News Tagged 'computing'

Just2easy Software Tools

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Just2easy is a set of resources that I investigated, once again,  at the BETT show in January.

Just2easy offers a ToolSuite containing a whole range of resources that offer a primary school everything it needs for the computing curriculum, such as: coding, data handling and creative tools for the early years too. The majority of the tools are ...

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Mash Club is Here

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Mash Club is Here! This was the announcement in the  newsletter from Purple Mash this week!

“Mash Club is the computing club that puts children in charge of their learning, taking them on an after-school journey so creative they’ll never want to leave.

Children create everything from dragon-dodging wizards to dancing robots then blog about their designs across 8 self-guided sessions. They follow a simple guide for each session and cross out each step as they progress.”(2Simple Software)  For ...

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Adobe Announcement at BETT

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Adobe SparkAdobe Spark and more of Adobe’s suite of creative tools are going to be made available freely for all children, both in school and at home, in April this year.

The following extract is from a press release from BETT last week:

“Adobe Spark, a fun and frictionless creative storytelling application, will be made free to every student globally. And for the ...

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Safer Internet Day 2018

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Safer Internet Day 2018Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 6th February 2018 with the slogan “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”.

The UK Safer Internet Centre has created education packs with Safer Internet Day video clips for various groups:

Data Logging without DataLoggers

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Data LoggingData Logging has often been a source of worry to many teachers who can struggle with the hardware. If the school has some specific resources, they may also struggle with the software and it can be simply just messy as there is unlikely to be enough equipment to go round, etc.

Whilst looking at Science resources, I came across a place that sells temperature probes (iCelcius – used for cooking on BBQs!) that ...

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