Filey Junior School, North Yorkshire, UK, has equipped each of their students with an Acer Chromebook. Students have access to a whole range of educational applications and instant feedback from their teachers.
The School also uses a model of peer assessment to help students learn from one another. This has resulted in improvements of performance in the national tests and took the school above the national average.
Today Back to School looks a lot different than it used to: the majority of children in schools are digital natives and are as accustomed to a tablet as they are to a pen. Schools need to make sure that the infrastructure is in place for the inevitable mixture of devices and technologies – such as cloud technology – that will be making their way into the classroom.more
The future will be plenty of phygital spaces, where physical and digital won’t be told apart. The classroom is probably one of the first environments where this synergy will come true, and it will impact on every aspect of the learning experience: on teachers, students and learning methods.more