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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,...

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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 or using the menu select or remove various elements of the skeleton or individual bones.  By clicking on

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...

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

The BETT Awards – a worthy winner demonstrates the art of the possible in app design

The use of apps in education is an important area of innovation with many children getting access to their parent’s smartphones, tablets, and phablets.  Many schools are also looking at how these devices can be used in...

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Captain Duck

Jez Alborough is the master of rhyme; his stories are always engaging and fun.  Influences include A.A. Milne, Dr Seuss and one of my favourite rhymes – Albert and the Lion by Marriott Edgar. The coupling of...

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Going out with a Big Bang – inspiring the next generation to: heal, build, design, programme, & innovate

The Big Bang Fair proved to be a great inspiration.  The largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people in the UK certainly lived up to its explosive name. At school the subjects which...

Friday, April 5th, 2013

The Icky Mr Fox

A cheeky story with fun characters, this was a real hit!  Great contrast all the way through made for an engaging story. In a comforting fashion, the story started, with Mr Rabbit and Mr Mole drinking elderflower...

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Chicktionary HD

Initially purchased to help with my son’s word and letter knowledge, I am ashamed to say that the two adults in our house played it more than he did! A row of 7 chickens line up with...

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Grammar Wonderland (Elementary)

Age range: Years 3-6 Refreshing to see a grammar resource that is fun and engaging.  Characters take you on adventures, testing your grammar skills along the way.  Grammar Wonderland is a challenging game which covers grammar terms...

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Let’s get technical ~ let me hear your grammar talk!

Casting my mind back to the 1980s, I have been trying to remember how I was taught grammar and punctuation at school.  Learning by rote, times tables and Bond papers all featured but I can’t recall being...

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Paddington Bear

I was so delighted to find Paddington as an app.  The joy of this resource is that it hasn’t been tinkered with and is true to the original.  Michael Bond’s beautifully told story and R.W. Alley’s detailed and colourful...

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