Wired Teachers

Where C21st educators connect

Where C21st educators connect

The online community for educators who believe in the transformational power of ICT in learning. This is an invitation only community for sharing ideas & resources with the wider educational community and to promote good practice. We have lots to share, guides, discussions with leading practitioners and our own Live Radio Channel.
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New Family Court comes into being

A new single Family Court comes into being in England and Wales as ministers pledge to put the welfare of children at the centre of the justice system.

Competitive sport 'puts off pupils'

The majority of children would be happy to see the competitive element removed from school sport, a survey suggests.

Three Scots universities leave CBI

Three Scottish universities become the latest organisations to quit the CBI over its stance in the Scottish independence referendum debate.

Boycott call for early years tests

The National Union of Teachers has moved nearer a boycott of assessment checks for four year olds.

Teachers angry at online insults

Online social media is being misused to insult, intimidate and smear staff in schools, says a teachers' union.

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Cuts announced recently in Disability Student Allowance - how this will put dyslexic students at a disadvantage?

Concern over David Willets annoucement recently will affect 70% of necessary ICT equipment and software . Hardly noticed this announcement will cause hardship and stress to students who depend on their individual ICT equipment to succeed at university. There has been a trend in the media to debunk and dum down dyslexia as being not a true disability. So this stealth cut will impact the futures of many individuals who could benefit from using ICT to overcome their dyslexia barrier to recording…See More
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How well do you use teaching assistants?

Teaching assistants or support assistants are a a valuable resource in schools but are they used appropriately or efficiently in the support of individual pupils using iCT?
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How well do you use teaching assistants?

Teaching assistants or support assistants are a a valuable resource in schools but are they used appropriately or efficiently in the support of individual pupils using iCT?
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Everything ICT SEN

This group is for anyone who is involved with special needs and would like to debate or contribute to current IT innovations
Saturday
Myles Pilling posted a blog post

Alternative Methods of Recording

A chance to pick the brains of a specialist in the area of IT and special needs. But hurry as places are limited to 5 as this will keep the quality of interaction with the presenter. This is a free event so what are you waiting for head over to book your ticket now at:-https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alternative-methods-of-recording-tickets-11332420575?ref=wpwidgetSee More
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Alternative Methods of Recording at Online

April 24, 2014 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
A chance to hear from a specialist in the field of ICT SEN about the different IT that can aide pupils with recording difficulites
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Mar 14
Gregory Herron is now a member of Wired Teachers
Mar 14
Richard Blaize posted a blog post

An Hour of Code (IN 50 MINUTES)

Two weeks ago several classes, of Yr 8 and Yr 10, took part in completing their ‘hour of code’ in class; they had to do it this week as they are unavailable next week.I was genuinely impressed by the effort the children put in and the interest they showed in the activity.The task set was simple; visit the Code.org website and complete the first lot of activities.  These involve the students writing…See More
Mar 9
A blog post by Richard Blaize was featured

Education Innovation

Last Friday I attended the ‘Education Innovation‘ event in Manchester and I was generally impressed with what was on offer from a free two day event.It was a bit lucky I decided to actually attend the event; I’d received a free flyer in the post and just put it to one side for a few days. When I eventually looked at it it was addressed generally to the Head of ICT and I just thought it was junk mail.I looked at what was on offer and thought…See More
Mar 8
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A blog post by Russell Prue was featured
Mar 8
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Richard Blaize was featured
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