A list of useful links for secondary schools on all things EdTech and digital learning.
Useful external links
This blog post from Microsoft offers 5 tips to help keep your online classrooms safer with Microsoft Teams. It includes videos and screen shots on how to implement certain features such as using a lobby rather than students joining a meeting straight away.
A useful website where you can find the answer to any question you might have about Teams.
The Dean of Learning Design at Ambition Institute, Peps Mccrea, shines some light on the Science of Motivation and what it might teach us about behaviour and learning.
This training PowerPoint considers the latest research on how to get students to turn up to your online lessons and stay engaged. The session also considers how classroom resources should be adapted to the online context including access on mobile ‘phones. This resource includes a voice-over.
A report published in January 2021 based on Ofsted findings from the Autumn term 2020
Content and Engagement Webinar Powerpoint
The Research Schools Network is a collaboration (EEF & the IEE) to create a network of schools that support the use of evidence to improve teaching practice.
The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.
SecEd prides itself on being written by teachers, for teachers and offering a positive and constructive voice for teachers and school leaders working in secondary education across the UK.
Provide teachers and other educators with quick access to summaries of research-based specialist knowledge to support their professional judgement.
The Chartered College of Teaching is the professional body for teachers working to celebrate, support and connect teachers to take pride in their profession and provide the best possible education for children and young people. They are dedicated to bridging the gap between practice and research and equipping teachers from the second they enter the classroom with the knowledge and confidence to make the best decisions for their pupils.
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TES powers schools and enables great teaching worldwide, by creating intelligent online products and services to make the greatest difference in education.
Since 2010, Innovate my School have been collaborating with educators to help share their innovation stories with a wider audience.
In 2019, Innovate my School built EdTech Impact, the largest independent review platform of education technology (EdTech) around the world - designed to help educators find the best products, and push companies to up their game.