Personalised learning in the Digital School

By Colin RoseSchool learning

Digital learning gives students an element of control over time, place, source of information and pace. It allows students to learn in their own way, on their own timetable, wherever they are, often at a time that suits them. And a sense of control is a fundamental element in motivation. Students are already using digital … Read More

The right sort of praise

By Colin RosePre-school learning, School learning

We love our children – and it’s natural to praise their efforts. The right sort of praise builds self-esteem and the traits of success, but the wrong sort can lead to problems. Praise for effort It’s tempting to tell your child she is clever. “You learned/did that well because you are clever.” But sometime soon … Read More

Ideal components of the Digital School

By Colin RoseSchool learning

The ideal digital school would have a virtual learning environment, interactive whiteboards, high-speed internet access, mobile learning devices with response software and learning apps, e-books, educational games and online assessment and free high-quality material from the internet. A Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), similar to Learning Management System (LMS) or Learning Platform. The basic content on the VLE would include syllabus, … Read More