News Tagged 'Technology'

History of the Computer

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History of the ComputerAs computers are so much a part of everyday life today, it is hard to imagine being without one, or more of them!  However, it has not always been this way.

I thought that, as many grandparents of today’s children completed their education without a computer to help them, the History of the Computer, could make an interesting research project for the children. 

The following sites should help teachers thinking ...

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Different Ways of Using QR Codes in the Classroom

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Different ways of using QR Codes in the classroomQR codes are playing ever bigger roles in education as more and more children are able to access them on a huge range of devices.

Sites to Make QR Codes

QR Stuff. This is my personal favourite QR code site where you can make a colour QR code; making it is easy to catalogue them, or set up ...

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CyArk Lesson Plans

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CyArk Lesson PlansCyArk Lesson Plans is an American site which hosts a growing number of lesson plans that could be used in this country and look fun!

Make a Mayan pyramid using sugar cubes – I am positive many pupils would find this fun and a great learning experience.

The measuring distance with Google maps looks good too!

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The Valiant Roamer – Updated!

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Many teachers who loved the old roamer will know that as the more sophisticated technology toys arrived it went out of date.

However, the people at Valiant have been working hard to create a really up to date replacement … Roamer-Too!

Whereas the old roamer used to need a big space, the modern Roamer-Too can be used on a table top. It incorporates speech and has a very long battery life and large memory. ...

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The Bloodhound Project

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A picture of a rocket carBloodhound SCC is project running for schools incorporating practical mathematics, science and literacy into technology. The Bloodhound project is attempting to try to overcome what according to Richard Noble “is the biggest threat today, the failure to inspire British and American pupils to gain a good education in science and engineering.”

Bloodhound is a rocket and jet powered car, superfast and fuel efficient that offers a ...

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