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BETT 2020

Last week I made the annual pilgrimage to BETT to see what new offerings were out there in the world of EdTech. It was good to listen to Martin Bailey, (@animate2educate on Twitter) talk about preparing for an OFSTED deep dive into computing...

Finding Creative Commons Images, Music and Video.

Before I start it’s worth knowing that some programs and apps now have a creative commons image search built in. You can search for copyright free images and insert them without leaving PowerPoint, Google Slides, Adobe Spark Post, Shadow Puppet EDU and many...

BETT2019

Paul Scott and myself took the train to the big smoke to see what was new at BETT this year. For those who don’t know BETT is one of the largest education technology shows in the world. Companies showcase their new products and...

Geek Squad animation session 2

So this week we had our second Geek Squad session at Shipley C.E. Primary. Having experimented with the basic tools of Go Ink’s animation app last week, we started to explore using multiple frames to make the animations a little longer and a...

Geek Squad animation session 1

On Wednesday, I delivered my first two hour Geek Squad session at Shipley CE Bradford. The squad consisted of fourteen year 5 and 6 children with one year 4 child. After brief introductions, we discussed the theme for the day animation. The children...