Using Google mobile apps in schools

As ‘personalised/personalising’ learning initiatives come onstream along with VLE (Virtual Learning Environment) solutions, the focus will be increasingly upon mobile devices and what they have to offer. Companies will offer what they consider to be quality solutions. It’s the belief of that you can do the same (or better) for free with what Google […]

3 reasons the majority of students are NOT ‘digitally literate’

As I’ve mentioned before I don’t believe that the ‘digital immigrants’ and ‘digital natives’ dichotomy holds up to much scrutiny. Although I teach mainly History, around 30% of my timetable is teaching ICT (Information and Communications Technology). Through observing students in these lessons I’ve come to realise that the concept of ‘digital literacy’ – the […]