#Appvent Calendar Day Eighteen – Swift Playgrounds from @lcoffeeprincel

Welcome to Day Eighteen of the 2020 Appvent Calendar! Swift Playgrounds is one of the best applications for teaching coding. This month the global community […]

Ten MORE things every educator should be able to do with their iPad

A few years ago I wrote a post which signalled a solid baseline level of ten things every teacher should be able to do with […]

Oracy in the curriculum and how technology can help

There’s no getting away from it, oracy is an essential skill. It is something that can be taught and there’s a pretty firm evidence base […]

Junior High Distance Learning Students Use the Latest Technology to Express Their Original Ideas

The students in Tsai Hsing’s distance learning think that learning with the iPads is the best. Most everyone in modern society loves using smartphones and […]

Introducing, #OneSmallClip

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to attend the ADE Academy 2017, in London, UK. It was certainly interesting to be in attendance as […]

Apps in Action: Using Quizlet to Aid Memory and Assess

“(Factors with the strongest evidence of improving pupil attainment) identifying common misconceptions… using strategies like effective questioning and the use of assessment” Sutton Trust, 2014 […]

Research: Can blogging improve writing?

Writing for a specific audience is considered an important literacy skills for students. The DfE cites research evidence that teaching students to write for a […]

CPD: Why I am a fan of Apple Teacher

I’ve (unfortunately) somewhat neglected my blog over the past 12 months or so. I decided at the start of 2017 to start writing posts here […]

5 ways to use Adobe Spark Video in the classroom

Regular readers of my blog and those who have seen me speak know how much I love a decent app to support learning. A staple […]

Investing in apps? Ensure you get a bang for your buck!

The App Store launched in 2008 and revolutionised the way consumers use their iOS devices by allowing them to download and use third party applications. […]

Apps in Action: Capturing Ideas with Post-It Plus

The humble Post-it note is a staple in many classrooms around the world. It’s a great way to quickly and easily capture your students thoughts […]

Apps in Action: Creating engaging presentations with Adobe Slate

For me, one of the best things about using mobile technology in the classroom is that it allows users to create and share amazing content […]

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