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New computing curriculum apps

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Two more apps that have been brought to our attention for the new computing curriculum:

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/a.l.e.x./id597040772?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/lego-mindstorms-fix-factory/id671493323?mt=8

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Storyboard That Creator

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Storyboard That CreatorStoryBoard That Creator is an incredibly powerful, yet easy to use storyboard maker. It offers a simple & fun interface that uses a familiar drag and drop system that allows users of all ages to pick it up in seconds. The creator allows you to fully customize numerous aspects of your storyboard; from colouring in ...

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Apple for Educators

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Apple for Educators seminar was well attended yesterday at Eynsham Hall … report as follows:

“You had a choice of curriculum / technical iPad sessions … I did the iPad curriculum session lead by @Joe_Moretti.
The focus was on free teacher tools and following free iPad apps were recommended:

  1. SHOWBIE … works as a hub for teachers to set and share class projects … unlimited storage (for 500 accounts use the promocode joemoretti when registering)
  2. Distance learning using SMART products and iPads

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    Screen shot from the SMART website

    Interested in introducing iPads into your classroom?

    Or perhaps you have an iPad already and would like to know how to link it up with a SMART Board?

    The following blog contains some excellent iPad ideas and how-to tips for teachers:

    https://edcompassblog.smarttech.com/archives/7233

    “Similar to a classroom that might have only one laptop or computer, it would be difficult to share one iPad with an entire class. This issue can ...

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    Starting to use an iPad in the classroom?

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    my iphone screenMany teachers are investigating the iPad for classroom use. It is a very intuitive device but it is easy to spend money on apps and not know what you are buying. There are a huge variety of free apps but even they can be confusing.

    Below are a small set of apps to investigate; many of these need to be purchased but they will give ...

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