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My iStick, a review

Published on March 9th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

I was contacted by MyiStick following my presentation at Liz Allton’s TeachMeet Solihull and a recommendation from Liz. Further to a conversation, they said they’d be happy to send me one of their iSticks. Now, if you ... Read More


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Capita SIMS Teacher App

Published on March 7th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

Now I don’t know if you remember the old SIMS Teacher App for iOS, but honestly, it was somewhat dire. I have been fortunate to get my hands on a demo copy of the new Teacher App and ... Read More



Learning with Lego

Published on March 7th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

I love Lego and as a teacher I love learning with Lego too. I love it even more because I can now buy it with the excuse of buying it for my boys. I’ve used it ... Read More

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Digital Leader Showcase

Published on March 5th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

On April 23, Sheli Blackburn and I will be hosting a Digital Leader Showcase event which will simultaneously be broadcast live on YouTube via Google Hangouts on Air. Schools and their Digital Leaders are invited to ... Read More



LaunchPad for iOS, royalty free music creation

Published on March 4th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

LaunchPad for iOS is simply awesome. I use it all the time. Honestly, I use it more for recreation than I do education but I see and hear about teachers wanting to have access to good ... Read More



Educator spotlight on Mat Pullen

Published on March 4th, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

Now it might sound like this post is a bit of a pat on the back for a mate (well in some ways I guess it is) but I really wanted to put the spotlight on someone ... Read More


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How to use Decide Now App for iOS #appaday

Published on March 3rd, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

Decide Now is a popular random picker that can be used for lots of reasons in the classroom and is pretty popular. Many people often ask me how to add in your own choices, so I ... Read More



The Power of the Visual for learning

Published on March 2nd, 2015 | by Mark Anderson

Visuals are so powerful. Carl Hendrick wrote recently about motivational posters recently here and I tend to agree when they’re used out of context, however I think visualisations can be a great learning tool, particularly when ... Read More

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