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Melon – turning focus into something measurable, understandable, and improvable.
It’s always great to look back 20 years or...
So if you dug through the earth where would you be?
Just like in the cartoons if you dug down...
Essential Anatomy
Like its free sibling, Essential Skeleton, which focusses on...
Essential Skeleton
This app, which has been designed from the ground...
Challenge Chalk and Talk – Vive Le Video
Long gone are the days of chalk and talk,...
Grammar, punctuation & spelling – Specimen SATs Questions
With 11 year olds taking new SATs this week...
We all need a coach – how comfortable are you with feedback?
The TED series of talks and their website is...
iPads in the classroom – dipping a toe in the digital potential
New technology surrounds us; our lives are now managed...
The BETT Awards – a worthy winner demonstrates the art of the possible in app design
The use of apps in education is an important...
The Ubiquity of Apps – An Opportunity in Education
It’s difficult to think about a world without apps,...

Archive for May, 2013

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Monday, May 20th, 2013

Melon – turning focus into something measurable, understandable, and improvable.

It’s always great to look back 20 years or so and see what TV technology shows were predicting for the future.  It usually brings a smile to your face as you watch a flying car, or a mobile communication device that can fit in your hand! There will soon be the equivalent of more than

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

So if you dug through the earth where would you be?

Just like in the cartoons if you dug down from where you are now, through the centre of the earth, where would you reappear? So how many of you know the answer? The smart answer is that...

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Essential Anatomy

Like its free sibling, Essential Skeleton, which focusses on the human skeleton, this app allows the user to select and fly through the skeleton.  In addition it includes 6 additional systems which can be built up or...

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Essential Skeleton

This app, which has been designed from the ground up for the iPad, provides an interactive 3D skeleton that the user can fly through.  You can zoom in and rotate around it either as a whole skeleton...

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Challenge Chalk and Talk – Vive Le Video

Long gone are the days of chalk and talk, five days a week.  Knowledge acquisition is not just about being told; being shown is vital.  Students must experience their learning through their senses.  In order to keep...

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Grammar, punctuation & spelling – Specimen SATs Questions

With 11 year olds taking new SATs this week in grammar, punctuation & spelling, the government has released a specimen paper. The new test is made up of a 45-minute grammar test and a separate 15-minute spelling...

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

We all need a coach – how comfortable are you with feedback?

The TED series of talks and their website is a great repository of short insights which millions of us think is of value.  So what could be a carry across to the world of teaching from this?...