Last year to celebrate computer science week I created the 12 games of Christmas. Basically I created 12 different types of games on Scratch and each day recorded a video highlighting a key part of the coding. I also featured some of my students games using Twitter and the daily video. This year I’m going… Continue reading Computer Science Week – 12 Games of Christmas is back!
Canva might just be the biggest disruption to education since Google threw their hat in the ring and toppled Microsoft’s tools. I’ve used Canva for a long while, and I didn’t think for a moment it would have quite such an impact in the classroom but the progress made in the last 18 months, and… Continue reading 10 amazing ways to use Canva in your classroom
This week I came across the most incredible tool: cubical.xyz It is brand new and is basically a Minecraft world build editor that is entirely online and ENTIRELY free. The interface is a little tricky at first, particularly if you don’t have a mouse. The audience is not education, it is made for Minecrafters, but… Continue reading 3D Modelling Minecraft Style – without Minecraft – for FREE!
As part of our Year 5 unit “Breaking News. Spread the Word” we spend time looking at how digital technology can help create different elements of Multimedia. We recently looked at audio, and whilst we could spend months on just this one topic, we tried to pullout some quick tools that would empower students to… Continue reading Multimedia – Audio – Chromebook Tools – Audio Capture
I am continuing to share on this blog more great tips and updates as we all continue on this journey! Rivet – Google for Education During school closures, it can be extra tough to be there for our children who need extra support in their learning. Google continue to improve on their offerings to help… Continue reading Daily Tech Tidbits #13
I am continuing to share on this blog more great tips and updates as we all continue on this journey! GooseChase EDU I came across this from the wonderful Cult Of Pedagogy blog in January, and when I considered new and interesting tools for the current closure – this came back into my mind, particularly… Continue reading Daily Tech Tidbits #12
I am continuing to share on this blog more great tips and updates as we all continue on this journey! Google Meet Multiscreen Grid / Gallery View A big debate at the moment in our school of whether to switch to Zoom, or stick with Meet. This feature created by someone who isn’t Google, just… Continue reading Daily Tech Tidbits #11
I am continuing to share on this blog more great tips and updates as we continue on this journey! Celebrities So as the western world struggles through lockdown, more celebrities are taking to offering what they can to support families. Of course as one does it, the others start to copy, so expect many more.… Continue reading Daily Tech Tidbits #10
I am continuing to share on this blog more great tips and updates as we continue on this journey! Google Meet Google are always updating their education apps (frustratingly for us teachers doing tutorials!) but this one is great: No pesky kids kicking you out anymore! A great new addition. Puts it back into contention… Continue reading Daily Tech Tidbits #9
Each day, whilst the school is closed, I have been sending daily tips and advice to our staff to support with their online learning provision. Sometimes it is in response to common questions, and sometimes it is just great tips and tools. I’ve decided to share them in light of the ongoing global impact of… Continue reading Daily Tech Tidbits #8
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