Why you should think about going gradeless
If you read educational blogs as much as we do, you’ll have noticed that the gradeless movement has officially arrived. But what exactly does it mean? Where did the gradeless movement come from? While not a new concept in teaching, going gradeless has received a renewed interest from teachers. The recent interest in going gradeless […]
Peer feedback for ESL classrooms 
Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) is both uniquely rewarding and challenging. Writing assignments for language learners can be daunting but even more so for the teachers marking them. It means hours spent correcting and giving feedback in hopes that students will recognize and learn from their mistakes. But this is often not the case as […]
Denmark: bikes, bakeries and back-to-school
I moved to Copenhagen 10 months ago with my boyfriend, who had been offered a job here. We packed up our East London flat, piling boxes of our hastily-gathered belongings into the back of a van whose driver promised to meet us in Denmark. We checked in 5 suitcases on our EasyJet flight, one of which […]
New office, new community, new friends!
Singularity University has just launched its second and biggest innovation hub outside its headquarters in Silicon Valley, and it is right here in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, under the name SingularityU Denmark. We are super proud to be among the first startups chosen to be a part of this new adventure. We have only been here four […]
Digifest17 Rewind
Last week David, our CEO, and Holly, our stellar Relationship Manager, headed to Digifest17. Here’s what they thought… Each conference we have been to has its strengths and for Digifest it’s definitely the people and the atmosphere. It was a little calmer and more relaxed which meant we had some amazing conversations with some pretty […]
Emerge Education’s Newest Cohort
Edtech to Watch in 2017 Emerge Education is an Edtech accelerator located in London. Peergrade had the pleasure of joining a cohort last year, read about our more about Emerge and last year’s cohort here. This year their cohort spans all different areas and age levels of education. Advances in edtech can be seen in all areas of […]
Digifest 2017 Preview
We are headed to Digifest this week and there is plenty to look forward to! Digifest is hosted by Jisc in Birmingham, England. If you couldn’t tell by the name, this 2-day conference is dedicated to digital technology, teaching, and learning. The program for this year’s Digifest is packed full of demos, panels, and talks. […]