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New projects test how technology can boost learning

By staff and wire services reports
November 4th, 2013

An inner city primary is at the heart of a project to test how technology can be used to boost children’s learning, the BBC reports. Rosendale Primary, in south London, won a £253,000 grant for the research which will involve 1,400 pupils in 24 schools in London, Essex and Manchester. Rosendale pupils use tablet computers to photograph their work and tag it with notes about how well they learned. The Lambeth school’s head teacher, Kate Atkins, says the aim is to help pupils develop a range of learning strategies. “Poor learners are often over-confident about the power of their memories and can struggle to find alternative strategies…

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