Teacher Talk: Featuring Richard Byrne

October 24, 2017   |   Teacher Talk Series   

An extremely well-regarded teacher, speaker and blogger, Richard Byrne is perhaps best known as the man behind the hugely successful Free Technology for Teachers website resource. Considered an edtech guru, he has delivered numerous workshops and presentations, including ‘Leading Students In a Hyper-connected World’ and ‘Ten Common Challenges Facing Educators and Tools to Address Them’. […]

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1 Teacher Talk: Featuring Shaun Melind

October 16, 2017   |   Guest Blog, Teacher Talk Series    (1 Comment)

An internationally experienced teaching professional, Shaun Melind started his primary school teaching career in New Zealand and has since worked in a range of schools all over the globe; including South Korea, Australia and Hong Kong. He now works as Head of English Primary Mathematics and was awarded a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership earlier […]

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Teacher Talk: Featuring Jodie Lopez

October 9, 2017   |   Effective use of Learning Technology, Teacher Talk Series   

Jodie Lopez is a qualified primary school teacher turned edtech advocate, learning specialist and consultant. Jodie was introduced to Unio earlier this year and she immediately recognised its potential to support assessment without levels. In this guest post, Jodie explores best practices in formative assessment, research-based techniques for improvement and ways that technology can support […]

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Teacher Talk: Featuring Danny Nicholson

October 2, 2017   |   Teacher Talk Series   

Danny Nicholson is one of our favourite educational experts. As an author, Science teacher, ICT Consultant, PGCE lecturer and trainer, Danny has established himself as a trusted authority in the education space. Danny tweets from the handle @dannynic, and we always enjoy his practical, teacher-focused edtech tips. Danny has written two excellent books on using […]

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Teacher Talk: Featuring Christina Bury

September 25, 2017   |   Teacher Talk Series   

Teacher and Director of Learning at Felsted Preparatory School in North Essex, Mrs Christina Bury is passionate about providing high quality teaching, learning and assessment for every student. As one of our pilot schools, Felsted have worked closely with Unio from the very beginning, helping us to hone and improve our product. A highly valued […]

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Technology Tips for Teachers

Technology Tips for Teachers

August 31, 2017   |   Effective use of Learning Technology   

In search of some ‘back to school’ inspiration, we asked some of our favourite educational experts to give us their best practical tips for using technology in the classroom. Whether you’re preparing to start your journey as an NQT or a promotion to AHT, we hope you enjoy them! “Try using the resource or technology […]

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Overcoming summer learning loss

Overcoming Learning Loss with Unio

July 24, 2017   |   Student-Centred Learning   

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   |   Effective use of Learning Technology   

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   |   Effective use of Learning Technology   

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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