Today we had a brief dabble with a wonderful app called ‘Thinglink’, app-smashing it with PicCollage, to share the children’s ‘Hour of Code’ session. First we used PicCollage to arrange a set of images of the children at work coding (using Scratch or Python) before saving the image and importing it into Thinglink. Then by tapping […]Read more "We experimented with Thinglink at Code club"
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"