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iPad Orienteering with Klikaklu

As teachers, we don’t often associate IT with PE. This guest post comes from Ben Wiggins and shows you how. “Our Grade 2/3 composite classes have been involved in an iPad pilot project this year. Each class has 6 iPads in class which they can bring to specialist lessons such as PE. In PE we  Full Article…

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Blokify – best 3D printer idea. Ever.

Actually, the only reason why I wrote the last post ‘I want one of those’ about 3D printers was that I wanted to post this about Blokify, which actually needs a 3D printer! It is a standing joke in the Pontydysgu office that I am officially boss of toys while the rest of them get on with  Full Article…

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I want one of these!!

‘One of these’ being a 3D printer! Have recently been to an exhibition where there were maybe 30 stands demonstrating and selling 3D printers.  Was fascinated by how different they all looked – I mean, a laptop is a laptop is a laptop, whether they have Mac styling or Acer styling or Samsung styling, they  Full Article…

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Planet Qej

I think Chris Leach invented this but I’ve used it and it’s fabulous! Get the children to set up twitter accounts using the names of robots from Planet Qej.  The robots  are landed by space capsule somewhere on Planet Earth with a mission to collect data about this unknown planet.  Teacher is mission control back  Full Article…

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Whooping it up!

Here is a particularly gross science experiment we have just done with some 9 year olds.  They absolutely loved it and thought it was the funniest thing ever.  Originally conceived as a genuine scientific investigation (for 2009 Red Nose Day), it is now a great website for engaging  kids and helping them understand about variables,  Full Article…

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