Kelsey and I practice with Aurasma today, and after we played around on it for a bit, we felt confident about making basic Aurasmas. WE also discovered how best to hare your channel with others. We brainstormed how we might use it for cross-curricular purposes. Some ideas we came up with are as follows: Gallery […]

There are more and more interactive lessons on Nearpod and they are constantly making updates.  Here are a few of the newest features that have been added.  Export Nearpods as PDF’s, Fill in the blanks game play (the students can drag and drop words and find out which ones are correct or incorrect), Screenshots can […]

GD introduced us to TouchCast- we’ve seen a demonstrating video of what it is and been able to create teacher accounts. TouchCast is an exciting immersive and interactive experiential video creation website. JC introduced Aurasma- an augmented reality app which links the physical world to the virtual world for our students. JT has demonstrated how Minecraft is […]

By J. Cole Aurasma is an Augmented Reality technology available on an app for iOS and it allows you to set what is know as a ‘Trigger’ which can be an image, a picture or a physical object. When you point your phone or iPad at that trigger an ‘aura’ appears on your screen. A […]

 By J. Cole This is a game- similar to Admongo but different. Aimed at 5th-8th Grade/Years- so potential for use in Primary and Secondary. Teaches about advertising, scams, internet security etc. Encourages critical thinking!


Okay WIRED members.  How did your respective staff development sessions go and how are the teachers implementing what you have taught them.  I am eager to hear from you.  We offered the following: iCan iPad – introduction to 4 key apps [Explain Everything, Padlet, Popplet, and Showme]; Game-Based Learning’ Student Response Systems’ QR Coding’ Glogging’ […]

By J. Cole Fantastic resource found by TK in the Secondary LDD department. Its an easy to use storyboard creator and has many existing storyboards which are extremely useful. Especially when teaching/learning about a text. In Year 8 we are studying The Giver by Lois Lowry and I have found a selection of great […]


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