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Keynote and Remote App for slick iOS presentations

16 October 2012

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I’ve been using an ipad for my assemblies and presentations in school for a while, having ditched powerpoint and laptop. Why I hear you ask? Well, quite simply I love the fact that I can dash into a room/hall and be set up within seconds – not having to wait for a system to boot or […]

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Thinglink – Create interactive images in the classroom

7 September 2012

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Thinglink is a great tool for creating interactive images that can be used in the classroom. It is really straight forward, non fuss approach to authoring –  create an account, upload an image and start tagging it with pinmarks. The pins are links to websites, images, videos or sound clips and you can select from […]

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Great source of iPad PE Apps

11 March 2012

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Anyone wanting a great source of iPad Apps to use with their PE department should go and take a look at the fantastic work that Mr Robbo has done on his website http://thepegeek.com/apps/  He has created a fantastic resource for the PE teacher wanting to get the most out of iOS technologies in the PE curriculum […]

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Enhancing student feedback by using the reviewing functions in Word

18 January 2012

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A colleague at work has prompted me to quickly put this post together after asking about how the use of Word can be extended in giving written feedback to students. As a result of the discussion we had, this was the screencast I have put together. This simple use of Word can really have a […]

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Review of E-Safety Resources from www.learningcurve.info

19 April 2009

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Securing students online safety is paramount, students today are digital natives but here’s the catch – they’re really the first generation of digital natives, with no prior generation to pass down their knowledge, skills and expertise as in any other indigenous culture. Their parents may know a little about online life and its pitfalls, teachers […]

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Creating engaging E-content for students

11 February 2009

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I came across a really interesting web 2.0 application yesterday that has loads of potential for use in and outside of the classroom to support students and their learning. The service has only just launched and is currently going through a public beta test, it is called Xtranormal and basically creates movies that are hosted […]

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Event Elephant

10 February 2009

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I am always looking at developing systems that can enhance the schools ability to work with wider community groups. Back before Christmas we were approached by the SSaT to see if we would like to trail a new online event management service – EventElepant. I am not going to go into huge detail here now […]

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