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Types of summative assessment and formative assessment
“When the cook tastes the soup, that’s formative. When the guests taste the soup, that’s summative.” Robert E....
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Is Amazon Alexa harmful to children’s educational development?
Thanks to Apple’s Siri, voice recognition software is now relatively ubiquitous. As consumers, we have become comfortable using...
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5 digital safeguarding procedures for schools
In a modern learning environment, sophisticated edtech and BYOD strategies are increasingly adopted by primary and secondary...
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Five technology in education trends for 2018
It’s the final month of the calendar year but the world of education is already comprehensively planning for 2018. As SMT...
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Can technology in education help stamp out bullying?
Bullying is a crushing experience for a child. Today, that experience can be all encompassing due to the ubiquitous nature of...
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ActivPanel Guide
Using ActivPanel for effective formative assessment
Summary There are two principal types of pupil assessments in schools — formative and summative. Formative assessment refers to...
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7 School fundraising ideas to beat the budget
Cuts to budgets across the country have left some SMTs and Parent Teacher Association (PTA) groups reliant on school fundraising for...
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School funding: is there a postcode loophole?
With the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget announced today, the topic of school funding is still one of ongoing debate. The November...
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