I just thought I would quickly blog about my new favourite thing as a lot of people have been asking for copies of them. I have created PDF versions of the mats which you can download below. I saw the idea of using Ditty and Aurasma to create interactive, augmented reality mats on Lee Parkinson's … Continue reading Augmented Reality Mats as inspired by ICT Mr P!
This week saw the start of our NTLT Primary iTunes U project. Having used iTunes U myself for training, and after hearing Abdul Chohan speaking at an Apple Event, I can see the potential of how iTunes U could be used in a primary setting. We have created a group of 5 schools who have … Continue reading Primary iTunes U… it begins!
When trawling through the #ADE2015 hashtag (more on that later), I came across mylistofapps.com. I am often asked when I go into schools about what apps I would use for different topics or subjects, so jumped at the chance of creating my own 'List of Apps' that I can refer people to. So here is … Continue reading mylistofapps.com
This year, as schools are beginning their new school year, the opportunity to create a class blog has never been more relevant. Blogging is such a great tool to engage children, giving them a real purpose and audience for their writing. Blogging is so adaptable and blogs can be used in a range of different … Continue reading Back to School Blogging
Now we are at the end of the school year, it is only really now that I am able to reflect on what has happened this year - and wow, what has happened! Starting my role as eLearning Lead Teacher, I never thought in a million years that I would have had the opportunities and … Continue reading All things Apple – my Apple journey so far…
I thought I would start off with my favourite app that I have found since starting my role. Seesaw is an amazing app allows you to create your own free ePortfolios that parents can view and engage with. Whether you have 1 device in your classroom, a class set, iPad, Android or Web based access, … Continue reading App Top Trumps – SeeSaw
Well, where do I begin?! This was the week that was #RTCFever. On Tuesday, we had our official launch of North Tyneside Learning Trust's Apple Regional Training Centre. We welcomed over 80 people to Stephenson Memorial Primary School, where the RTC is based, for a 4 hour event which culminated in a fabulous TeachMeet at … Continue reading The week that was #RTCFever!