Monday, 19 January 2009

teachernotyetnet

Nicola Woolcock in the Times today writes:

Schools are failing to make the most of the internet to teach pupils online, according to Ofsted.

The education regulator said that pupils wanted to use computers to access lessons around the clock — even in the middle of the night and on Christmas Day — in its first ever evaluation of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs).

But most schools and colleges are failing to set up comprehensive interactive websites, which can revolutionise education by allowing pupils to catch up on missed classes or giving parents the chance to see what homework has been set.

Read the rest HERE.

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