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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 […]

Whatever it Takes, reading initiative conference

| November 10, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Whatever it Takes, the Leicester city-wide reading initiative, is hosting its 3rd annual conference year of using ICT to inspire learning and creativity, with an emphasis and reading and writing. ICT to Inspire – will be held on 25th February 2014 at Leicester City Football Club along with Feedback and Reflective Session, 4th June, venue […]

Geography IQ

| November 7, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Which country has the smallest land mass? Which has the youngest population? The GeographyIQ rankings pages rank countries and territories by more than 50 geographic, demographic, & economic criteria. What is the capital of Belarus? What languages are spoken in Afghanistan? What time is it in Buenos Aires? How’s the weather in Taipei in May? […]

Comment Bubble ~ notes on videos

| November 6, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

With Comment Bubble, you can experiment with adding, and gathering, thoughts on videos. Useful in a flipped classroom maybe, or when studying a film in detail.

“No Strings Attached!” Epsom, Surrey

| November 6, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

“No Strings Attached!” a Babcock Education Event at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey. So, a fast paced canter, no, gallop, though just some of the digital delights available in this remarkable day and age. Thinking of going mobile? Which tablet/device should you use? What about ‘Bring your own..’? Can it be done safely? Is it cost […]