#tmTakeover2015

It’s that time of year again, BETT is only a few weeks away so it’s time to start getting organised. Once again Teachmeet Takeover is there as an avenue for teachers to hijack stands and share ideas. Each year we have some very generous companies and...

Sharing Links

I am a little bit obsessed with finding tools that make it easy to collate and share links to websites. I had a look back through and realised I had blogged three times about this before. The latest, in 2010, being here. I think that it is very important for children...

Skitch

  Another app that we have been playing with is Skitch.  This lets you annotate a picture, webpage, map or document but we have mainly used it for photos so far.   To begin, you open the app and then either take a photo or browse for an existing one. On the side of...

Hi-Q Audio Recorder

We wanted the ability to record audio on our tablets. There was an audio recorder built-in but once recorded, the file was saved within the file structure and was a little tricky to get back. So with a bit of Googling, I found Hi-Q audio recorder. I did try a few...

Google Drive for Sharing Photos

Google Drive has been around since the middle of 2012 and although at first I was sceptical, it really has come into its own this week with the tablets. Every one of our tablets has Google Drive installed and is set to go to the tablets@ourschoolname.co.uk account...

Android Apps – WordPress

To enable us to blog on our Android tablets, we have installed WordPress. We already have a self-hosted WordPress site so this is by far the best app to use to help us blog directly from the tablets. Once installed, it will ask you to sign in. This is for users with a...

Which Blog Plugins?

There is an old post where I listed the plugins that we use on our school blog to keep it ticking over and after a few emails with different people recently, and considering it has been three years since that post, I thought I should update it. At school, our blog...