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Latest news, case studies, benefits about Rockhaq

Interview: Paul Gibbs on school social gaming, points, rewards

June 2, 2012 |

To help students and teachers get to grips with the gaming, badges, points and rewards elements in Rockhaq, we’re posting an interview with one of our developers, Paul Gibbs. Paul is the brains behind a social gaming app we’re using called Achievements. Read More

Update: Over 70% of Students Write at Home

May 22, 2012 |

Boom! We’ve just done another full review of when our Rockhaq pilot students are logging in and a whopping 73% of you are now writing reviews on your blogs at home in your spare time. This is a 23% increase in four weeks and is pretty incredible stuff when most of you don’t need to be on here at all. Read More

Digital School Rewards: Tomorrow Comes Today

May 4, 2012 |

Soul goddess Nina Simone may have sung about the 22nd Century, but we’re still in the 21st century. And school rewards systems should involve more than stickers and badges, right? It may not be obvious at first glance, but rewarding students for their music reviews is one of the central features behind the Rockhaq school music journalism community.Read More

Rockhaq on SNC Student Radio Week

April 25, 2012 | 4

Team Rockhaq are pleased to say that Rockhaq founder Michelle Dhillon has been invited to make two appearances on SNC Radio as part of South Nottingham College’s Student Radio week. Read More

Rockhaq hits more BTEC Music Units

April 19, 2012 |

We’re super pleased to say that Rockhaq music review blogs have just been embedded into more Music teaching units, this time for Level 3 BTEC Music Technology students, at South Nottingham College. Read More

Benefits For BTEC Creative Media Students

April 13, 2012 |

What are the Creative Media students at South Nottingham College gaining from using Rockhaq blogs inside and outside of lessons? Find out and see how it has been embedded into Edexcel’s BTEC in Creative Media Production.Read More

Benefits for BTEC Media Students

March 29, 2012 |

We’re piloting the Rockhaq school music reviews blog with colleges in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. Here’s how it’s been embedded into the Media curriculum for Sports Journalism students at South Nottingham College.Read More

You Love Us! Your Feedback on Rockhaq

March 27, 2012 | 9

We’ve had some amazing comments and feedback from college students and teachers about the Rockhaq school music journalism community – and we’re sharing some of the feedback here with you now. Team Rockhaq is currently piloting our new music reviews social network and blog with a few colleges in Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire and although we haven’t asked schools for specific feedback yet, we have still received it from enthusiastic students and teachers anyway! Read More

School’s Out: Half Our Students Write At Home

March 15, 2012 |

Boom! Did you know that 50% of our pilot students are using Rockhaq in their spare time, outside of lessons and some are even writing music reviews on Friday nights and at the weekend?! Read More

Second Pilot College Confirmed

March 8, 2012 | 4

Another stop-press announcement to say that Team Rockhaq are very pleased to confirm details of our second Rockhaq pilot college for students to write music reviews this year. Read More