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Episode 8 – Does technology have a place in the classroom with Tom Button

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Hello and welcome to Digging for the why – the podcast for maths teachers of years 5-8 looking at continuity and why we need to dig for the why in our lessons.

In this episode, Alison and Andy are joined by a special guest, Tom Button (@MathsTechnology). Together they discuss the following:

  • Season 2 of Digging For The Why?
  • How can students and teachers benefit from technology?
  • When should students start using technology?
  • Andy poses the daft question: Is there a difference between using technology and using technology in the classroom?
  • What is happening with technology use in the primary sector?
  • How can we improve teaching through the use of technology?
  • Take simple steps to experience success with technology

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Your hosts

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Andy Lumley


Alison Hopper


Our intro/outro was produced by a talented young creative – check out his Soundcloud

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