The connection to the devices has now ended. All three devices need returning to O2…. But, due to your efforts during this trial, the school now plans to purchase these devices to extend the trial and to give other students and staff the opportunity of using them in education. Would you like to take part […]
iSpeech’s free version converts text to audio instantly, without any experience and without any software. Files can be embedded anywhere on the Web and shared quickly and easily. It’s a great tool for students, professionals or anyone who wants to listen to text as clear natural sounding audio
Dilettante is an online classical music hub that supports classical musicians and music-making.
On Dilettante Radio you can listen to music performed or composed by Dilettante members
Our Shopping Tool makes it easy to buy CDs and downloads of recorded works from your favourite shop: Amazion, iTunes, DG Webshop or ArkivMusic
On our Events Calendar, Dilettante members big and small can upload concerts which sit alongside events from major performing organisations. You can read programme notes, watch videos of the performers, and click through to buy tickets.
Search the Dilettante catalogue for classical music CDs and downloads. Listen to samples, compare prices, and buy from four retailers. Find new releases, album reviews and recommendations.
Dreams are fed by reading. And for those of us who find reading a challenge, it’s time to dream in a new way. And feed the hunger to learn with the Intel® Reader.
Printed text into audio: quickly and easily
There has never been a mobile device quite like the Intel® Reader. Such convenient access to the printed word can be life changing for people with vision or reading-related disabilities, blindness, or low vision. The level of success and freedom they stand to gain with the Intel Reader is unprecedented.
Capturing and playing back text with the Intel Reader is as easy as point, shoot, listen. You just hold it over the printed text, push the Capture button to take a picture of the page, and the Reader will play it back to you on the spot. (You can listen to it through the earphones if you want more privacy.)
SchoolsRadio.com is run as a charity and is largely operated on a volunteer basis. It is there to help and exists solely to encourage all school students throughout the United Kingdom to get involved in making radio. Radio broadcasts might be over the air with a licence from Ofcom, over the Internet, a podcast that can be downloaded or just relayed by wire in the building. Indeed, if you can find another way of doing it we’ll happily call it radio.
The website aims to provide a whole range of useful advice for teachers, supervisors and students. Equally important it provides a forum in which all those involved in schools radio can share the views and experiences. Teachers and other station managers are also encouraged to submit the best of their programming to SchoolsRadio.com so that it may be made available for listening by others.
BrowseAloud reads web pages aloud for people who find it difficult to read online. Reading large amounts of text on screen can be difficult for those with literacy and visual impairments.
7 million people in the UK have literacy problems, many of whom have downloaded BrowseAloud already. By subscribing to BrowseAloud for your website, you will greatly increase the number of people who can access the content on your site.
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Using BrowseAloud PC or Mac – what does BrowseAloud do?
Written in-conjunction with Mortimer Rhind-Tutt, Senior Music School Master at Millfield School in Somerset, the system has been written by Music Master Specialists with a passion for music.
The philosophy behind the development of the MSM system has been the same as that for all CJM software: usability and flexibility, and always tested at the sharp end, in school.
This is not just an administration system, but also, an active management system for every aspect of a music school. It provides relevant information for teachers and music administrators alike in the format that they want and need to see it.
With key members of the development team having direct experience of running a music department, this has directly influenced the design of the system to ensure that it covers all the key areas that a Music School Master would need to run a Music Department and much, much more.
Whilst we can describe the system in some detail, the ease of use and the flexibility only really becomes apparent when you have a look at the system.
Call us now on (01452) 857991 to arrange a full demonstration or contact us for more details through the contacts page of the web site.
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Stupeﬂix is a REST web service that turns your pictures, videos, and text into professional videos.
Stupeflix video generation is extremely fast. It operates the rendering of your video faster than real time, so you can see the result of your creation right away, and try lots of different options in a few minutes.
The online editor allows you to create beautiful video slideshows very simply and in seconds. Click and drag to upload pictures, videos and music. Choose your captions, reorder your pictures, select Stupeflix animated effects and transitions to bring your pictures to life.Give it a try
The video ‘sample’ (above) shows how you can also make videos using text and picture sources such as Twitter and Flickr feeds.
Imagine hundreds of thousands of great short videos, and other media, explaining every topic taught to school kids. Imagine them rated and sorted into a giant Directory, making them simple to find. WatchKnow–as in, “You watch, you know”–is a non-profit online community devoted to this goal.
WatchKnow has a very neat search filter, easy to use and finds content from many sources very fast. Some LEA’s may have WEB filter issues though. Such as blocked Youtube content, for example.
Ceop have a new video and supporting lesson plans about sexting and cyberbullying, called ‘Exposed”. It’s fast moving, well made and aimed at the secondary school audience. We think they are worth having a look at. Exposed, on ‘think you know’ […]
Sat in our office one day watching manufacturers demonstrate exciting new technology, we felt like we were in a sci-fi film, wearing 3D glasses. We all jumped as this skeleton’s bony fingers reached out of the projector screen. It was the first time we’d seen a 3D Ready projector. We learnt about multi-touch touchscreens, 3 […]
Time and performance management have become a growing concern for teachers and leaders within the education sector in recent years. In the light of ongoing changes throughout the education sector and with increasing budget cuts, these concerns, more than ever, need to be addressed in a timely and cost-effective manner. A visit to many of […]
Ensuring successful and beneficial communication between school and home has always been a hurdle; time consuming and often ineffective in accomplishing the parental involvement that can be the key to driving achievement in students. BETT 2011 was a platform for visitors to explore communication tools on offer in order to solve this issue. Though it […]
As one of the most highly regarded education events, BETT has always been proud to host innovative product launches from exhibitors, and 2011 was no exception. To help schools save money, enhance instruction and boost student learning and engagement, PolyVision introduced a new all-in-one interactive whiteboard solution, which offers a low total cost of ow […]
This blog was originally written in Spanish by Andrés Carlos López Herrero. There is a variety of digital tools in today’s technology to enhance learning. This article aims to bring the subject of Infographics to the classroom, providing teachers with a guide to understanding the educational possibilities of this tool and choose the solution that best fits […]
Craig Haas, Special Ed and Student Services Coordinator at Edwards Middle School, shares how his team uses expanded learning time to provide relevant academic support to each individual student while breaking down stigmas between children of different abilities. […]