Episode 12 - Ancient maths, EdTech & Social Media

July 17, 2017

Episode hosted by @Digicoled

In this episode, we speak to Eleanor Dickey, F.B.A. Professor of Classics, University of Reading and Philomen Probert from the University of Oxford about an Ancient Classroom project they've been undertaking with local children, engaging them with mathematics and other subjects through strategies used in Ancient times, with positive results. You can read more about the Ancient Classroom project, and access resources by visiting https://readingancientschoolroom.com/resources-for-teachers/ 

We also catch up with Leon Brown, who is a private tutor in Merseyside, England, on using EdTech to help with planning, marking and saving time. Links to the work he has been undertaking are at http://w.nextpoint.co.uk/demo/.

Finally, our UKEdChat Magazine editor Martin Burrett talks about a new initiative and guidance from the European Union that should stop employers snooping through employees Social Media, and also offers some sound advice to teachers and school leaders alike.

Finally, we remind listeners about the UKEdChat Conference coming up in October 2017. Early Bird tickets availability ends soon, and you can order tickets directly via https://ukedchat.com/2017onlineconference/.


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