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The latest news from the world of education technology, VR and AR.
Seymour & Lerhn is an educational platform providing an accessible alternative to VR headsets for schools and museums. We cut through the complicated stuff to make education technology simple; exactly the way it should be!
Discover the latest news in edtech, VR and AR as we explore new technologies and how these can benefit schools and museums and enhance the way we learn.
Over the years, I’ve been a primary school teacher, EdTech collaborator (for Seymour & Lerhn), and now home school teacher for my children. I think it’s fair to say I’ve had quite a bit of experience of using tools and technology, to create home school ideas for parents and teachers to make the most of! […]
The UK Government recently announced that schools would close across the UK, but they would, however, remain open for children of key workers. Therefore, this means that the ability to teach at home during the Coronavirus outbreak has become a necessity for teachers to plan for, as well as offering eLearning solutions for children to […]
Here at Seymour & Lerhn, we champion the fact that more women are needed in tech and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics ) roles. In honour of celebrating International Women’s Day, we’ve asked our female employee’s about their experience working in the tech sector, to hopefully encourage more women into tech careers. Charlie Power […]
Whilst considering how VR can help education, it’s key to know that education has always been at the base of a healthy society, as the transfer of knowledge has been a priority for people. We are constantly looking for ways to make the transfer of knowledge quicker, easier and more effective. Times have changed with […]
With the Government expected to further back the use of EdTech in schools, following a £10m investment into EdTech in 2019, we look at how schools could implement the use of virtual reality (VR) and VR headsets in the classroom. We’ve researched several ways in which you could make use of VR or VR headsets […]
Drumroll, please… We’re excited to announce that we’re exhibiting at the Schools and Academies Show Birmingham, taking place on the 13th – 14th November 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham, where we will be exhibiting at stand B23. Why should I attend The Schools and Academies Show? The Schools and Academies Show provides a platform for the education […]
Technology is deeply embedded in the future of the education system, in the UK and around the world. 91% of school administrators say effective use of EdTech is critical to their mission of high student achievement, however at the same time support for children with special educational needs ‘in crisis’. In order to counter this, […]
Despite what you may think, virtual reality (VR) is not a new concept. This article will provide an insight into the history of VR, misconceptions, and practical uses in the past, present, and future. So sit down, have a drink, and prepare to be enlightened! Discover how Seymour & Lerhn are utilising VR in the […]
The war against tech waste is on. This year, the amount of e-waste generated globally is expected to reach 50m tonnes. Currently, 45% of UK waste electrical goods are recycled, with 80% of it going overseas. By 2020, at least 85% will have to be recycled, however this could change post-Brexit. Yet here we are, […]
Classic classroom teaching styles aren’t suited to everyone, especially those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Children with autism can experience difficulties communicating, have different sensory needs and often have a need for routine. As part of Autism Awareness Week, we’re highlighting the benefits of introducing technology to the classroom, to assist with learning […]
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