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Future Classroom Lab Blog
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Warren Barkley, the Chief Technology Officer for SMART Technologies, talks in this interview on technology in schools, speed of change, collaborative and other skills needed in future jobs, and scaling up the the best pedagogical practice across schools.
The 10th interview of the Future Classroom Lab series has been published. In this great interview Anne Looney, the CEO of Ireland's National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, speaks to us about innovation in school, student engagement and national digital learning strategy.
The Future Classroom Lab, which is mostly visited by teachers and policy-makers, underwent the ultimate reality test on 17 June 2014, when 36 children from the FCL - students exploringEuropean School of Brussels IV spent a morning there doing various activities in each zone
What will learning look like in 2020? How do you see the classroom in five years from now? How will technology be used to support teaching and learning?
Read the results of the pan-European iTEC project in the second FCL magazine. This issue is available in five languages.
European Schoolnet Academy provides free online courses for teachers' professional development. Sign up for new courses starting in autumn 2014: games in schools, computing and 21st century competences.
'HP LIFE e-Learning for Educators', an open educational resource that provides educators a new way to teach students key 21st century business and IT skills, will be presented in a free webinar on 23 October.
The Future Classroom Lab will be equipped with ArcGIS Online, a cloud-based platform for delivering geographic education to the classroom. European Schoolnet and Esri, the company that designed the online mapping software, will team up to develop a series of related lesson plans.
ICT is already being used in many ways in schools across Europe. Some teachers starting to embed technology into their lessons may find it challenging to find tools, ideas and resources that fit their needs.