Teachers…it’s summer time and the living should be easy!

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it one time or another.” Albert Camus   Teachers, term’s done Time to put away your planner (A leisurely long read for the summer holidays) We’d normally recommend our student planners, but you owe it to yourself and your students to take time […]

Progress vs. Grades

Blog 17 - Progress vs Grades - Milk Student Planner System

Progress vs. Grades Many schools across the UK are placing now more emphasis on individual student subject understanding as opposed to focusing purely on the achievement of certain grades. [divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”20″] SIMS has been accommodating this new trend with an assessment traffic light display. With these changes to the Progress Grids, teachers using […]

On apps vs. the mobile web experience

Blog 23 - Mobile - Milk Student Planner System

On apps vs. the mobile web experience The web has come a long way since the Netscape vs Internet Explorer ‘browser wars’ era of the late 1990s. Web browsers are now vastly more capable, and web designers and developers are constantly pushing the boundaries of the kinds of experiences that can be delivered through them. […]

Why Milk is definitely not a VLE

Blog 24 - VLE - Milk Student Planner System

Why Milk is definitely not a VLE Please forgive me if you’re a pedagogical technophile with a penchant for VLEs, for what I am about to tell you is only my personal opinion as the author of this blog post. OK… now with my disclaimer hopefully shielding me from the worst of any backlash, I’d […]