Teachers who use iPad are always looking for simple ways to allow students to upload their work to a cloud drive with plenty of storage space.
Dav-Pocket is a surprisingly simple WebDAV server which allows you access to Google Docs. When using Pages, Keynote & Numbers
CUPERTINO, California—February 16, 2012—Apple today released a developer preview of OS X Mountain Lion, the ninth major release of the world’s most advanced operating system, which brings popular apps and features from iPad to the Mac and accelerates the pace of OS X innovation. Mountain Lion introduces Messages, Notes, Reminders and Game Center […]
Week 1/2- Teacher Blog
As this group of children had not previously used the Macs, we introduced the MacBooks to the mixed Year 5 / 6 group and they were received very enthusiastically. We explained to the children some of the key differences between Macs and PC’s and then demonstrated how to capture […]
I am regularly asked whether schools should invest in Netbooks or iPads.
It’s a difficult question to address because my job dictates that I should keep my eye on advanced new technologies and disseminate that information to schools. iPads/tablets will eventually replace laptops completely but the question that remains is “Are Schools ready for the change”?
I have always got a pocket full of other people’s business cards. I can never find the one I want though.
Every now and again I resolve to get rid of the cards by adding them into Evernote. Evernote is a sort of cloud based Bookmarks database that you can access on multiple devices and […]
I am often asked by teachers who to host websites with at low cost. As websites tend to be quite time consuming to build and update. I am constantly looking around for affordable solutions that will suit Teacher needs.
There are many different solutions that will suit the differing needs of teachers. However, after attending […]
3D Gaming in the Classroom
3D computer games in schools provide a hugely stimulating way to learn.
MissionMaker allows students to create visually 3D rich worlds for first-person ‘Missions’ – complete with backdrops, animated characters, dialogue, music and video music. Students can:
Mission Maker has an extensive object library to create a unique game […]
Have you ever fancied doing some green screen (Chroma Key) video work in your school?
It is simply the process of replacing the existing background of a piece of video footage with an alternate image or video sequence.
Good examples of Chroma Keying in everyday life are News and Weather programs. News Readers often have […]
Do you fancy running a trial using iPod Touches or iPads in your school? I have lots of experience using both devices. Being an ‘Apple Distinguished Educator’ I am constantly working with some of the best and most innovative educators in Europe. Using iPods and iPads in classrooms is something that I do on […]
Using Kar2ouche software from Immersive Education, I introduce teachers or students to the suite of software for primary, middle and Secondary Schools. Kar2ouche has over 50 subject specific titles to choose from.
Regardless of what package you have […]