Overcoming summer learning loss

Overcoming Learning Loss with Unio

July 24, 2017   |   Summer   

Ahh! The sun, the fun and the well-deserved rest. Not to mention the long-awaited break from relentless planning and marking. The only problem with the summer holidays? The learning loss. Understanding the summer slump Also known as ‘the slump’ or ‘brain drain’, this particular ‘summer slide’ is a lot less fun than it sounds. In […]

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How the most influential person in #edtech in the UK & Europe used Unio in a virtual lesson

July 4, 2017   |   Uncategorized   

Unio gave Mark Anderson a class of mixed ability teachers, 45 minutes and an unusual challenge. Here’s his observation feedback. Always up for experimentation in classroom innovation, the Unio team challenged award-winning teacher guru, Mark Anderson – aka ICT Evangelist – to teach a virtual class comprising various classroom teachers of different subjects from across […]

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15 ways to use Unio in 15 days

July 4, 2017   |   Pre-Summer   

At last, the long-awaited summer break is approaching and the teacher countdown memes are starting to circulate! Exam season is finally over, 2017 coursework folders are completed, SATs panic is behind us and the lucky ones are making the most of some well-deserved gained time through lost classes. A time for sports days, student plays, […]

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End of Year – a Student’s Lesson in Self Reflection

July 2, 2017   |   Pre-Summer   

John Galloway is a teacher with more than 30 years experience, specialising in ICT, SEND and Inclusion in schools. A regular writer for many publications and has worked with schools across London and beyond. Here John discusses the Self Reflection lesson he has built within Unio, outlining how you can use it in your classroom. […]

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But how can we know that students are learning?

May 1, 2017   |   Guest Blog   

– Guest Blog by former Head of ICT at SSAT and current Educational Technologist, Tony ParkinIt’s an age-old problem. How do we know what the children know? How can teachers be confident that the students are learning what they are being taught? Monitoring has always been a challenge, and many approaches to meet it merely […]

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1 “Teachers are not the obstacles to progress”. P.A.U Education’s Pierre-Antoine Ullmo speaks out

April 23, 2017   |   Press Releases    (1 Comment)

Pierre-Antoine Ullmo, CEO of PAU Education and investor in Harness Handitouch, an award-winning EdTech company, has spoken out preceding the launch of Harness’ release of their new product, Unio By Harness, rejecting the idea that teachers today are battling against the digital natives of the classroom. “It’s not good enough to say teachers aren’t ‘techy’”, […]

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Fixing the feedback loophole with Unio By Harness

April 22, 2017   |   Uncategorized   

It’s a question that teachers have asked themselves since the very first class was assembled: how much have my students understood? Are they even properly listening? When we were discussing the difference between a verb and an adverb, did they understand, or simply smile and nod? One way for teachers to be sure how much […]

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Unio By Harness Launches!

April 21, 2017   |   Company News   

So much of the world we experience today, is played out on a digital field. We communicate through digital devices, the first thing we look at when we wake up is our phone, and many children arrive in Key Stage 1 with a better understanding of how to use tablet technology than many adults. It […]

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