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TinkerCAD ~ Mind to 3D design, in minutes

| November 4, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Tinkercad is an easy-to-use tool for creating digital designs that are ready to be 3D printed into physical objects. Users are guided through the 3D design process through ‘Lessons’, which teach the basics, before moving on to more complex modeling techniques. Tinkercad uses WebGL, a new 3D web standard. It works best with Google Chrome […]

The Raglan Schools, Enfield ~ Day 2

| November 4, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

The Raglan Schools, a Federation of Raglan Infant School and The Raglan Junior School. Thank you to head teacher, Martin Kelsey, and the staff, yesterday, for coming with us on a whistle stop tour of a huge amount of digital delights, some old, some brand, spanking new, and for thinking about how they can be […]

Noisli

| November 3, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Noisli is another simple, but really effective, ambient soundtrack creator. Use the basic graphic interface to manipulate the range of sounds, building an atmosphere for use in descriptive narrative, or setting an atmosphere in a room. Try the Ambient Mixer for a more complex version of a similar concept. You might also experiment with Go […]

The Raglan Schools, Enfield ~ Day 1

| November 3, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

INSET Day at The Raglan Schools, a Federation of Raglan Infant School and The Raglan Junior School, in Bush Hill Park, Enfield, Greater London. Since federation, the schools have been working hard to work closely together creating common policy and practice to ensure that we over a seamless learning journey from Nursery through to Year […]

Typing Web

| November 2, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Teaching typing is crucial, but, often, forgotten. TypingWeb is completely free. Whether you need to teach 1 student, or 100,000 students, the free Teacher Portal allows full administration and management of student accounts. Create, track, group, & manage all your students from your browser.

Kaizena

| October 24, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Thanks to Shireen for the nudge towards Kaizena, which she is going to use as a feedback tool with her students this year (especially for a writers workshop). Kai·zen:A Japanese philosophy of continuous improvement. … Save time while providing high quality feedback on student work.

Downsview Community Primary, Swanley ~ Day 2

| October 24, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Great, to be back for a second day, and a day of INSET, at Downsview Community Primary School, Swanley, joined by colleagues from St Mary’s C of E VA Primary, Hextable Primary, West Kingsdown CE Primary, Amherst School,  High Firs Primary, St Paul’s CEP School and Horizon Primary Academy. A huge thank you again to […]

EICE 2015: 26th ~ 27th February 2015, Manchester Central

| October 23, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

EICE ~ 26th – 27th February 2015, Manchester Central Education Innovation Conference and Exhibition (EICE) is an annual event designed to help education professionals integrate innovation and technology into learning. Now in its third year, EICE provides visitors with the chance to get hands-on with the latest learning technologies and receive specialist advice on how […]

Quick Key ~ Multiple choice made easy

| October 23, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

The free version of QuickKey allows free unlimited instant mobile scanning and a simple quiz builder. No Internet is required to make, take, scan, or score a quiz.

Downsview Community Primary, Swanley ~ Day 1

| October 23, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Day of lessons, and training, at Downsview Community Primary School, Swanley, thanks to Duncan Edwards, Headteacher. We first met Duncan just before we visited Woodlands Junior School in 2009. Here, he thinks back, …and forward: OK, so let’s rewind to 2008 when I first met Tim Rylands and Sarah Neild. I was living a Headteacher’s […]