Learn to Code with Anna and Elsa from Frozen
Nov26

Learn to Code with Anna and Elsa from Frozen

Do you want to build a snowman? Well not quite, but your children can build snowflakes with this fun Frozen tutorial from Code.org. The latest initiative to get more children, and in particular girls into coding, Code.org has teamed up with Disney to produce a Frozen-themed coding tutorial. The tutorial features Anna and Elsa from the movie. Children can learn to write code to help Anna and Elsa draw snowflakes, and perform magical...

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iVisualiser Lets You Use your iPad as a Wireless Visualiser
Nov11

iVisualiser Lets You Use your iPad as a Wireless Visualiser

iVisualiser is a brand-new app that lets turns your iPad into a wireless visualiser. iVisualiser uses the iPads camera to grab images which you can then annotate and display on a large screen such as a whiteboard. If you have Apple TV or software such as AirServer then you can do this wirelessly. If not, then this will still work via a VGA cable. Use it to give the children a close up view of objects such as flowers or seeds without...

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Control your Smartboard from your iPad with Smart Maestro
Nov06

Control your Smartboard from your iPad with Smart Maestro

SMART have just announced the release of a much-needed add-on that will let you control content on your SMARTboard via your iPad. Better late than never. There are some caveats here. You need to have a full licence for Notebook 2014 and have purchased the Notebook iPad app.  The SMART Notebook Maestro add-on lets you interact with content and conduct collaborative two-way SMART Notebook lessons from a single iPad anywhere in the...

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Microsoft Office for iPad is now free to use (ish)
Nov06

Microsoft Office for iPad is now free to use (ish)

Microsoft Office for the iPad was launched earlier this year, but you could only use it to view documents unless you had paid for an Office 365 subscription. This meant that for many of us, it was pretty useless. Well Microsoft have had a rethink and from today you will be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint on an iPad without an Office 365 subscription. All you’ll need is a Microsoft user account, which you can get...

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