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 […]
This web site (Riff Interactive) provides live interactive guitar lessons through the Internet! Lessons are given by a live, breathing teacher. You can chat with the teacher and students and ask questions during the lesson. Free live group lessons are given routinely and private lessons can be scheduled with a teacher of your choice.
This is the first and only such web site, using patented technology to provide interactive notation built right into the web page! Play, loop, slow down in pitch, see notes and position on a virtual guitar neck.
Ah, webcams. Believe it or not, they aren’t just for lip synching,insane rants and stripteases that will come back to haunt you when your kids are old enough to surf YouTube. There are webcams stationed all around the world that can prove to be valuable educational resources, showing vivid, live-action details that bring textbooks alive and transport viewers to the other side of the globe — because it’s more powerful to see things than to read about them.
Filmed at 2,000 frames per second, this video (available on YouTube), captures in breathtaking detail how water droplets ‘bounce’ when they hit water. The scientific explanation is fascinating. A great ‘short’ resource for any H2O science lesson/ activity.
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.
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. […]