• Do schools need wifi?
    EdTech

    Why Schools Need Wi-Fi

     ‘What’s the wifi password?’ It’s become a typical greeting in homes, offices, cafes, and even public transport all over the world. It’s almost inconceivable that this technology is barely over 20 years old, yet (if we are honest) many of us would struggle to function fully without it.  But what is wifi’s function in schools? In the age of edtech and 1:1 devices, many would argue that strong wifi implementation is now as important as proper heating and lighting.   Let’s delve into exactly what wifi is, it’s role in schools and why it’s needed.   Should there be technology in the classroom? 👩‍💻https://t.co/NvDl5VBsuU pic.twitter.com/E09W8YNFpU — Kami (@usekamiapp) October 8, 2019…

  • How did the Kami team spend 2019?
    Kami News

    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…

  • What is blended learning?
    Teacher Tips

    What is blended learning?

    Blended learning, hybrid learning or sometimes flipped learning is an education trend gaining momentum. And for good reason.  As the value of technology in the classroom becomes increasingly clear, alternative methods of dispensing knowledge which fully embrace the possibilities of edtech are getting traction and showing promising results. So what exactly is blended learning, what benefits are available and how can you bring it to your school?   #EdTech is a teacher’s best friend 🤗. Check out why: https://t.co/Umln0VXCrQ pic.twitter.com/SqnZXyfYcj — Kami (@usekamiapp) September 23, 2019   What is blended learning? Blended learning actively unites or ‘blends’ online learning with traditional classroom or face-to-face learning. Both are considered important parts…

  • Can tech boost student creativity?
    EdTech

    Can technology boost student creativity?

    Technology gets a bad rep when it comes to creativity. Gaming, spending time online or even looking at a screen are commonly held up as causes of stunted imagination and lack of collaboration skills.  But what if we told you that the exact opposite was true! Sure staring mindlessly at anything is hardly a creative activity, but there are many active uses of technology which offer students exciting routes to express their ingenuity and find inspiration.  So how does technology boost student creativity? Let’s see…   #EdTech is a teacher’s best friend 🤗. Check out why: https://t.co/Umln0VXCrQ pic.twitter.com/SqnZXyfYcj — Kami (@usekamiapp) September 23, 2019   1. Express yourself! Traditional pen…

  • Should we pursue personalized learning?
    Ed Trends

    Should we pursue personalized learning?

    It has big sponsors, makes regular appearances at education conferences and district-led initiatives. But can we say with any confidence that we are closer to achieving personalized learning …whatever that may be? The promised benefits of a well-implemented personalized learning system are clearly desirable. More engaged students, with greater confidence in their learning and a more accessible education system, are surely worth pursuing—however tricky the development phase.  But are these outcomes achievable, or is the concept of personalized learning inherently confusing and a distraction from other more straightforward education initiatives? Let’s take a dive into what personalized learning means, the controversies surrounding it and potential benefits.   🚸 What are…