Entries by Peter Horner


Digital Tools for Distance Learning

At Barton Peveril, we use a variety of technologies to make courses more engaging and improve access to learning for students. Online learning technologies like Google Classroom have brought exciting opportunities to reconsider how we teach, engage with or involve learners in different ways. In this guide, we will look at some of the online […]

Say Hello and Share Your Distance Learning Experiences

We’ve set up a Flipgrid to share our distance learning and online learning experiences with one another. Click on the link below to go to the Flipgrid and record a short video ?. ? Say hello!? Share how you and your students have been getting on with distance learning. What is Flipgrid? Flipgrid is a […]

How to manage Google Classroom email notifications

Google Classroom email notifications can be a bit overwhelming, particularly if you have been added as a teacher on additional classes. In this article, we take a look at a couple of ways you can better manage email notifications you receive from Google Classroom. Turn Google Classroom notifiactions on or off Notifications about comments or […]


Digital Learning Group visit Bett 2020

This year the digital learning group attended Bett at ExCel London in January. Bett is the largest EdTech show in the UK, featuring a wide array of education technology to explore and seminars to learn from. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the highlights from Bett.

Assistive Technology Carousel

Barton Peveril students have been showcasing the range of assistive technology that is available for all students and staff in two lunchtime sessions. The students involved demonstrated the technology being used in their learning support and study support sessions. This table shows the apps that were being showcased, many of which have appeared on the […]

Digital Experience Insights Survey – Click it, fill it, win it!

Barton Peveril is taking part in a JISC national survey on digital learning and need as many responses as possible. Your views will help shape our future digital strategy and help us to offer you a better digital experience. The survey should take about five minutes to complete. Each student who completes the survey will have an […]

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The TED-Ed project — TED’s education initiative — makes short video lessons worth sharing, aimed at educators and students. Within TED-Ed’s growing library of lessons, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which are collaborations between educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform. Our very own Director of Humanities, Mark Robinson, has […]

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Google Classroom

Google Classroom is an online learning platform for schools and colleges that aims to simplify creating, distributing and marking assignments in a paperless way. Google Classroom is designed to help students and teachers communicate, collaborate, organise and manage assignments, go paperless, and much more! Classroom also seamlessly integrates with other Google tools like Google Docs […]


The EdTech Podcast

The EdTech Podcast mission is to improve the dialogue between ‘ed’ and ‘tech’ through storytelling, for better innovation and impact. This podcast covers a range of topics including AI, game-based learning, future tech and trends. To listen to The EdTech Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify, visit https://theedtechpodcast.com/edtechpodcast/


The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast

In the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast, Matt Miller (ditchthattextbook.com) and Kasey Bell (shakeuplearning.com) share the latest Google for Education news and updates, with tips and strategies for embeding Google’s tools in the classroom. To listen to the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or Spotify, visit https://googleteachertribe.com/