Team Shake (iOS App)

Here’s one for all the PE teachers (Pssst…it’s just as useful for classroom teachers!)(Pssst…it’s just as useful for classroom teachers!) Purpose: creates groups/teams Price: $1.49 Device: iPad/iPhone/Android For: Teacher Use “Ok, stay still and I’ll number you off into teams….1, 2, 3, 4, 1, 2, 3, 4…and remember your number!!!” “Find a partner to work…

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Flipgrid Fever

Guest contributor- Ben Sandison In June this year, Microsoft announced it was purchasing Flipgrid and making it’s premium version free for everyone. Ben outlines why it should be a staple in your teacher diet. Collaboration, peer to peer feedback, community and sharing student work beyond classrooms is nothing new; but FLIPGRID gives us the power…

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Get Lost

Upper primary cyber citizenship resources were in need of a fresh look and that’s exactly what the Office of the eSafety Commissioner released in July 2018. Suitability: Grade levels 5-8 What’s it all about: Unlike other cyber safety resources for upper primary, it is not focused on stranger danger, spam emails and online privacy (topics…

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Clips (iOS App)

Apple Clips – Bench the other content creator apps! Purpose: Content creation Price: Free Device: iPad/iPhone For: P-6 and Teacher Use You may never have heard of the Apple app, Clips. Just so you know, you’re not alone as I accidentally stumbled upon it whilst searching for another app. It’s time to put the spotlight…

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Notes (iOS App)

Often forgotten and overshadowed by other apps, Notes on the iPad is an extremely powerful and noteworthy tool. What makes it powerful? Voice type stories, narratives, check spelling of words by voice typing The iPad can speak written text (enable in Accessibility settings) – Great for a “read to” Scan notes Write and share notes…

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