Children as authors

By | iPad | 3 Comments

In keeping with my plan to blog every day, here’s today’s post: I had the privilege of working at Huntingtree Primary School again last week; this time with the Year 5s who were in full swing with a week long celebration of books, reading and writing for #WorldBookDay, organised by…

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Learning with loops

By | Computing | 4 Comments

I loved catching up with the brilliant Steve Bunce at the Apple RTC Winter Conference last week at the Belfry. In his simply fab presentation about coding, he spent some time looking at a variety of ways in which you can use music to teach children about loops. In this…

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The scourge of in-App purchases

By | Morals | 3 Comments

I love technology. Lots of people make a lot of money from it. I get it too. Of course it is fair and right that companies make money from the software and hardware they develop. That’s business. What I think is deplorable however is companies that will give away their…

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How to use WordSwag for iOS

By | iPad apps | 3 Comments

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 allows for this is ‘WordSwag’. Normally I would be looking for the free option…

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