How Do You Maximise Learning?

By Colin RoseAdult learning, School learning

I spend a lot of time researching some of the most innovative teaching and learning ideas from around the world. This blog aims to showcase some of these ideas. How to maximise learning is a question that lies at the heart of every student’s individual success, school improvement and even national economic growth.  For a … Read More

Best practice examples of the Digital School

By Colin RoseSchool learning

The idea of 1:1 education is further developed in the USA, so I’ll take some examples from there. Pennsylvania’s 1-to-1 computing initiative Classrooms for the Future It has supported 12,000 teachers and 500,000 students statewide. The programme equips English, maths, science and social studies classrooms with internet-connected laptops and advanced learning resources. A key finding … Read More

Save money and improve teaching in the Digital School

By Colin RoseSchool learning

Digital content saves money and liberates the teacher Digital content can be updated continuously – and delivered instantly and far more cheaply than printed content. It can be embedded with video, hyperlinks, animations and individualised, self checking tests. The savings may even pay for the necessary infrastructure. Indeed more than one US school district is … Read More