Digital Bytes – 5th November, 2018

Using Video to Improve Writing

A four month study from UCL Institute of Education’s EDUCATE project found that teaching students how to create videos improved their writing skills.

See the research, teacher testimonials and the results.


Password Managers

Keeping track of your passwords can be a daunting task. Many people resort to having the same password for different parts of their digital lives.

One option is 1Password but it is a paid service. So if you want a password maanger you can start by trying out these free alternatives to 1Password.

Heavily Decorated Classrooms Disrupt Attention and Learning

According to research published by in the journal Psychological Science, filling our classrooms with materials can hurt the ability of your students to concentrate and learn.

What about the computer screens of your students? Do they have distracting elements that compete for attention and distract? It is a good time to spend a few minutes checking out all of your studnents’ learning spaces.