Not to talk too big a game, but OneNote is one of the most useful programs in existence. It comes preloaded on the Microsoft Surface and can be downloaded for free on iOS, Android and MacOS.
In the classroom teachers can use it for many engaging activities. There are so many features of OneNote that I love,
Makey Makey is an invention kit. It is great for kids in a classroom because it allows them to create things and experiment with conductive materials. I also like that it has already been coded for the user, so you can focus on the creation side of things.
Our Professional Development Coordinator (PDC) team spent one
I’ve had some great conversations with teachers over the last little while about visualising & displaying data as a form of visual communication, and we’ve always ended up looking at infographics. These are absolutely everywhere in the world now, so it’s timely to teach kids to interpret and create them. Here’s a cracking example:
We’ve all heard of IQ and EQ, but what about “DQ” – your Digital Quotient?
Sure, it sounds buzzy, but stick with us. The graphic above comes from the DQ Alliance’s website, an organisation that hopes to bridge some of those great digital divides between generations. It breaks down 8 categories of skills, competencies,
So you may have seen the post on Socrative, an excellent quiz tool. While it can be web based or accessed through the app, it has many advantages such as a google login in for the teacher, a variety of ways to pace quizzes and