STEM Festivities

STEM Festivities

As part of the “STEM festival” at school this week our Year 7 classes all had a session in their maths classes where they created “Mathematiclips” (stay tuned with that concept!!) An example: Equations with Angus Webster Creating...
Book Creator Page added

Book Creator Page added

There are heaps of apps for creating eBooks. After researching many of them, Book Creator app came out trumps! It is awesome and a page has been added with details of the app, a short review/tutorial, ideas for learning, as well as tips and tricks. Visit the page to...
Creating Content Workshop: Movie focus

Creating Content Workshop: Movie focus

We have an opportunity to present at the AIS ICT Integrators  conference in 2014 and then run a couple of table sessions where delegates move around the tables seeing what is going on and asking questions of students as they move around. The  link to the conference...
GreenScreening taster

GreenScreening taster

This week we have sessions with all year seven students exploring further content creation. The classes have been writing poems and they are going to open a pre-created keynote presentation in Explain Everything and then record their narration, annotations and...
Notability Page UPDATED and enhanced

Notability Page UPDATED and enhanced

Notability came out as the best note taking app after a lot of testing and trialling. Since then it has been used at scale and we can write a whole lot more about the app, what can be achieved, the positives and negatives. How it can be used in learning and now we...
iPad Mounts and Microphones

iPad Mounts and Microphones

A new page exploring different types of mounts and microphones for iPads has been added tot he blog. It has been built from an earlier post and now includes options for microphone stands along with more links and options. Through to the iPads: Mounts and Microphones...
Nearpod Page added

Nearpod Page added

NearPod is a great way to present with mobility and interactivity. It works across all platforms (iOS, Android, Windows and Web App) Presentations can be synchronised across devices and controlled by the presenter or be self paced “homework” exercises...
iPads Cons and Pros

iPads Cons and Pros

iPads are often thought of as a somewhat restricted device but the tool sets offered make them a very worthwhile and powerful tool. There are still a number of limitations in relation to iPads but the positives are certainly starting to outweigh the negatives. We have...
Notetaking and Documents with iPads

Notetaking and Documents with iPads

Walking around and having a look at how students are taking notes on iPads it is interesting to see the different ways that it is being done. The options for note taking and working on documents on an iPad are exciting.  Our Note Taking and Documents page in this blog...
Explain Everything Steps Up Again

Explain Everything Steps Up Again

Even better! We have posted about explain everything a couple of times as updates have come about. The app is superb for content creation and the latest updates are impressive again! Explain Everything is SUPERB, it is one of the best content creation apps there is!...