Green Screen Pages added

AS we move towards our staff PL day on Tuesday 7th October more content gets added to the blog. the latest offering is : GreenScreening – what, why, how! and Green Screen by Doink – including a fun 2min tutorial! Share this:TweetMoreEmailShare on...
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...
and then there was Google!

and then there was Google!

The pages for “Great Google Goodies” have now been added to the menus for the blog!! lots of fun stuff! The pages explore the features of each option and then explores how each option is used, and can be used in learning. The pages will always be in...
Twitter Page Added to Blog

Twitter Page Added to Blog

Twitter can be a superb tool for learning and professional development. It can also be really powerful in the classroom (and we will explore that soon!) For NOW the focus of this page is looking at a few Twitter basics; What, why, how! Twitter Basics: Most people...
Mobility In The Classroom

Mobility In The Classroom

Having tools that allow you to be untethered while still projecting make a massive difference as a presenter. These tools can be an aid for better classroom management as well as making it easier to keep a  check on student engagement. Mobility can also...
Handwritten Notes with iPads

Handwritten Notes with iPads

NOTE: The content of this post has now been moved to the “Notability” page where it will be kept up to date. THROUGH TO THE NOTABILITY PAGE Note taking takes many forms. Typed notes with diagrams, links and the like can easily be done with various great...
Base ICT use

Base ICT use

As it presently stands, technology enables a huge amount of innovative practice in education. There are some amazing application and uses for technology to really enhance the learning experience and is easily seen as a “value-add” BUT what does use of...

save, backup, upload!

Year 5 to 7 at Newington have iPads as their primary device so being able to save, backup, navigate, manage, access and upload files is very important! This post shows the content presented to the whole year 7 group to get everyone on the same page. It is a follow up...

Video creation debunked!

Access to filming and editing is so easy these days especially with iDevices. This tutorial will show you how to create videos including still photos, recorded video, titles, narration and background music and then share these to a PC, Mac, another iPad, YouTube etc....

Complete Introduction Cycle

We have completed one cycle of introducing teachers to the Canvas learning environment. The reception has been overhwhelming posivite. In fact, the only issues or resistance that came up was a fear of having to transfer content over, or the idea that this system would...