Today's schools are barely recognisable to adults who went to school in a different era. Grandmother Denise Mills and education reporter Simon Collins spent two days in a Year 4 "modern learning space" to report first-hand on the new world. Today: learning on devices.

Grandmother Denise Mills says she can keep up with her grandchildren's learning - but only up to about Year 7.

Mills, 67, retired from paid work last year so that she can look after granddaughters Katie, 12, and Mya, 6, after school until their parents get home from work.

The children bring their homework home on


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