Category: Tablets

Greenscreening for schools

Greenscreening for schools

The ‘magic’ of greenscreening or Chroma key has been available for schools for a long period of time. There are a number of products that can be used to produce some fantastic effects. These effects are widely used on TV, movie and games...

Google Play for Education at BETT 2015

Google Play for Education at BETT 2015

I enjoyed my first trip to BETT in three years last week. I followed the advice of BETT veterans (Betterans? Maybe not) and made a list of some things I wanted to find out about before I went. Top of the list was...

Mirroring Android Displays to PC – 2014 Update.

Mirroring Android Displays to PC – 2014 Update.

Back in 2013 I wrote this guide for mirroring Android tablets on a PC so they can be seen on a whiteboard. This involved a rather long-winded installation of a paid program on the PC and a free app on the android tablet....

Tablet only teaching?

Tablet only teaching?

How much of the Bradford Computing Scheme of work can be delivered on iPads? When it come to tablets to use in school the choice has to be the iPad. Although some Android tablets are technically every bit as good as iPads there just isn’t the range...

Animation on hand held devices.

Animation on hand held devices.

As part of the Bradford ICT scheme of work pupils should get the chance to create animations. Simple on screen ones in key stage one, progressing to stop motion animation in key stage two. This has always been a tricky area for teachers...