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The Shape of Things to Come… Augmented Reality and Learning

The problem with many leading-edge learning technologies is that the cost of adoption is so great only large corporations, the military or research programmes can afford them. However the last … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Charity launches gaming app to boost maths skills | BBC News

School maths leaves too many young people unprepared for the work and for running their lives, the charity National Numeracy says. A maths charity hopes its new mobile gaming app … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

19 Great Tools to Create Educational Infographics | Teachers Tech Workshop

Source: 19 Great Tools to Create Educational Infographics | Teachers Tech Workshop

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

ShakeItUp – Mixital

‘ShakeItUp’ lets you remix the work of the Bard. Cast a scene, give it your own spin and invent new endings. Get creative with Shakespeare. ShakeItUp is part of the Shakespeare … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dendrite launches Bloodhound Supersonic Car Ed App for students

Those clever people at the Dendrite Learning platform have just launched the first official Bloodhound SSC Education App. Available on iOS and Android here: http://bit.ly/BH_Edu_App Test your knowledge on the … Continue reading

May 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bloom’s Taxonomy – Digital Pathways

This is an incredibly useful summary on how to apply digital resources to scale Bloom’s Taxonomy. Thank you to our friends at Educator’s Technology for their work in compiling this. … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Revise on the go with the new Bitesize app | BBC Bitesize

The new BBC Bitesize app is now available to download on your mobile phone for free (iOS and Android). Whether you’re studying GCSEs, Nationals or Highers, we’ve broken down your … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Free Templates to Create Newspapers and Magazines

Source: Google Docs Newspaper Templates Source: Blank Newspaper Templates | PaperZip Source: Editable Newspaper Powerpoint Template | Presentation Magazine Source: Newspaper Templates Primary Resources | Twinkl Source: Newspaper Templates | … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Apps to Support Diverse Learners in the Classroom | Edutopia

Apps can help diverse learners by gamifying their tasks, coaching them on social cues, prioritizing their time, strengthening their math skills, and sharpening their language abilities, and are a terrific and … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · 1 Comment

Human Anatomy Resources

ETML have curated a collection of the most popular apps in for studying anatomy. These apps will particularly help students explore the human body through 3D  graphics and interactive content. (Please note … Continue reading

January 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

3 Google Scholar Tips Every Student Should Know About | ETML

The strength of Scholar lies in the numerous hidden features that are usually overlooked by many students. These features enable you to conduct smart and targeted search queries that can … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

10 New Educational Tools for Teachers | ETML

This month’s series of New EdTech Tools and Apps for Teachers features some interesting tools to use in your teaching. Some of the things you can do with these applications … Continue reading

December 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Wonderful Tool to Help Students Easily Design Their Own Games | ETML

  Gamester Mechanic is a gaming platform where students get to learn how to design their own games. It features three main components to engage students in game-based learning: the … Continue reading

December 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Great Resource for Downloading Ready-Made Charts and Diagrams to Use in Class | ETML

Chart Chooser from Juice Labs offers a wide variety of pre-made charts that you can download and use for free. These include: Pie chart, Bullet bar chart, line chart, bubble … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

News, updates and insights from LEGO Education UK

Bookmark for more fascinating and engaging content: News, updates and insights from LEGO Education UK Blog

October 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

LEGO Education for Primary Schools – StoryStarter

LEGO® Education StoryStarter is the helping hand that kick-starts pupils’ creativity and boosts their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills at Key Stages 1 and 2. Pupils work together to … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

10 Excellent Google Drive Apps Teachers Should Try This School Year | ETML

Those lovely folk at ETML have gathered a selection of some of the best educational Google Drive apps to use in your instruction. All of these apps have been covered … Continue reading

September 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chemio – A Student’s Chemical Reference

Chemio is an interactive app exploring the Periodic Table… Download the Chemio app in iTunes for £1.49, or Chemio Lite for free. Via ETML: A Great Interactive Periodic Table for … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Leonardo Da Vinci: Anatomy

I used to teach a History of Medicine course as part of the UK School Council History Project. Within it I would cover the work of Leonardo Da Vinci in … Continue reading

August 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Design Made Easy – Canva

Looking for a web-based tool to create your own great-looking graphics? Canva gives you everything you need to easily turn ideas into stunning designs. Create designs for web or print: … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Two Templates to Create Faux Facebook Pages

Via ETML, these are two Google Docs templates created by Derrick Waddell that students can use to create Facebook pages for famous literary characters or historical figures. This is an … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios | Edutopia

Some useful (and free!) tools for creating digital projects and portfolios, shared by Dave Guymon at Edutopia: 4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios | Edutopia

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Maths Apps for Primary Schools

I was very taken with these Maths apps – they do some great conceptual work in primary schools. For more details and links to the apps, visit ETML: 10 Useful … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Anki – Powerful, Intelligent Flashcards

In the article referenced in our previous post, Aisling Brown writes passionately about the strengths of the Anki software in creating edtech resources, specifically in relation to language learning. Anki is … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Five iPad Apps for Running Surveys and Polls

ETML have compiled a list of survey and polling apps which have a wide range of applications in the classroom. You can view their full list here, together with links … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Repurposing Online Images for Teaching

When I first started teaching in 1980, the height of information technology was a device called a Banda Machine. This involved making a master copy of a written resource on … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Generating Word Clouds to Engage Learners

I’m not usually one for endorsing specific software unless I’ve tried it, but I came across this and thought it might be of interest. It is a range of products … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment