10 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Guest Post: Teaching Reading with Modern Tech Tools

Author: Reece Jones  @r_am_jones  The Evolving Age for Literacy Skills Development The combination of modern technology and effective reading instruction produces very meaningful results. Educators from all over the world have been making use of high-tech gadgets and lightning fast internet speeds to aid them in teaching kids the wonders of reading. Literacy instruction, among many [...]

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29 November 2013 ~ 1 Comment

TinkerED announced winner at Startup Weekend EDU, San Francisco Nov 2013

What is startup Weekend? Startup weekend EDU helps you to kick start your education startup ideas. Over the weekend you form teams with the attendees and get advice and support from valuable mentors who are industry professionals. My Story The idea for TinkerED came from my real life experience when I moved to San Francisco [...]

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31 October 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Finding the best educational technology tools: Edshelf

How Edshelf can help you find the best in EdTech This is a great website where you can: Find reviews of educational tools such as Apps and websites. Search for the most popular tools used by the Edshelf community. Create your own collections of educational tools that you use. View favorite collections made by others. [...]

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07 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Socrative

Socrative This is a great tool for teachers to use for a quick check on students knowledge. How to use it Sign up is quick and easy from  http://www.socrative.com/ Follow simple directions to set up quizzes and get a room number. Children go straight to the website on their device and can join your room [...]

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30 July 2013 ~ 2 Comments

My favourite Phonics and Literacy Websites

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/     One of my favourite all round sites. A fabulous range of activities to support a wide range of skills including Phonics. I love that you can choose the level of difficulty from medium to really hard Great quality of games and visuals that kids love.   http://www.starfall.com/   Good for beginning and [...]

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