Monthly Archives: January 2016

Nearpod/Blendspace

Nearpod has updated its site to include a memory game, and field trip.  Field trip allows students to look at a picture of watch a video with a 360 degree view.  This puts them in control of looking all around the image or video to gain another perspective or understanding.  It’s fun and interactive for […]

Jigsaw using Blendspace

Year 2’s are studying plants in Science this Term. Started building 2 or 4 clipboards with curated images of flowers from different continents on http://www.clipix.com, for my lower ability students. The next will be a a collection of short videos with more advanced continental flower content, for my middle ability students. Finally, will be a […]

Curation versus Collecting – a collection of tools

During the WIRED meeting for January 2016, we will look at what it means to curate versus collect resources.  The BlendSpace [QR Code] is full of resources about not only what it means to curate, but also the tools available for FREE to all teachers in order to make this a reality.  Check out our […]

Minecraft news

There is a lot of chatter on the MinecraftEdu forums today after the announcement that Microsoft have bought the game. They are releasing an “Education Edition” this summer. MinecraftEdu will still work, which is good because the Microsoft edition will be missing some of the best features AND it will be more expensive. It all […]