I was really excited when I found out that Apple TV would allow wireless mirroring of the iPad. I was rather less excited when I discovered that Apple Tv only had an HDMI out option.
Connect your iPad to VGA
Most Schools in the UK still have VGA projectors for their whiteboards. So it would […]
Teachers often ask me about ways to mirror their iPad2 to their Whiteboard. There are a few ways to do this, One is Using Apple TV, a great tool but this can be a bit of a faff because you need to buy an extra cable. In some cases your classroom will have a VGA […]
Many teachers have been reporting to me that they are having issues with their Apple TV’s.
Usually the cause of this is that they are getting the devices delivered to their School and trying to set it up in their classrooms.
By default most U.K Schools have a p r o x y server filtering […]
I have been thinking about creating a set of iPad tutorials for a while now, Tonight I finally made my first one. A really simple how to locate apps tutorial. The first of many to come. Please leave a comment.
Working with Sandford Hill Primary as one of our RTC bases. We are getting the students to create Learning Journals of their term. Students will capture relevant media for the project using MacBooks, and Flip Cams.
Their journals will be composed primarily on Pages . The students have been using Macbook computers […]
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 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 […]
Over the last few weeks I have delivered both Photoshop CS and Dreamweaver CS Training to groups of Teachers across the country.
The Heritage School in Clowne, Derbyshire required Photoshop training. working with a local agency I delivered an Introductory course which brought great feedback.
On Wednesday 23rd March I delivered a full day’s […]