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I’m Astronaut

| November 18, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Thanks, again, to Kath Harris, Bracken Hill Special School, Nottinghamshire, for sharing the fun they have had with the free I’m Astronaut App Here is Sarah, heading out in to space! Take photographs, and send them off to explore the stars, and a black hole, or bounce around on the moon! Fun! (I’m Astronaut (FREE) […]

Zookazam and ZooAtlanta

| November 17, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Thank you to Kath Harris, for the nudge towards ZooKazam, which is free, at the moment, on the App Store This gorgeous Augmented reality app, brings wildlife to life on your desktop, even with rain or snow. Lots of amazing settings to explore. Their partners, Atlanta Zoo, have a free extension to the idea HERE

Present.me ~ Stand out. Be understood. Get results.

| November 14, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Present.me: “Powerful “in-person” communication because email and voicemail no longer cut through the noise”. Simple, fast, hassle free recording.

St Andrew’s CE Primary School, Oswaldtwistle ~ Day 2

| November 14, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

The second of our two, full-on, days at St Andrew’s CE Primary School, in Oswaldtwistle. After a great day with the staff yesterday, splattering them with a huge plethora of online methods of bringing lessons alive, we looked at the learning that flows from responding to a digital stimulus, and with a beam shining brightly […]

Onelook ~ search multiple dictionaries in interesting ways ~ ~ ~ ~ OUR 1000TH USEFUL AND INTERESTING POST ~ ~ ~

| November 13, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Type a word in to OneLook, and search many dictionaries at once. Also has a reverse dictionary and translations. If this is only useful to crosswords lovers, it’s a good start… OneLook goes beyond the basic definition search too. Their examples offer a glimpse in to some of the possibilties: bluebird Find definitions of bluebird blue* […]

St Andrew’s CE Primary School, Oswaldtwistle ~ Day 1

| November 13, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Great, to be invited to spend two, full-on, days at St Andrew’s CE Primary School, Springfield Street, in Oswaldtwistle, a town within the Hyndburn borough of Lancashire, England, on the course of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 3 miles east-southeast of Blackburn. Joining us today were colleagues from Peel Park Primary, St John with St […]

Ptable ~ Interactive periodic table

| November 12, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

The detail behind the development of Ptable, is remarkable. Ptable is a very well designed, interactive, periodic table, suitable for many platforms, with interesting links to web pages about each chemical element. As it is HTML, has no images and isn’t created using Flash, it is truly adaptable. Write-up windows can even be torn off […]

Foundation Phase Training, Ysgol Glan Gele Infant School, Conwy

| November 12, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

A Foundation Phase Training Day at Ysgol Glan Gele Infant School, Abergele, Conwy. A morning with children and colleagues and then an afternoon with just the adults. Thank you to Lynne Jones Foundation Phase Training and Support Officer and Julia Buckley Jones, Headteacher of Ysgol Glan Gele Infant School for coordinating today’s event. Thank you […]

Fotobabble

| November 11, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Fotobabble could be useful in an educational context, or a personal level. Instantaneously share your Talking Photos in three simple steps: 1. Snap or select a photo 2. Speak into your microphone to record your voice and/or enhance your photo with visual effects 3. Share via Facebook, Twitter or email. Interesting when creating feedback at […]

TitanPad

| November 10, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

There are quite a few “pads” to collaborate on texts. TitanPad is designed for collaboration on many platforms, but is also at home on iPads. Work, with others, simultaneously, on a single document. Get a space, on your own subdomain, & work away together, happily. A powerful tool. Note: access to pads is possible for […]