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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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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 a letter on each rounded feathered tummy!  When you click on a letter the chicken lays an egg

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...

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Key Stage 2 Writing Criteria

Revised criteria for assessment of writing – 2013.  Useful document for teacher assessment of writing at Key Stage Two.  Click the image below:    

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Gastronaut – inspiring children through graphical grossness!

An amusing, inspiring, gross and generally entertaining journey through some weird and wonderful ‘foods’.  Stefan Gates was very engaging at the Big Bang Science & Engineering Fair; he took the audience through his weird and wonderful experiences...

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Shared Writing – a great way to engage children

A great piece about shared writing.  Some great tips on keeping pupils focused and I particularly liked the ABC idea- pupils can ADD, BUILD UPON or CHALLENGE what has been written. Click on the image below to...

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Alien Buddies

Full of character and fun, this game based maths app is aimed at Preschool and Reception.  The design and characters are very appealing. All of these activities are introduced and played with the help of some quirky,...

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Love to Count

This Pirate Adventure is great fun and easy to use.  My son has been using it for about a year (since he was 3).  The theme engaged him and the questions were pitched at an excellent level:...

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Great Expectations – the power of the introduction

A visual and insightful clip about the power of a great introduction and Charles Dickens’ use of hands, in Great Expectations, to represent a number of themes.

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