Social Media in Your Classroom?

How often do you take a sly look at your phone when the teacher’s back is turned?  It’s so tempting isn’t it…

What are the chances of your teacher saying “get your phone out and let’s start connecting!” ?

One innovative teacher in Norway has begun doing just that.  Each child has a tablet and they write their blog.  Sometimes connecting to other countries for information.
Check it out:
How do you reckon social media could be used in your class?

What if exams were testing Curiosity or Empathy?

New tests have been announced this week for 11 year-old and a new national league table for 5 year-old is being suggested by the government as the latest initiatives to raise educational standards across the board…

Thought For The Day - The Reverend Lucy Winkett - DURATION: 03:04
To hear the audio clip visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01cz0pc