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[Guest Blog] Reflections on Technology in Schools in the time of Covid: Part 2

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.   In Reflections on Technology in Schools in the time of Covid Part 1, we looked at how some technology has become or might become, a feature of school education as a […]

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[Guest Blog] Reflections on Technology in Schools in the time of Covid: Part 1

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.   It’s a cliché to say that we can predict anything except the future, but like most clichés, it happens to be true! Therefore, regard these articles as a kind of thinking […]

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[Guest Blog] We will remember! The importance of great customer service

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.   Now that we’re in another lockdown, with all the difficulties that entails – staff on furlough or “let go”, orders drying up – customer retention becomes even more important than usual. […]

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[Guest Blog] How digital technology can improve mental health and wellbeing

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.   There has been quite a bit of research carried out concerning the effects of technology on health, mental health and wellbeing. Although the picture is not 100% positive, there seems to […]

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[Guest Blog] Are virtual conferences worth your time?

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.   It’s good that although many conferences have had to be cancelled, or at least deferred indefinitely, some have transitioned to being online. However, are such events worth your money or your […]

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[Guest Blog] 6 Top marketing tips to put into action during crisis-mode

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.   Let’s be realistic: with yet another national lockdown looming (and perhaps even implemented by the time this has been published), it’s not going to be “business as usual” in the old […]

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[Guest Blog] Which online learning platform?

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.  A comparison of three different platforms: Zoom, Google Meet and Google ClassroomIf you need to run webinars or video conference calls for your customers, or make recommendations regarding one for your […]

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[Guest Blog] How to adapt materials for online learning…

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.   Lots of companies have resources that schools can download and use. Until recently, it didn’t matter too much if the materials came with very little guidance. Indeed, there’s a fine balance […]

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[Guest Blog] How does your product really perform?

Author: Terry FreedmanTerry freedman is a freelance ed tech writer and consultant. He blogs at ICT & Computing in Education, and tweets as @terryfreedman.   Companies sometimes have reference sites, which can be very useful for other potential customers. Indeed, I always recommend that when a school is shopping around for a particular kind of product […]

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