Volume 3, Issue 1

Effective Uses of Technology, Autumn 2010 Better UK - Effective Uses of Technology

The articles in this issue give a range of perspectives on the various uses of technology and their effectiveness. Among the issues considered are safety on the internet, the use of interactive whiteboards and embedding multimedia, or old-fashioned video, into lessons. There are also thought-provoking pieces on the use of technology to improve testing, and the importance of professional development to help teachers use technology effectively.


Page Title Author
4–5 Professional development the key to integrating technology Deborah Lowther and Steven Ross
6–7 Embedded multimedia: Trailing edge technology
cuts a new path
Bette Chambers
8–9 Interactive whiteboards and classroom interactions Neil Mercer
10–11 Whiteboards are for learning Omar López
12–13 The role of technology in science assessments Jody Clarke-Midura
14–15 Digital storytelling: Reinventing how learners communicate Lynne Schrum and Barbara Levin
16–17 Blended education for primary and secondary pupils Cathy Cavanaugh
18–19 Risk and the digital world Jean Underwood
20–21 Transforming education, one-to-one Leslie Wilson
22–23 Using technology for active differentiation Maureen Haldane and Rebecca Smith
24–25 Evidence in the news
26–27 Latest research