Engaging Parents with Microsoft SharePointLearning Gateway Twynham School Mike Herrity
What is SharePoint? SharePoint is a collaborative platform for sharing resources and working in teams. Used extensively in industry and now a $1billion dollar technology for Microsoft. SharePoint is increasingly used by schools and districts as a collaborative Learning Platform. Particularly in high use in education in the UK and Australia and increasingly in North America. In the UK the phrase Microsoft Learning Gateway is a very common way of describing the use of SharePoint in Education.
Learning Gateways Revision Gateways Student Homepage My Progress Interaction and Independence How Students use the Twynham Learning Gateway
To find out more about the use of SharePoint in Education www.sharepointineducation.com
To find out more about Twynham Learning Gateway in general. Free E-book illustrating our work with SharePoint as a Learning Gateway at Twynham School To get this directly click here
The role of the parent in the learning process Student School Parent Effective Learning
The importance of Parental Engagement Recent research has shown that parental engagement is a decisive factor in determining learner achievement.” “What really matters is that learners feel their parents are paying attention, engaged in the children’s learning and care about their performance.” Online Reporting BECTA 2008