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Taking learning to a new level at ISTE 2016

26/06/2016

Taking learning to a new level at ISTE 2016

Our colleagues Dan and Nan have headed off for the ISTE annual event in Denver this week. Over 500 companies will be in attendance and over 16,000 educators. The team are really looking forward to meeting with innovative education specialists and publishers looking to utilise video and technology in the classroom. ... more

Interviews with teachers at BETT 2016

12/02/2016

Interviews with teachers at BETT 2016

We asked Teachers attending the BETT 2016 edtech show to tell us about the impact video has on their students learning and how it has changed their teaching methods. Here's what they said... ... more

Our takeaways from BETT 2016

27/01/2016

Our takeaways from BETT 2016

It’s not uncommon at BETT to see teachers or ICT managers flanked by a group of students exploring the stands. It’s a proven strategy too – if the students have taken interest there is a teacher taking note not far behind. Armed with just a computer and a TV screen (and the support of an award winning archive of over 2.8 million clips) ITNedu was introduced to the BETT audience. ... more

Theoretical physics explained using digital media

03/12/2015

Theoretical physics explained using digital media

Dave Jenkins, Head of Physics at Cardiff 6th Form College explains how digital media can help overcome the difficulties of teaching a theoretical curriculum, using video of a helicopter to teach Newton's Law. ... more

Dr Julia Jenkins - using video to bring science to life

02/12/2015

Dr Julia Jenkins - using video to bring science to life

How are stunt cars used in the movies? Is it CGI or a physical possibility? Dr Julia Jenkins, Senior Physics Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University, explains how she uses video of stunt cars to explore forces and center of gravity, bringing Science to life. ... more

Education is now a post-digital sector

23/11/2015

Education is now a post-digital sector

Though many still talk about the 'Digital Revolution' in the classroom and lecture theatre, the truth is it has already happened. The ‘flipped classroom’ and ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) have made mobile and online learning everyday for vast numbers of students, teachers and institutions. ... more

ITNedu launches 11 subject areas

05/10/2015

ITNedu launches 11 subject areas

Thousands of clips, hand-picked by subject matter experts have been now added, covering eleven different subject areas including History, Chemistry, Biology, Maths, Design and Technology, Business Studies, Citizenship, Physics, Elementary Science, English Language Teaching (ELT) and Business English. ... more

60 YouTube channels that will make you smarter

11/09/2015

60 YouTube channels that will make you smarter

ITN Source, the footage library for ITNedu makes it onto the ultimate Youtube learning list. Time is finite. Social media and Netflix can all too easily swallow our precious hours. So why not put them to better use on YouTube? Beyond the music, virals and gaming videos, YouTube has many great channels that can teach anyone practically anything. Here are the sharpest brains. Press play and become smarter! ... more

Video Gaga

07/09/2015

Video Gaga

Video has been around forever, so why are people calling it the next big thing in education? Sunniva Davies-Rommetveit investigates. There is a well­-documented but nonetheless seismic shift occurring in the publishing world towards digital. E­books and blended learning offerings are now increasingly as important as the trusty textbook, and video fits into the new paradigm well. ... more

Learning from the real world

16/06/2015

Learning from the real world

From teaching English through Barack Obama’s speeches; to physics via the parabolic Walkie-Talkie building (which infamously melted a parked Jaguar by magnifying the sun’s rays through its curved windows); history through the launch of the Titanic; to a report on DNA demonstrating the use of Technology in Medicine; the list - and potential - is endless. ... more

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