Bringing Literacy to Life

Bringing Literacy to Life

The Learning Technologies Team have recently been using Minecraft Education (v1.028) to engage learners in literacy and have to say, we’re delighted with the results. St Stephen’s Year 3 class enjoyed themselves too and produced some excellent work.

Technology in the Great Outdoors

Technology in the Great Outdoors

Its 4pm on a sunny Thursday afternoon, and another LTT Geolocation day has come to an end. This is one of many that have been planned and booked in by schools over the coming weeks and I look forward to each and everyone of them - even if I was in the snow a few weeks ago!

The Teaching Technophobes

The Teaching Technophobes

Over the years common phrases amongst adults have been “I don’t do maths!” and “that’s not for me.” However, these phrases are now more closely linked to the use and teaching of technology. With the fear of new technology and the curriculum that underpins this rising with each update, more and more adults are quick to avoid tech based experiences that rely on an engaged understanding and revert to a passive experience. (Consuming rather than creating.)