In my post about overcoming edtech inertia, I focused a lot on the opportunity cost of the adoption of any new system. When I choose whether or not to adopt a new system, I always consider it explicitly in terms of the Teacher Time Economy (TTE).
If you aren't already using it, this is a quick tip that might save you a headache. If you are setting homework or tasks based on a digital resource that students (or cover teachers!) need to access online, your best friend is the custom URL.
Welcome back! I hope your holiday was restful yet productive, and that four a.m. panics about little Susie in year 11 who hasn't fully grasped the significance of the summer term were kept to a minimum.
So far, I've avoided giving away much about what kind of rol...