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March 6, 2015

Zaption is a great web-based resource for those teachers who make use of the huge number of educational videos available on Youtube. It is free to enjoy the basic features, which are more than adequate; either create an account or sign-in using Google log-in credential...

February 20, 2015

Yes. Oh yes! Well, yes, based on decades of having used overly complex VLEs, VLE-wannabes like SharePoint and of courses those on those schools who put so much effort into Moodling!


When we think about the most simple of processes in the classroom that technology has h...

February 4, 2015

So I'm sat here looking at a shiny new gadget that is thinner than the sandwich I am eating at my desk and lighter than the tankard of coffee I am sipping. Unlike its name, it is not shiny, and it's not until you get going do you realise how clever it really is. I used...

January 2, 2015

The few weeks sandwiching the beginning of the new school year are always hectic for us to say the least. We work with and in schools up and down the country configuring and deploying new technologies purchased over the summer. When all is set-up, we then train staff i...

September 19, 2014

Having spent the last few months deeply engrossed in all things computing, be that training, workshops, or keynotes, I am pretty impressed by one thing. The sheer volume of resource already available online and through organisations like Rising Stars and CAS. However,...

April 18, 2014

A great proportion of people reading this will be doing so in Google Chrome. Yet how many people, save those venturing into Chromebook ownership, have explored the offerings of the applications available, almost exclusively for free, on the Chromestore? If you haven’t...

July 14, 2013

The Big Bang Fair London was a fantastic event held over two days in July 2013. The event was a huge success with school-children of all ages from across London seeing some fantastic STEM arranged across four floors of the Westminster Kingsway College.


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June 18, 2013

Having recently joined the STEM Ambassadors network, this was our first assignment. The STEMNEt programme is a national movement which has volunteers from business and industry on its books as STEM Ambassadors. The Ambassadors volunteer to help out in schools when they...

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