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The Lesson Planner App – Update

For those of you who already have the Lesson Planner app, you might have noticed a few changes since Saturday.  First of all, thank you for being one of the many people who have downloaded the app over the past two years.  I hope that it has proved useful to you.  Secondly, I hope you love […]

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A Tablet, Paper and Pen All Working Together – Happy Bird

As an English teacher I have spent many years considering how we manage to create a paperless classroom in a subject that still needs us to use pens.  No matter what our opinions on the need for handwriting skills, it’s there in our global curriculum and it is still a skill that is required.  For […]

Pedagogically Speaking... Tips and Tricks for SMART Notebook™

SMART™ Notebook – Pedagogically Speaking

Some of you know that I have had at least one book out on the shelves for a little while. That book focused on TPACK and Activ Inspire (with a Promethean Activ Board).  I’ve often been asked when I’m going to write a book along the same lines for SMART™ Notebook.  Well.. it’s done, it’s out there […]

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Class Tools.net

One of my all time favourites!  Classtools.net allows you to create free educational games, activities and diagrams in a Flash! Host them on your own blog, website or intranet! No signup, no passwords, no charge! Not so good on iPads but perfect for virtual learning environments and IWBs. My favorite tool is the “Random Name […]

Promethean Planet

Promethean Planet

“Created by teachers, for teachers, Promethean Planet is a unique teaching, sharing and support community—your place to connect, create, and change the classroom!”  There are plenty of free resources, lessons, clipart, videos (and more) here for all teachers in all subjects! Simply log on or sign up for free, hassle free, membership! Although this site […]