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Tenterden Rural Alliance Schools at Woodchurch CE Primary, Ashford, Kent ~ Day 1

| November 20, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

The first, of two days, working alongside the Tenterden Rural Alliance Schools. Today, at Woodchurch CE Primary, near Ashford, Kent. Our focus was on “Inspiring Writing. We set forth, on some daring adventures, in the world of words, our eyes firmly fixed on picking up those words, and juggling with them. Children, and staff, from […]


| November 19, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

examtime: A free online learning web-app where students and teachers can create, share and discover a large library of Mind Maps, Flashcards, Quizzes Notes & more.

EMBC Autumn Conference at Derby County FC iPRO Stadium, Derby

| November 19, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts 

Today at Derby County FC iPRO Stadium, Pride Park, Derby for the ‘embc Autumn Conference: enthusing and inspiring learners using ICT’ We explored, through our keynotes and workshops, how tech can enthuse and inspire and have an impact in the classroom. From British Pathe we have Alistair White who will talk about the amazing film […]

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 ~ Stand out. Be understood. Get results.

| November 14, 2014 | Add Your Thoughts “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 […]