• What is digital citizenship?
    Teacher Tips

    What is digital citizenship?

    The average internet user spends more than a quarter of their life on the World Wide Web, according to the Digital 2019 report (by HootSuite and We Are Social). For better or for worse, the internet is now our primary tool for work, communication, managing finances, and shopping… to name just a few.  In a modern world where a significant portion of life is online, it is educators’ responsibility to ensure that young people are equipped with the tools they need to navigate it.  But how to know where to start? In such a vast and new digital environment, how do we know which skills are necessary, let alone how…

  • Student wellbeing during remote learning and hybrid teaching
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    Student wellbeing during remote learning and hybrid teaching

    In the modern world, we are just starting to understand the true importance of mental health and wellbeing. Resilience, happiness, and relationships with others are all profoundly affected by it.  So now, in a challenging back to school, where students are faced with a totally new way of being educated, student wellbeing must be one of the educator’s top priorities.  So how can we look after student wellbeing during the turbulent times of remote learning and hybrid teaching? Here are our tips:  Focus on education and enjoyment In a time of high stress, education is a joy and an escape. Ramping up the volume of work may seem like the…

  • Data security for remote learning
    EdTech,  Remote Learning

    Data protection during remote learning and onwards

    Technology is now our primary education tool. It facilitates our remote classrooms, connects educators to students, and delivers learning materials … and thank goodness! Even 5 years ago keeping more than vague contact with students during a school shut down would have been next to impossible. Online learning and the technology which makes it possible is now our best bet to ensuring continued educational access. But as we come to rely more and more on hardware and educational software for everyday learning, it’s essential that data privacy is firmly built into every action and activity. So what do you need to know to keep yourself and your students safe during…

  • How can you prepare students for life beyond education?
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    How can you prepare students for life beyond education?

    Tests and qualifications take up a lot of time and energy for today’s students. But grades are far from the only part of education.  So-named life skills or soft skills (as they are known in the world of work) can easily be forgotten in the clamor for exam scores, but in many cases, they are equally if not more important enablers for future success. Skills such as budgeting, communication, leadership, personal safety or understanding basic laws are vital for independent living and contribution to society.  In fact, 53% of teachers in the UK believe that life skills are more important than academic qualifications to young people’s success according to the…

  • How did the Kami team spend 2019?
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    How did the Kami Team spend 2019?

    It’s that time of the year when we all look forward to putting our feet up and enjoying some well deserved festive cheer.  But while the chestnuts are roasting, its good fun to have a mull over the highlights of the year with friends and family.  So the Kami team did just that! Here’s what we got up to this 2019.   Hengjie, CEO and Co-founder What do you do at Kami? I’m the Chief Executive at Kami, which means I do everything else that no one is doing. But my favorite role is leading the Customer Success team, it involves: delighting users, collaborating on solutions to truly help, and…