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  • Blog Post: Developing Critical thinking skills with Bing

    One of the many challenges Teachers have, is to teach students the skills they need to effective deal with the vast amounts of information that technology allows them to access. Such skills can be based around ‘ Critical Thinking’ . This involves students developing the following abilities...
  • Blog Post: Bing - Visual Search, teaching questioning skills

    Don’t confuse visual search with image search, visual search is about finding information using images rather than a keyword. Bing has number of visual data collections, some of which are ideal for creating learning opportunities for pupils, especially in developing questioning and analytical skills...
  • Blog Post: Give with Bing - raising funds for Sport Relief 2010

    When I was in school teaching, I loved the special event days. Red Nose Day was always a big favourite and now there’s a new event that’s getting bigger in schools every time, Sport Relief. So, I was very interested in an idea that the UK Bing team have developed in association with Sport Relief. ...
  • Blog Post: The Best Piece of Software for Education Ever?

    Have Microsoft inadvertently created the best software application for education ever? I think so. And you may, too, after reading this. Think of a piece of paper, the ordinary A4 stuff you use in the classroom. Currently paper allows you express yourself through writing and drawings. You can fold...
  • Blog Post: More help for your search

    Recently I told you about the E-Librarian, a service to help you in your search for information on education topics. (To refresh your memory, click HERE for that post.) Today I have another time-saving tool to help you with UK-specific education research. Say you want to search for information on...
  • Blog Post: Your own personal librarian

    If you have a question about something related to your teaching, where you go to get the answer? Or, if one of your students, your head teacher, or a fellow teacher asks you a question that you don't know the answer to, what do you do about it? Chances are, you head to a search engine, type in the...
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