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Closure of the RM Learning Platform

The RM Learning Platform will no longer be available from 29th August 2014. RM have individually contacted Hertfordshire schools still running the RM learning platform to advise them of the closure and how to download their data. If you have any queries or concerns regarding the closedown of the RM Learning Platform, please get in touch with RM by phoning 01235 854 693 or emailing rmunify@rm.com.

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Good Practice - Case Studies

Date

School and Subject

Subject Coverage

March 2012

Panshanger Primary School logoPanshanger Primary School

Edmodo is a free ‘social learning platform’ that works in a similar way to social networking platforms, but with added functionality to support its use in schools, for which it is designed. During the autumn and spring term 2011/2012 Panshanger Primary School trialled the use of Edmodo with a year 6 class to see how online tools of this type could aid class communication and organisation, particularly with home access in mind. More...

Use of Edmodo ‘Social Learning Platform’

February 2010

St. Mary's Voluntary Controlled Church of England Junior School logoSt. Mary's Voluntary Controlled Church of England Junior School

Andy's vision of what the learning platform could be used for in the first instance is centred on improving communication within the school community and moving towards a paperless school.

The school 'interest space' as you can see below, is populated with important news, dates and other items.

How the school has made use of the RM Learning Platform primarily to improve communication


Primary, relevant to all

ICT, cross-curricular

February 2010

St Marys Roman Catholic logoSt. Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School

A first port of call for Louise and the youngsters in her year 2 class was the use of discussion forums. Historically the children had been set the task of doing an extended writing piece after the summer holidays. Here the children used the forum to instantly record their thoughts and experiences at home, ready to be used back at school at a later date. This proved to be an efficient way of recording their activities, and meant that more of class time was used to develop their language skills. It was also a good way for parents to be more involved with what was going on in school.

How the school has made innovative use of the RM Learning Platform to help engage and enthuse learners


Primary, relevant to all

ICT, cross-curricular

February 2010

Greneway School logoGreneway School

In this article we look at the how the staff at Greneway school has started to use a learning platform as an effective communication tool. We also explore how the school has used some of the tools with their year five students, enhancing their learning experience. Earlier this term the school took an innovative approach to informing their parents about their plans using the Learning Platform.

How a learning platform can be used as an effective communication tool


Middle School, relevant to all

ICT, cross-curricular

February 2010

Barnwell School logoBarnwell School

In this article we look at how Marie Hart (AST Geography) has made innovative use of some simple tools within her sections of the learning platform to help engage and enthuse her learners.

Marie's v-Me proves that it's not just children that enjoy creating virtual characters of themselves on the internet!

How innovative use of some simple tools within a learning platform helps engage and enthuse learners

Secondary, relevant to all

ICT, cross-curricular