Sugatra Mitra’s SOLE project is an exciting one for learning in all kinds of ways, here’s how you could use it for student voice.
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Microsoft is sponsoring places on this online course for teachers.
By blocking blogs and other types of websites en bloc, schools miss a vital opportunity to educate on safe use of the web. Here’s another approach.
A few pointers on how to get the most of of your school council for teaching citizenship and improving relationships in your school.
It’s four great little tools for decision-making and coming up with creative ideas:
* Firing out ideas
* Making quick decisions
* Mixing up ideas
* Playing with images
We’re approaching the end of the pupil voice research we’ve been carrying out for the DCSF and SSAT.
We’ve also been invited to a student voice event in Slovakia.
A student from the States (I guess) plans, commits and is punished for school council election fraud and Tweets the whole thing as it’s going.
It’s called Exploratree and it’s made by Futurelab: www.exploratree.org.uk I’ll be trying it out with school councils next time I’m running training. Came across it through Twitter: http://twitter.com/parslad If it seems useful it’s something we could suggest to people in our e-newsletter. Asher
Get it in your school diary NOW! February 2009 http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/teachers/sid09.aspx Melodie
By Richard Hillesley, writes (12 Jun 2008 at 03:13): Inertia, fear of the unknown and agreements with vendors have lead to slow adoption of open source and free software in UK schools. Back in 2005, Becta – the body that advises the UK government on IT policy in education – issued a report which concluded [...]
At my meeting with Futurelab one of the other people there was from synergy.tv. One of their big projects is www.radiowaves.co.uk which allows schools to create their own radio stations for free. This could be a great tool for school councils. An offshoot of this is Voice It! which is particularly about using those tools [...]
I’m going to be facilitating this seminar, it looks pretty interesting: The Learner Voice and Technology workshop will be held on Tuesday 26th February at the Futurelab Offices in Bristol. http://www.futurelab.org.uk/about_us/contact_location The workshop aims to explore the potential of technology to engage learner voice in the primary, secondary and FE/HE sectors. We will take as [...]
This is great! I was happily working away when a reminder came to my email from netsuite to “call LA to follow up”. Great I thought until I realised that this was a crap note as I didn’t know who the LA was or what it was following up on. I then got shown how [...]
All parents will get regular electronic reports on their children’s progress in future – going far beyond the traditional annual school report, Schools Minister Jim Knight announced this week. Opening BETT 2008, the world’s largest educational technology trade show, he said all secondary schools will be expected to have ‘real-time’ reporting systems up and running [...]
Some 2,600 schools in London are set to get e-safety software though the London Grid for Learning (ITPro reports). Online and computer safety software is set to help protect a million London students from inappropriate content and cyber-bullying. The London Grid for Learning (LGfL), a group of 33 local authorities which provides a common learning [...]