Category: Product Review

I was giving the amazing opportunity to take a look at the IPEVO IS-01 whiteboard system and see how well it worked in the classroom. I always love the “out of the box” experience and this product did not disappoint. …

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NOTE: I’m from the U.S., and will use the many-centuries-old abbreviation “math.” You Brits are welcome to continue using your newfangled, one-century-old alternative “maths.” Every math lover hears it: “Oh, I’m bad at math.” I get why people say it. …

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#teammagicaleducator @MrLsMathsApps Algebra from Primary to Secondary In the new (well it’s been taught for a few years now) primary curriculum for maths there was an interesting new addition: Algebra. In the past, I have taught it to those higher …

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#teammagicalmaths @MrLsMathsApps Can I colour Maths? The children in my class always love it when I connect the Ipad to the projector and then know we are going to play a game (if we had a class set of Ipads I …

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#teammagicalmaths Bethany Taylor Art & Writing Activities to Try with the Kids Art and writing are important. As well as learning subjects such as maths and science, the more ‘creative’ lessons broaden children’s minds, strengthen their imaginations, and even help …

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Guestblogger: DaydreamEdu Maths Tutor In this day and age, with technology playing a much larger part in schools, it can be difficult to find resources that facilitate learning in an effective manner. There are thousands of apps available to choose from, …

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Guestblogger: TanyaDeMots Introduction: What is Oktopus? Oktopus is a multi-purpose software designed for touch displays, interactive whiteboards and projectors. Just like its cephalopod mollusk namesake, Oktopus is able to reach out and grab student attention from many directions. Extending its long …

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Guestblogger: @AssemblyTube The Engaging Assembly Challenge! Thirty seven years teaching in large Comprehensive Schools, including 21 years as a Deputy Head, have taught me that creating engaging Assemblies is harder than most people realise. Anyone with enough bravado can stand in …

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Smart Watch in the classroom vs Smart Watch Device banned in school Having purchased a Sony Smart Watch 3 recently I have decided to write a post on whether we should allow these devices in the classroom as a learning …

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Guestblogger: DoodleMaths I’m delighted to have been asked by the lovely people at Magical Maths to guest blog a little about the thinking behind DoodleMaths. We very much appreciate the opportunity to write a little bit about our motivation for developing …

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How to store, transport and charge multiple ipads in the classroom? Do you have more iPads than places to either safely store or charge them? MultiPad may have the answer… iPads have grown in number in classrooms everywhere faster than …

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Guestblogger: brianmills010 Physics calculations for GCSE and IGCSE I am Head of Physics at the highly rated John Taylor High School in Staffordshire, England and have recently written the book ‘Physics calculations for GCSE & IGCSE’ which has just been published …

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Guestblogger: @MrBayew  Top Tips on using a visualiser in the classroom We had visualisers installed in every classroom in our school about 2 years ago. We use Promethean interactive white boards (IWB) with Active Inspire software (‘flipcharts’) and the visualisers we …

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Guestblogger: @mrtileynunn Easy to read, easy to use and dead right! This book is perfect for a teacher starting out. It brims with enthusiasm and ideas – all of them putting a thrill into Maths, but staying practical. Most of these …

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Guestblogger: @mrtileynunn The Potency of Maths Problems Child A: Errrrrrrm, sir, I think we’ve got a problem … Teacher: Really? Show me what the problem is. Child B (head stuck inside a cardboard box): I’m stuck! I tried to see if …

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