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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An All-in-one Tool to Assist Student Learning from Every Angle

When searching for tools to enhance learner productivity, I stumbled upon Creativity 365. I wanted to find an all-in-one set of tools that suited every student and would enable them to develop their own strengths and interests.   What is Creativity 365? Creativity 365 aims to streamline teamwork and boost efficiency by offering a range of …

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A simple but powerful website, perfect for geography lessons

Recently, there has been a lot of talk online about the world map as we know it; not being entirely accurate.  Read more about this by clicking here.   How can we explain this to our pupils? I looked online and stumbled upon this fantastic website.  It is called Thetruesize.com and it allows you to directly …

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What is STEM and what is STEAM?

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. Why are they important? Looking to the future, many countries have realised that these are the core areas of development and need to be focused upon in schools.  The subjects can be taught discretely, however often a cross-curricular …

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Learn to program games using Python on a Raspberry Pi with Code Angel.

Launched yesterday on Kickstarter, Code Angel is a completely new way to learn to code. Code Angel comes on a Raspberry Pi computer and teaches the principals of computer programming in Python using a series of 12 game development projects. Each Code Angel game project includes the full Python source code, graphics and audio required …

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10 Great Websites For Creating Graphs and Charts

Graphing is an important skill for children to learn.  They must be taught how to construct charts manually, however, when this is not the main focus of a lesson, a tech tool is very useful.  They certainly make more time for focus on the analysis and discussion of data. Here are 10 excellent websites/apps that make graphing in …

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