edtech?   As our lives and classrooms become increasingly technological, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the array of EdTech opportunities that promise to improve our teaching. Implementing new technology can be frightening on so many levels. Whether it’s a fear of letting go of control or a sense that one…
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Coding and Technology in First Grade

Coding and Technology in First Grade   With the push to be more innovative and the constant drive to use more technology, teaching can easily become overwhelming.  Every day it seems like there are newer and better gadgets or devices being introduced before I have even had a chance to learn the “old” technology. However,…
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Is Homework in Secondary a Good Idea?

Is homework in secondary a good idea?   Homework is a very contentious issue in education. There are debates surrounding how much and how often it should be given, if any at all as well as what the purpose of homework is. It is my belief that in secondary school homework does have its place…
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An Introduction to Edtech

An Introduction to Edtech     What does Edtech mean?   Edtech – short for Education Technology, uses computing hardware or software to revolutionise pedagogy. The tradition of teachers using physical  textbooks, supplemented with handwritten homework is becoming a thing of the past as pupils learn to access course materials, fulfil homework, take exams and…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Edtech – The Free eBook

A Beginner’s Guide to Edtech – The Free eBook     The rapid introduction of education technology (Edtech) means that there is a wealth of knowledge out there but that it sometimes isn’t that easy to find. As part of Wonderhub’s mission to help teachers and schools discover the best Edtech, we will be publishing…
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