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Late to the Party

I can’t remember when i exactly started wanting to do something different, but i remember when i decided to do something about it. It was watching as my class sat quietly and did worksheets in my lessons on a Friday,

Be Safe Using VR in Your Classroom.

Although a very safe activity if done properly it is worth being aware of some issues to make sure your class is both safe and happy when using this. In this post you will find the tips and procedures i use to make sure this happens.

I have also included some things to be aware of when you have to justify using VR in the classroom.

What Virtual Reality Headsets work in your Classroom?

The answer to this is impossible to give generically, though its not gonna stop me trying, it will depend on budget, purpose, space and much more

VR (Virtual reality) in the Classroom.

Students are unlikely to remember the test they were set 10 years ago, but they are definitely going to remember the time they turned round in a chair in a classroom and came face to face with a dinosaur.

That was nearly four years ago. I still use it for exactly those reasons.

The 14 Best board and Card Games for Phonics and English.

Board games are great for students to learn in English and to work in groups in classrooms. Teachers have the freedom to walk around the groups and help where needed. It allows those quieter students to participate in smaller settings and are an evergreen way of practicing English

A Selection of Free Online Rhyming Games for Teachers

Free online rhyming games are a great way to engage the whole class in an activity. We have searched the internet to find some of the better ones here. The online rhyming games include. Partners in Rhyme Roy The (Rhyming) Zebra Rhyme Racer (PBS)… Continue Reading “A Selection of Free Online Rhyming Games for Teachers”

10 Great Free English Phonics Apps

There are more than 10 great English apps on the Google Playstore and Apple App stores. Apps like Teach your monster to read and Phonics hop and pop are great but there are more options out there with out pay walls. Here we talk about 10 of them.

Globalisation in an Educational Context

Education and globalization facts and figures and information on how this will affect education in the coming decade

Technology in the classroom

It is likely in the coming decade that classrooms are going to undergo a huge change in their appearance. At this moment in time students seem to be caught in the middle of that change. The days predicted of everything being done collaboratively and on tablets… Continue Reading “Technology in the classroom”

Making Educational Apps For Classrooms

Well an apple every six days. I have been learning to make apps over the last few weeks and although never going to rock the world i have been enjoying it and, i think, getting better. These are in the website if you want… Continue Reading “Making Educational Apps For Classrooms”