Archive

teacher who overcame stammer honoured with award.

A teacher from Birmingham who overcame a stammer and now supports students at the school he once attended has been recognised for his outstanding contribution. Abed Ahmed, has been named as the UK's best new teacher in the TES Awards (formerly known as Times Education Supplement Awards), and was described by ...

kenyan science teacher awarded $1m global prize.

A science teacher from Kenya has been crowned the world’s best teacher and awarded a $1m prize, beating 10,000 nominations from 179 countries. The annual Global Teacher Prize was awarded to Peter Tabichi during a ceremony in Dubai, hosted by the actor Hugh Jackman. Dubai’s crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid ...

teachers are using emojis to help students learn

Emojis have fast become an essential part of 21st century communication, and they are now reportedly finding their way into the classroom. According to the Times Educational Supplement (TES), growing numbers of teachers are using emojis to help children engage with their studies. Charlotte Hodgson, an English teacher at Avonbourne College in ...

new google maps feature lets you go to space

Google Maps is no longer just for getting directions here on Earth. You can now explore numerous planets, moons and the International Space Station using a brand new feature. The feature uses imagery captured by the Cassini spacecraft, which was launched 20 years ago and finally burned up in Saturn's atmosphere ...