Category Archives: iPad Good practice

Have you met the Adobe Spark family?

Have you seen the great free apps made by Adobe? They have been around a while but have recently been relaunched. They include Adobe Spark Video, Spark Post and Spark Page. The apps are really simple to use, include built … Continue reading

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Digital Safety @ St Margarets PS

P4/5 at St Margarets have been learning about how to stay safe online. They completed a series of lessons, researched safety tips for different age groups and used creative apps to display their learning for others. The class started off … Continue reading

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Creating a course in iTunes U

iTunes U is an iPad app where you can create a course and deliver it to your pupils. Pupils are able to submit homework and staff can use a built in gradebook to store marks. Staff can access all the … Continue reading

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How to use Guided Access on an iPad

By using Guided Access, you can ‘lock’ your iPad to one app. This is useful if you want students to stay within an app or not to exit an app by accident. Many teachers find this particularly useful when setting … Continue reading

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Apps for Good – a novel way to deliver computational thinking and foster creativity

Apps for Good is a charitable organisation aiming to allow students the opportunity to prepare for the real world by taking part in an app-designing challenge. They have created structured programmes where young people are challenged to come up with … Continue reading

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iPad in the Classroom Twilight

Last Monday evening saw the first of our ‘iPad in the Classroom’ sessions for this year, with over 30 teachers coming along looking for inspiration and practical tips on using iPads effectively in their teaching and learning. Some of the … Continue reading

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Using Aurasma in the Classroom

Aurasma is a free app which uses Augmented Reality technology to bring an extra dimension or overlay to otherwise static images in the form of an “Aura”. Simply use the app to create a “trigger’ which when scanned links with … Continue reading

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