Guest Blogger: @primaryapps Primary Apps on Itunes and Android Getting an educational app on to the Apple Store is quite a journey and I’m hoping that through the reading of this post, it might give you an insight into how Primary Apps came to be. Way back in 1998, as Interactive Whiteboards started to make their [...]
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Guest Blogger: @mathstermaths UK Maths Challenge Here is the latest free offering from Mathster – a UKMT Maths Challenge online quiz using original Maths Challenge questions from over the last 6 years. Fantastic for students to practice at home, select your level and the number of questions you want and create the quiz. Comments are FREE, please [...]
Guest Blogger: @mathstermaths From the very nice people at Mathster comes two very visual ways of explaining two of the most complicated routines in Maths – finding the LCM and HCF of two or more numbers using Prime Factors. These are completely interactive, these two ‘visuals’ can be explored at length by your students. A great [...]
Guest Blogger: @malc_henderson Free Online Graphing Calculator When I started teaching my students how to use their calculator, standing at the front of the class holding one in my hands and asking them to find this button and that button. Then going through instructions on how to use it to its potential. Well when I [...]
Guestblogger: @mathstermaths Mathster is a brand new website launched at the end of last year. Aimed at UK curriculum mathematics from primary to secondary, the site was nominated for a BETT award within a month of its release. Here is a detailed look at what the site can do. Question Bank At the heart of Mathster [...]
Guest Blogger: @WizenWorld WizenWorld is a free math adventure game for 3rd to 8th graders. This Zelda-style game requires students to explore exciting new worlds, and use their math skills to defeat the bad guys. Check out their promo video. The game maintains a strong focus on education, and provides detailed step-by-step hints to help students [...]
Guest Blogger: Chris Dunn @ShrekTheTeacher Having struggled to find any maths games that children go back to again and again, I have created two myself that I hope will make a difference… I have focussed on recognising numerals, matching them with quantities, and ordering…skills that take plenty of practise! The games use very simple on screen [...]
Online Math Games The use of Math games are proving to be a hit in educational environments across the globe. Teachers and parents are finding that the use of Math games is a way in which you can get your learners to get highly engaged with their mathematical learning. Motivation is key in Maths and [...]
This guest post was written by Eddie Woo, a high school mathematics teacher from Sydney, Australia who films his lessons and publishes them for free on Youtube. Youtube: http://youtube.com/misterwootube Twitter: @misterwootube Facebook: http://facebook.com/eddiew00 When I started out as a teacher in 2008, video felt like the domain of experts. The equipment, software and skills required to produce [...]
Interactive whiteboard resources Using the interactive whiteboard effectively is an area that most teachers would love to develop their skill set in. However, make sure when developing resources that you check to see if it is already available on the web. It is pointless spending hours reinventing the wheel when you can download an interactive [...]
This is an amazing video showing a new fluid simulation technique, using Position Based Dynamics approach. The water looks so real, so it is hard to believe that this is just a digital simulation of water. This would make a great starter to a ICT lesson on animation or a science lesson on water.
When I was in the classroom, I used to tell students that if two students had exactly the same answers to a GCSE paper, some right, some wrong, then the one who showed their working out would get the better marks. I used to ban correction fluid, not because they would sniff it, but because [...]
One Take Song Mash-Up by the Highland Trouveres, 49 people 1 take music video, this is a very impressive video showing the talents of some young film makers!! This is an amazing 8 Minute 1 take video of the Highland Trouveres. The film was directed and filmed by Ben Fisher and Bryton Nield and is [...]
This is why schools should teach every learner to be able to programme! Inspiring! Having spent my the early part of my career as a successful programmer I totally agree with this inspirational video. If you know how to program and you can dream it, than you can create it!! “Everyone in the country should [...]
Download FREE ICT Computer Science Computer Images I am always asked about FREE ICT Clip arts and pictures that can be used for power points and presentations.