Switched on Science Scheme for Primary is Launched
Dec18

Switched on Science Scheme for Primary is Launched

Switched on Science is a brand-new scheme from Rising Stars which has been written to support primary school science in line with the new changes to the National Curriculum. The Key Stage 2 pack is now available with the Key Stage 1 pack arriving in January 2014. The scheme is packed full of hands-on experiments, creative investigations and new approaches to traditional topics, the series offers teachers original ways in which to run...

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British Library Releases 1million Images Into The Public Domain
Dec15

British Library Releases 1million Images Into The Public Domain

The British Library have this week released over a million images onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, remix and repurpose. These images were taken from the pages of 17th, 18th and 19th century books in their collection, digitised and then released into the Public Domain via the Flickr Commons site. The images themselves cover a wide range of subjects: There are maps, geological diagrams, beautiful illustrations, comical satire,...

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Promethean Announce ClassFlow : a Cloud-Based Teaching Platform
Dec05

Promethean Announce ClassFlow : a Cloud-Based Teaching Platform

Promethean have announced ClassFlow, their new cloud-based teaching platform which will connect the classroom IWB to other devices such as iPads and laptops. According to the ClassFlow website: ClassFlow™ is a revolutionary cloud-based application that makes lesson planning more efficient and lesson delivery more impactful. With ClassFlow, teachers can build and access interactive lessons from any web browser. ClassFlow connects...

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Allow Students to Create Their Own Apps With AppFurnace
Dec04

Allow Students to Create Their Own Apps With AppFurnace

AppFurnace is a new online tool which enables pupils to design, build and edit their own mobile device apps then transfer them for use on a smartphone or tablet device. The finished apps are compatible with both iOS and Android devices. Launched by Kudlian, AppFurnace is aimed at schools looking for ways to support the new computing curriculum in creative ways. Designed to be a cross-curricular tool, AppFurnace apps can be created for...

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L4LTV Launches – Online CPD by Teachers for Teachers
Dec01

L4LTV Launches – Online CPD by Teachers for Teachers

Learn 4 Life (L4LTV) is a new web-TV service for the education community, filling the gap left with the demise of Teacher’s TV. Learn 4 Life aims to provide updates on pedagogy and practice in education – documenting what is happening in teacher communities in the UK and sharing it in an easily accessible manner. The channel is the brainchild of Leon Cych (@eyebeams) who has a wealth of experience of filming Teachmeets and other...

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