Apps for Education

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The best apps for every school subject and advice on how to teach the new primary computing curriculum

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Thinking Blocks: The Best App for Teaching Singapore Maths and it's Free

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Thinking Blocks Singapore Maths apps are great tools for introducing Asian maths into the classroom. They're easy to use and cover a wide range of topics.

I took a class to Mount Everest with Google Expeditions

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I recently arranged to have Google Expeditions come to my school to run some virtual reality-based workshops with the children in Years 1-6. Before I… Continue reading I Took a Class to Mount Everest with Google Expeditions

I attended a course recently and the possibility of flipped learning was brought up by the course leader, needless to say, it caused quite a… Continued reading Is Flipped Learning the Future of Education?

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I attended a course recently and the possibility of flipped learning was brought up by the course leader, needless to say, it caused quite a… Continue reading Is Flipped Learning the Future of Education?

A creative way to promote e-Safety in school

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It was e-Safety day recently and schools across the UK were asked to help promote an awareness of staying safe online. I’d thought I’d share… Continue reading A Creative Idea for an e-Safety Assembly

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Developing Computational Thinking with a 2-Year-Old Step 2 - YouTube

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Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Developing Computational Thinking with a 2-Year-Old using his Toys

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Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Teach coding using just a jam sandwich

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Teaching children to code is a vital part of the Computing curriculum but you don't need a computer to do this. All you need, is some jam and some bread.

Whenever somebody mentions social media in a school setting it’s almost always because the staff are worried about e-safety and can’t understand why the children… Continued reading How to Teach with Social Media

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Whenever somebody mentions social media in a school setting it’s almost always because the staff are worried about e-safety and can’t understand why the children… Continue reading How to Teach using Social Media

75 Ways To Teach Computing: Minecraft Education Edition: Making The Most Of Minecraft by [Gillon, David]

75 Ways To Teach Computing: Minecraft Education Edition: Making The Most Of Minecraft

75 Ways To Teach Computing: Minecraft Education Edition: Making The Most Of Minecraft eBook: Gillon, David: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

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If you’re an EYFS teacher having the 2Build a Profile app (created by 2Simple) is a great way to record evidence of any progress made… Continue reading 2Build A Profile

Developing Computational Thinking with a 2-Year-Old using his Toys

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Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

81 Cross Curricular Computing Activities for Your Classroom

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Computing is a core subject and must be taught in your school. Here are 81 Cross Curricular Computing Activities that you can use today.

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Reading Time: 2 minutes. The best computing lesson I've ever taught.

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In 2014, in the last week of the summer term, I felt confident that my Year 6 class had succeeded in working their way through… Continue reading The Best Computing Lesson I’ve Ever Taught

35 Fantastic Ways Technology can help EAL Children Excel in School

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Using technology correctly can make it much easier for EAL children to adapt to life in a different country. Here are 35 ways to help them succeed in school