The TPEA Blog
News and stories from our members and the education sector
Joanne Hardman and Warren Lilley discuss their recent article: iLearn? Can iPads facilitate learning in grade 6 mathematics lessons?
iLearn? Can iPads facilitate learning in grade 6 mathematics lessons? Joanne Hardman and Warren Lilley Technology is ubiquitous in the 21st century and even in
Dr Jim Fanning, Senior Education Officer from Education Scotland, has been developing information for educators to raise an awareness and understanding of AI use in education. Here he considers some of the risks and benefits of using AI driven applications to support teaching and learning.
This article by Naomi Gale discusses how Hatch Kids can be used in primary computer science teaching and whether it is time to move on from the more universally used Scratch.
Dr. Laura Morrison and Dr. Janette Hughes share their recent paper ‘Making the shift to virtual professional learning’.
Making the shift to virtual professional learning. Laura Morrison and Janette Hughes Morrison, L. & Hughes, J. (2022). Making the shift to virtual professional learning.
Drs. Laura Teichert and Susan Piazza from Western Michigan University in the United States reflect on K-12 teachers’ experiences shifting to remote learning during the
Dr Kleopatra Nikolopoulou summarises her paper on the barriers to using mobile devises in classrooms. Mobile devices such as smart/mobile phones and tablets have become
Does Virtual Reality (VR) support learning Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at GCSE level, from the students’ perspective?
Thomas Lalande summarises his research into the potential of using VR to support MFL learning.
Dr Ryan Thomas Williams from the University of Sunderland discusses the use of social media in teaching and learning.
TPEA is proud to publish “Intentions v Reality: What’s really going on for our learners when we use EdTech?” by Dr Fiona Aubrey-Smith. Dr Aubrey-Smith was
Emma Whewell shares the findings of Alastair Snook’s study on primary teachers’ use of educational technology, and the opportunities and challenges it presented during the pandemic. The shift to alternative methods of instruction using digital technology has been a learning process for digital native teachers and digital immigrant teachers alike.
Emma Goto explores how the Philosophy for Children (P4C) pedagogical approach could be used in digital literacy and e-safety lessons.
Teaching through Crisis: The Remote Education Experiences of PK-12 Teachers During Covid-19 Campus Closures
This qualitative research study from the US explores the experiences of teachers in the spring semester of 2020 as they remotely instructed their students owing to COVID-19 campus closures. Analysis revealed teachers’ concerns for their students and their learning, the barriers presented owing to the disconnect between them and their students, and how their competencies changed as their time with remote instruction increased.
This year our popular research safari presents a tried-and-tested portfolio of online and hybrid educational technology tips and tools evaluated by international teacher education trainees.
Rhiannon Farrell is a teacher of English at a comprehensive secondary school in the West Midlands. She is also a teaching and learning advisor and
Robert (Rob) Lambert is a Senior Lecturer and Course leader working in the Faculty of Arts, Science and Technology at The University of Northampton since