News Tagged 'games'

Power My Learning review

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Power my learningPower My Learning is a new type of learning platform.

It allows schools to connect to the best free digital learning activities on the web  and can be used to meet the full range of primary school learning needs.

There is a whole set of teacher how-to guides as

Pora Ora Educational Games – free resource

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Pora Ora Educational Games offers a new virtual world resource which is free for schools.

The games are designed based on the National Curriculum programmes of study and are matched to children’s capability with the level of difficulty increasing as pupils improve. Watch the videos for information on each game.

From their website:

Pora Ora is a FREE 3D virtual world designed to make learning fun. Packed with engaging games and quests spanning literacy, maths, geography and problem solving, your pupils ...

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Christmas Present from WordWall -Act now!

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A Christmas WordsearchWordwall is a whiteboard games resource which is on a free school site licence offer until the end of the year. This includes teacher laptops and is worth some £879. To be able to use the software in the future, just one teacher needs to download it and log in before Christmas using the code NOVDEC12 to register their school.

Download the software ...

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Four Nations Maths Challenge

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Copied straight from a Naace newsletter but worth sharing:

The UK’s largest Maths competition is here again!
www.fournationsmathschallenge.co.uk

We are delighted to introduce the Four Nations Maths Challenge 2012, a FREE competition that will see schools and students involved in the largest online UK maths event!  Can we repeat the successes of the London games in this UK maths spectacular?

 

All school-aged young people in the UK are invited to participate

 

Join us for the largest UK online maths event where students from ...

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Useful links for teaching Scratch in the primary school classroom

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Scratch is a wonderful freely downloadable program designed to enable teachers and pupils to design their own games.

It inspires creativity and incidentally help pupils develop an understanding of computer programming. Scratch also gives pupils an opportunity to collaborate on their designs and was widely promoted  during the ICT Curriculum Reform meeting on 16th October 2012.

To get started, pupils need to learn a few basic commands ...

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