Earlier this academic year, I had heard many positive musings about Alan Peat’s Exciting Sentences App that I finally relented and purchased my very own. It was money well spent. Using the ideas contained within has allowed ‘my two’ Year 3/4 classes writing to flourish. Initially unaware of any order to the progression, and following a chance conversation with […]Read more "We created a Padlet for collaboration and for #padletbombing"
This morning Class 4 spent some of their Maths session exploring the Pic Collage App (many thanks @SwayGrantham for the inspiration). A really versatile app that very quickly and easily shares the children’s learning. After estimating and accurately weighed items that were 1kg, the children were invited to select objects from within the classroom that they thought weighed approximately […]Read more "We used Pic collage in Maths"
After being inspired by @ThisIsLiamM, an ambitious first session was planned for Class 5. Creating word clouds on Tagxedo, to aid the personification poetry, the class realised they lacked some quality words. These were hastily provided by the children, utilising two excellent google docs forms (one for inanimate objects and another for human characteristics). A selection of 150 words were […]Read more "We used QR codes, Google Forms, Tagxedo and Padlet to create poetry on the iPad."