A great maths game, perfect for early years.

There are a lot of educational apps and games in the App Store and a great maths one is Dora is counting to 10. Children can learn the numbers 1 to 10 while playing a game with Dora, a clever mouse. The game is inspired by the “Hejny method” of teaching mathematics. This method says: Do you … Continue reading A great maths game, perfect for early years.

Conquering the EdTech World with GoConqr.

What exactly is GoConqr? In case you haven’t yet heard of it, GoConqr is a social learning network with more than 2.5 million users worldwide, mostly students and teachers. Unlike other platforms, our tools are designed to put learners at the heart of learning, empowering them to create their own study resources or find what … Continue reading Conquering the EdTech World with GoConqr.

Share and collaborate the easy way with Padlet.

Padlet is a superb tech tool in which a virtual 'wall' can be set up by a teacher and then the class can post and share ideas on it.  Comments can be made and collaboration becomes simple. How does it work? Watch my YouTube video tutorial to find out the basics: How did I use … Continue reading Share and collaborate the easy way with Padlet.

Form+: A Data Collection Tool For Educators.

With an intuitive and user-friendly form builder, Form+ is a service that allows you collect data (including files) easily using web forms. Data is stored in your Google Drive and you always have access to it. You can also easily share this data with other collaborators easily. Files of all types and sizes can be uploaded … Continue reading Form+: A Data Collection Tool For Educators.

How tech encouraged creativity in one of my students.

Our class topic was 'Coasts' and the students certainly enjoyed learning all about their features. I was really pleased when a student, in his own time, used an online game to further his knowledge and creative skills. At home, he used the game 'The Sandbox' to make his own coastlines, complete with different features he had learnt … Continue reading How tech encouraged creativity in one of my students.