Archive for November 22nd, 2012

Science360 for iPad

| November 22, 2012 | 0 Comments 

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science360 for iPad provides free, and easy, access to engaging science and engineering images and video.

Spectacular graphics are available, in high res, for download to your iPad. Via wifi, you can enjoy engaging, streaming video on a wide range of topics. Discover more with an in-app news feed.

Pan through content in the unique 360 view or find content via keyword with a simple two finger touch. A single touch, saves pictures & video, in app, to watch again. All round science.

Ysgol Gymraeg Penalltau, Ystrad Mynach, Wales

| November 22, 2012 | 9 Comments 

A joyous day at Ysgol Gymraeg Penalltau, in Ystrad Mynach South Wales, spending the morning with 60 pupils from Ysgol Gymraeg Penalltau and from the neighbouring schools:

Pupils travelling from Maes y Cwmmer PrimarySt James Primary and Ystrad Mynach Primary schools with their teachers & also colleagues from Rhiw Syr DafyddCwm Glas Infants School, Penllwyn Primary School, Hengoed Primary,  Coed Y Brain Primary, Ysgol Gymraeg Caerffili, Ysgol Gymraeg Cwm Derwen, Glyngaer Primary School, Twyn Primary, Ysgol Gymraeg Bro Allta & Libanus Primary.

Then an afternoon working with colleagues, exploring the ideas & tools used in the morning & experimenting further. We ended the day with a twilight, looking at many more ways to engage & motivate learners of all ages. Thank you to Andrea Woods, head teacher, Ysgol Gymraeg Penalltau, for inviting us to spend the day with her staff, colleagues from neighbouring schools & the pupils, adventuring in the world of words, & digital domains. Continue Reading