Space resources for your Interactive Whiteboard
Jun29

Space resources for your Interactive Whiteboard

If you are teaching a topic about the Space, or the Solar System, then there are many great tools that you can use on your interactive whiteboard to show your pupils what the planets look like and to demonstrate how the planets move around the sun in relation to each other. There are also some excellent archive sites for images of other galaxies and nebulae in deep space. Simulators and Explorers Solar System Scope...

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Promethean announce their Projector Promise
Jun26

Promethean announce their Projector Promise

For many schools, maintaining the projectors can often be an expensive business that’s not always considered when buying a whiteboard. To help with this, Promethean yesterday announced their new Projector Promise. The Promethean Projector Promise allows schools to purchase equivalent or comparable replacement projectors and lamps at preferential pricing. This furthers Promethean’s commitment to their customers by protecting...

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BrainPOP UK Launch their Full Access iOS App
Jun22

BrainPOP UK Launch their Full Access iOS App

Those lovely folks over at BrainPop UK have today released their full-access iOS app. This means that iPod/iPad users can now access the entire BrainPop UK service via their device, rather than just the movie of the day. If you have their Movie of the Day app already, you can now log in with your BrainPop details to access the rest of the site. Otherwise the app continues to serve a free movie every day. BrainPOP is designed to make...

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Learning Spot Lessons Giveaway – The Winners
Jun18

Learning Spot Lessons Giveaway – The Winners

A few weeks back I ran a competition to win some free resources from Learning Spot Lessons / Carson Dellosa. The random number generator has chosen 5 lucky winners, who are: MaryEileen Rufkahr Heather Temske S Prihar Roy Bird Jan Wells Someone from Learning Spot will be in touch via email with details on how to download your free unit. Congratulations to the winners. If you didn’t win, you can still register and download a free...

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Socrative Science GCSE Revision Quizzes from the TES
Jun15

Socrative Science GCSE Revision Quizzes from the TES

This collection from the TES is a series of interactive revision quizzes and short answer questions for KS4 Science. The quizzes and short answer tasks are all Socrative activities that you can import in your room with a free Socrative account. Socrative is a web-based system that lets teachers and students set up questions and polling on any device with a web browser (iPads, smartphones, laptops, iPod Touches, etc.) When you run the...

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Reflection app for PC : Show your iPad on your IWB screen
Jun12

Reflection app for PC : Show your iPad on your IWB screen

There’s several ways to display your iPad onto your interactive whiteboard screen. I’ve written about a few ways to do that in the past., and wrote about the AirServer app yesterday. Reflection is an app that others have mentioned to me, but as I don’t have a Mac I’ve been unable to use it. Now there is a PC version available, so I downloaded the trial and had a look. I’m very impressed at the ease of...

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Project Your iPad Wirelessly onto your IWB with AirServer
Jun11

Project Your iPad Wirelessly onto your IWB with AirServer

AirServer is a Mac/PC application that enables you to stream or mirror your iPad/iPod/iPhone, to your Mac/PC. If your computer is then connected to a secondary or alternative display, such as an interactive whiteboard plus projector, your device will be shown on that display. If your iOS device allows Mirroring then anything you see on that device can be displayed on the big screen. The AirPlay app is free on a 7 day trial and you can...

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Therapy Box ‘Minimal Pair’ SEN App for iPad
Jun10

Therapy Box ‘Minimal Pair’ SEN App for iPad

Minimal Pair Pack is an iPad app designed to assist with speech sound discrimination and production. The Minimal Pair Pack is designed for users with developmental communication difficulties and phonological difficulties. The app has easy to use flash card style tasks can be set up quickly for use with a range of students including adults and adolescents with dysphasia, dyslexia or dysgraphia and teachers of adult literacy. It can...

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Primary Maths Lesson Starters from Learning Clip
Jun07

Primary Maths Lesson Starters from Learning Clip

A quick post to share a free set of maths lesson starters from Learning Clip. Quickly generate some mental maths questions to start your numeracy lesson with! You can access the resources here : http://www.learningclip.co.uk/Primary-Maths-Lesson-Starters.htm...

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Creative Commons Music from Dan-O
Jun05

Creative Commons Music from Dan-O

Dan-O is a singer/songwriter who runs a website where he posts his original music as free MP3 downloads. You can listen to the songs online or download the tracks. The only thing you need to do when using Dan’s music is to link back to or credit his Website. His songs are available to be used in YouTube videos, films, slideshows, games, podcasts and any other projects that need original instrumental or vocal tracks. This would be...

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Recent Blogposts for Promethean Planet
Jun03

Recent Blogposts for Promethean Planet

In case you’ve missed them, here’s some of the recent blogposts I’ve written for Promethean Planet: Great Science Apps for Your iPad Healthy Living Resources for Science Teachers on Promethean Planet Using a Visualiser in the Primary Science Classrooom Tour the universe via your interactive whiteboard Please go take a look!  ...

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Explore the World on your IWB with the Google World Wonders Project
Jun01

Explore the World on your IWB with the Google World Wonders Project

Your classroom interactive whiteboard can provide a window on the world, and that’s definitely true when used alongside this new project from Google. The Google World Wonders Project is a platform which brings world heritage sites of the modern and ancient world online and into your classroom. Using Street View, 3D modeling and other Google technologies, Google have made these amazing sites accessible to everyone across the...

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