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SAMR is not a ladder

SAMR is not a ladder, a word of warning

Published on May 26th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

I’m as guilty as the next person for singing the praises of Puentedura’s SAMR model. I’ve blogged about it many many times, it’s included in my book ‘Perfect ICT Every Lesson’ too. Quite rightly so I ... Read More



Do superheroes cry?

Published on May 24th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

I had to tell my son off this morning. He’d been a bit naughty. He’d been put on the naughty step and sat there in his Spiderman costume, crying his eyes out. He’d been a bit naughty ... Read More



Like infographics? Love @Canva

Published on May 16th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

As an early adopter, I’ve been a big fan of Canva for some time. I’ve written about it a number of times, both using it as a tool within the browser version and as an iPad ... Read More

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How to use WordSwag for iOS

Published on May 15th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

Literacy is a big deal. One way that many teachers promote literacy in their classroom is through the use of technology to create good looking word resources to put on the wall. One such app that ... Read More

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low access, high challenge

Low access, high challenge

Published on May 13th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

The thing is, in education, for both students and teachers, using technology can be quite a complicated thing. Evangelists (where has that term come from?) can go on about the amazing features of devices and how ... Read More



My #TwitteratiChallenge

Published on May 12th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

If you haven’t read or heard about @TeacherToolkit’s #TwitteratiChallenge then click the link to find out about it. It is supposed to be a means to highlight five of the top people you follow – for me though, ... Read More


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Free tool for making notes alongside videos

Published on May 8th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

Have just stumbled upon a great free tool called Videonot.es. Essentially, you can load videos from lots of different online sites such as YouTube, Khan Academy, Vimeo, Coursera and more. As you work through the video ... Read More



#AppSmashLive episode 6

Published on May 2nd, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

Today saw episode 6 of the fun ‘App Smash Live‘ Google Hangout on Air that I’ve run a few times now. As ever I started by mentioning the importance of keeping App Smashing simple and powerful ... Read More

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