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Curriculum ICT related activities

Book Creator for Chrome- A Game Changer For Chromebooks

In my opinion Book Creator is the most versatile and powerful iPad app available in the primary classroom. It’s now available to use through the Chrome browser. This means that it can be used on PCs, Macs and Chromebooks. I’ve … Continue reading

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Killinghall Digital Leaders get busy!

Last week I visited Killinghall Primary school to talk to their digital leaders. I was warmly met by Halimah, Elizah, Romaisa, Zara, Zuhayr, Hasnain and Mr Beaumont. The children attended Day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy in October … Continue reading

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Digital Leader visit Burley Oaks Primary

I recently visited Burley Oaks Primary school to talk to their Digital Leaders. I was enthusiastically met by Daniel, Gracie, Zach, Megan S, Megan R and Ms Archer. The children attended Day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy in … Continue reading

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Digital Leader visit St William’s Catholic Primary

Last week I visited St William’s Catholic Primary school to talk to their digital leaders. I was warmly met by Nicholas, Musa, Hannah, Harry, Wiki, Reece and Mrs Battersby. The children attended day one of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy … Continue reading

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Life in ‘Likes’

Last week saw the release of the Life in ‘Likes’ report from the children’s commissioner, this report explores how children aged 8 – 12 use social media in their lives and what impact this can have on their well-being. It … Continue reading

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Messenger Kids

  Facebook has brought out a safe app that is aimed at the under 13s and allows them to use a Facebook like environment in a safer and controlled way Messenger Kids is a free video calling and messaging app … Continue reading

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Advent Calenders

These are 2 examples of Advent calendars created in Scratch by Y6 pupils Sienna-Rose and Dylon at St Columbas Catholic Primary School. You can see more here Also try  our Code Club Christmas Chat bots here  

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Hour of Code 4-9 December 2017

The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. The 2017 Computer Science Education Week will be December 4-10, but you can host an Hour of Code all year round. Computer Science Education Week is held annually … Continue reading

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Seesaw

We have recently started using Seesaw with KS2 pupils in a Bradford 2 form entry school Seesaw is a free multimedia journal that allows pupils to showcase what they’re learning at school. Throughout the school year, Seesaw builds an organised, … Continue reading

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Create Virtual Reality Environments With Your Class

    Virtual Reality has been one of the biggest areas of technology growth in the last year. Many schools have benefitted from a visit from Google Expeditions to try out Virtual Reality in the classroom. Whilst viewing virtual reality … Continue reading

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