University Awards 2019: the judges

Our expert judges ensure that the Guardian Awards go to the very best entries submitted by UK universitiesRead more about judging criteria and eligibilitySee this year’s timeline and frequently asked questionsSee our terms and conditionsJudging the 201…

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Children ill from school can still participate in learning via avatars

China are leading the way in the digital revolution happening right now in education. Children too ill to go to school now have access to technology where they can watch lessons from home and participate using their tablets. The Financial Times reports this technology “enhances learning experiences for teachers and children”. This video has been embedded using…

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Why Twitter belongs in the classroom…

Photo by Tracy Le Blanc on Pexels.com Parents. who have tried to pry their teenager’s smartphone away at bedtime know that social media can ravage the emotional lives of young people. Children and teens who use social media heavily are more likely to experience anxiety and depression, sleep poorly and express concerns about their body image. As a high school history teacher, I’ve…

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