Book Creator – making your own iBook

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

Book Creator – making your own iBook
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Book Creator performs as advertised – students can create digital books. Book Creator is completely open-ended, inspires children to use their imaginations, and has unlimited use in any content area. It is by far one of the favourite bookmaker apps for teachers and children around the globe.

Google Expeditions

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

7.5 Reviewer
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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.

BBC Microbit

Peter HudsonElectronics, Hardware, Microcontroller, Programming

8.8 Reviewer
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Offers a great introduction to programming and electronics to young students at a very affordable price. A very good microcontroller with more than enough features to compete with alternative offerings as well as the backing of the BBC. The wide range of resources and engaging activities available online make this a winning choice for teachers.