Archive for the ‘Apps’ Category

Teaching Algebra from Primary to Secondary —

#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 ability children in a roundabout way without being totally explicit that it was algebra as […]

Can I colour Maths? —

#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 know that would be the best reward for good behaviour ever!). There are lots of […]

Have you seen Qwizdom Oktopus? The Student Collaboration Software! —

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 (virtual) suction cup arms, students are pulled into the classroom lesson. The whimsical name alludes […]

The thinking behind DoodleMaths —

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 DoodleMaths, and our own personal philosophy on how children learn maths. A quick introduction: we […]

WOW! Download the iVisualiser app and turn your Ipad into a visualiser! —

GuestBlogger: @alanpeat Download the iVisualiser App and turn your Ipad into a Visualiser iVisualiser is the perfect presentation tool for both education and industry alike. Carefully designed to be incredibly simple to use, iVisualiser is a powerful app for collaboration, still-image AND live video annotation …and review. I’ve (Alan Peat) been running INSET and presenting at […]

Mathster – Is this the MyMaths killer? —

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 […]