Codemoji – Changing the Classroom Coding Landscape

First and foremost:  What is Codemoji? Codemoji demystifies coding and gives students hands-on experience building web pages, animations and much more.  The “emoji” part of Codemoji is exactly that, a set of emojis that function and work like real HTML, CSS and JavaScript tags.  Emojis are added together to build a website, and this gets …

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An amazing, online, writing tool (and it’s free)!

I recently stumbled upon StoryBird - a website in which digital picture books can be created. I tried it out in school, and the results were amazing.  The children were really proud of the writing they had done. Have a look at my video walk-through of the site: Have a go! Let me know how …

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7 Websites – Fantastic For Writing Prompts

I really enjoy teaching children to write, but finding new ways to inspire them to think creatively is always a challenge. Luckily, there are many online resources which can be a real support.  Have a look at my video walk-through to see my favourite 7: Here are the links which will take you directly to …

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Guest Post: A Revolution In Language Practice

  Language learning has become faster, easier and more fun, with the introduction of guidance algorithms in apps that make for conversation exchange with native speakers. In Singapore, October, 10, 2016 - Bilingua was designed to be a companion for users to enhance and enrich their language skills through conversation exchange. Bilingua connects people with …

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Let’s Start Coding!

If you’re an EdTech teacher, you’re likely thinking about teaching your students some coding. There are many options, but what do your students really need to learn and how can you integrate it into your classroom? The folks at Let’s Start Coding are here with the answer. They believe that real typed coding (not block …

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6 Ways to Add Video to Your Classroom with Animoto

Students relate to video -- it’s a growing part of how they share and how they absorb information. And if you’re looking for a good way to tap into that natural enthusiasm and understanding, it helps if you can communicate with video, too. That’s where Animoto comes in handy. What is Animoto? Animoto is a …

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