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We Have the Technology

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Keeping an eye on technological advances is one of the most useful ways of making life easier for teachers. We highlight three of them in this programme.

Broadfield Junior School in Hemel Hempstead show us the sound system they use to gently amplify the teachers voice. As well as reducing vocal strain and fatigue it offers a much improved listening environment for pupils.

In Clacton-on-Sea, Colbayns High School has replaced written registration with biometric fingerprint recognition technology. Students register for themselves before each lesson by placing their thumbs on a terminal in the classroom.

To have "a school without walls" is the ambition of St Ambrose RC College in Cheshire. One simple way they have found to help is setting up an email system for homework. It is a fast and environmentally friendly way of filing homework; cutting down on use of paper and books to mark!

 

Part of the series: Ease the Load

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