Inspiring third millennium learners Blog

Options for Home Learning

With the possibility of schools closing or pupils needing to self isolate we thought it would be useful to review some of the options for being able to set children work and then hand it in. All the services below can be accessed...

Digital Leader Visit Dixons Marchbank

As part of the Bradford Digital Leader Academy programme I get the chance to visit the Digital Leaders at their school to catch up on the activities they have engaged with since the first training session. Today I was warmly welcomed to Dixon’s...

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...

Momo Challenge

You have probably heard about the Momo Challenge through traditional media and social media in recent weeks. The challenge has often been reported as the Momo Suicide Challenge alleging that children and young people are contacted by a mysterious character called Momo and...

Geek Squad animation session 3

Having created a simple animated sequence last week showing that a plant needed light and water to grow this week’s target was to add a suitable backdrop and show an assortment of flowers all growing at the same time to create the final...