Tagged: iPads

Adobe Spark Apps in Grammar

Yesterday I had the pleasure of working with the year five children at Greengates Primary School. I wanted to show how we can create exciting learning experiences using technology. We started off by watching the amazing film Astonish Me from the World Wildlife...

Garageband for Writing

Creating a short, spoken word audio performance is a great way to encourage writers. It’s exciting to see writing can be shared through the format of a professional sounding recording that is easy to create. In these examples year three children from Thornbury...

Romans – A Force for Good or an Evil Empire?

Over the Summer we are hoping to create a number of projects to complement our scheme of work. I’m keen to hear from schools about topics where technology could be combined with other subjects in school. Our scheme of work gives flexible objectives...

Downloading copyright free video content to an iPad

During the summer holidays the Curriculum Innovation team have time to research and try out new apps. The latest iOS app I stumbled upon is Video D/L. The app allows you to download copyright free videos from video streaming services such as YouTube or...

Reading iBooks on a computer

Reading iBooks on a computer

One of the most effective, powerful apps to use in class is Book Creator. It’s a versatile app that can be used from reception to year six to produce ebooks. Children pick up the key features in minutes. On a basic level you...

Create books easily, then share them using Book Creator for iPad.

Create books easily, then share them using Book Creator for iPad.

Book Creator. It’s the best app for creating books on an iPad for Primary School children. Earlier this week I explained to a class of year two children how to use this app. It took less than five minutes. This is one of...

How to Mirror Ipads onto your Whiteboard

How to Mirror Ipads onto your Whiteboard

Teachers and pupils love the chance to work with iPads and other tablets. No waiting around to log on to a network, easy and intuitive to use and create beautiful books, films, animations and music. One problem has always been how to use...