I've said it before and I'll say it again: one of the most important roles that technology can play in education is freeing up time for teachers to do that thing.what do you call it? You know, that thing that gets in the way of the admin. That's it, teach!
The advancement of pedagogy through technology is a noble endeavour, but until that seismic shift occurs, what I really, really want are tools that cut down on admin and streamline repetitive tasks, as well as a big red button I can press that will do all my exam entries for me. Do you hear me, ed-tech companies? A big red button. Get on it.
Time is a great luxury when you're a teacher. It's in short supply owing to the heavy demands of the job, which is a real shame, because more time would allow us to think about what we're doing and improve our practice. So I've been scouring the internet for apps and programs that will help you to claw back some time.
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