Tagged: Tim Bleazard

Digital Leaders: What makes a good presentation?

As part of our Digital Leader Academy we have online badges accredited to Digital Leaders for effective presenting. In order to achieve the Presenter Level 1 Badge the children need to be able to plan, create, deliver and review an effective presentation(s). In order...

Create Self Marking Tests in Google Forms.

If you haven’t used Google forms before they are a quick and easy way to collect information. They can be accessed on any internet connected device and the results appear in a simple spreadsheet. You can send people a link to a form,...

Code Coaches – Code Your Own Game

Last week I tried out a new CPD approach. I wanted to develop a format that allowed teachers to learn how to deliver a series of lessons whilst experiencing them in the role of a learner alongside their children. Six children and their...

Useful Online Safety Resources for Parents

Here’s a few quick resources for parents. A Parents’ guide to Snapchat A Parents’ Guide to Instagram Why not send a link out for these resources to parents using your school’s parents texting service? For more resources for Parents See this page on...

I forgot my phone.

Explain the importance of a balanced lifestyle with respect to technology use. This is one of the outcomes for year six taken from the E Safeguarding strand of our Computing scheme of work. This video provides a great basis for discussion regarding the...

ParentInfo Feed from CEOP

Parent Info is a new service from CEOP. It’s a free feed of online safety related information that you can add to your school web site. Once you have registered you choose the categories you would like to add to your site. Once...

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....