Abingdon School is part of the Future Classroom Lab's TI DLP® Products research project. During a recent visit to the school's new state-of-the-art Yang Science Centre, Science Coordinator, Richard Fisher, explained how they work with local primary schools, as well as youth organisations such as the Scouts, Brownies and Cubs to engage young people in science as an outreach centre of Science Oxford.
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How to develop school's learning culture of sharing practice and to engage teachers in coaching and mentoring? How schools and teachers can use video to reflect, analyse, research, share practice and collaborate? The Future Classroom Lab partner, IRIS Connect gives a response to these questions in the webinar that took place on 19 April 2016.
What were the steps and challenges the team form Lab 21.0 had to go through to set up this newly launched innovative learning space. Find more in the 'How to set up a learning lab' webinar recording.
The recording of the webinar on collaborative learning, organised by the Future Classroom Lab in collaboration with SMART Technologies, an FCL industry partner, is now available.
Making collaborative teaching and learning a reality in the classroom- the main focus of the CO-LAB project17/03/2016
Being able to collaborate effectively is a valuable 21st century skill, yet teaching about or through collaboration remains rare in schools.
Strengthening cooperation between decision makers developing and implementing ICT strategies for schools through FCLRegio15/03/2016
European Schoolnet is involved in a new project - Future Classroom Lab Regional Network (FCLRegio). FCLRegio aims to foster a more active participation of regional decision makers in pan-European activities.
The evaluation of this small-scale pilot focused on capturing and analysing change in practices and perceptions as a result of the use of Chromebooks in the six schools involved. The pilot was run by European Schoolnet for Acer and Google for Education.
Whole-class display systems are increasingly found in schools, but are they up to the job? It's important to be sure that all students in the class can see clearly the content displayed, particularly if they are sitting towards the back of the class or have a visual impairment.
Scientix has launched a new competition for teachers of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects in primary and secondary schools. STEM teachers are welcome to submit their examples of using media in their STEM lessons through social media (Facebook and Twitter), using the hashtag #MEDIAinSTEM.