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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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Augmented Reality in Science: Elements 4D

Daqri have created a a great app which introduces the elements of the periodic table in an engaging way. Using six cubes, which can be printed and assembled for free, and the Elements 4D app pupils will see elements come … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality in the Early Years

Augmented Reality (AR) is technology which superimposes digitally generated information on to the user’s view of reality, this may take the form of a video, 2D or 3D image etc. AR works well with the iPad and a number of apps have been … Continue reading

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360 Degree Safe – free digital safety tool

360 Degree Safe is a free, award winning, digital safety review tool designed by SWGfL’s E-Safety Team. It allows schools to review current digital safety provision and, on a five-point scale, provides benchmarks for improvement in the following areas: Policy … Continue reading

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Sumdog Contest: Friday 20th June – Thursday 26th June

As the school year comes to a close a great way to keep your class motivated and consolidating maths skills would be to join in the free Sumdog contest. The contest opens at 8am this Friday and runs until Thursday … Continue reading

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Create Mobile Apps

Create mobile apps for free with AppShed, an intuitive and flexible tool that enables anyone to build content based web apps. Now you can have your own app on any smartphone (Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows 7). Step-by step … Continue reading

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Free Sumdog Training for Edinburgh Schools

Sumdog are offering free teacher training in Edinburgh Schools. Training sessions can take place on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday between 9am and 6pm. Sessions will last between 30-60 mins and will focus on making sure you are getting the most out of … Continue reading

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