Science360 – Amazing Video

John CowellClassroom Resources, Internet Resources, Learning platforms, Pedagogy, Teaching & Learning, Whole School

Science360 – Amazing Video
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Science360 exposes kids to a wide variety of science, nature, space, and engineering topics via videos, photos, and text. As students watch and read about cutting-edge science, they learn about the relevance of science topics to everyday life and school subjects.

code.org – what a great teaching resource

John CowellClassroom Resources, Internet Resources, Learning platforms, Microcontroller, Programming, Teaching & Learning

code.org – what a great teaching resource
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Code.org is a one-stop shop for coding in schools. Pupils can experience an hour of code with safe activities to familiarise the concepts of programming.

Screencast-O-Matic

John CowellBlogging, Internet Resources, Learning platforms, Teaching & Learning, Whole School

Screencast-O-Matic
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Screencast-o-matic is a free one-click screen recording web app on Windows or Mac. It’s extremely easy to use and you don’t even need to sign up to use it. It’s a very interesting tool to create tutorials. When ready you can upload your recording straightforward to YouTube. Requires Java.

Google Expeditions

John CowellClassroom Resources, Collaborative, Internet Resources, Teaching & Learning, Whole School

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Expeditions is a venture, based on the ‘Cardboard’ developed by Google, which uses virtual reality to take pupils on journeys to over 250 different locations, the Great Wall of China, the moon and even a trip to Mars! Teachers direct the expedition from a tablet and can identify landmarks or other points of interest on the expedition.