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Fun or fear? Spreadsheets for Problem Solving in the Primary Classroom – fun over fear!

Mention spreadsheets to some teachers and there may be a visible shudder!  For those unfamiliar with the use of spreadsheets in a primary classroom they don’t tend to conjure up ideas of a fun activity for pupils.  Part of the reason for that is that for those who have used spreadsheets in their adult life, …

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2Simple Infant Video Toolkit – it’s nothing to do with video!

2Simple infant video toolkit from http://www.2simple.com/ comprises six programs for early years introducing basic skills, and supported by excellent video lessons aimed at teachers using them with the pupils (that’s where the “video” fits in the title!). 2Paint – Draw pictures with a very simple painting program 2Publish – Combine words & pictures & create letters, borders, envelopes & much …

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Game-making in the primary classroom with 2DIY from 2Simple

2DIY from 2Simple (now part of Purple Mash online suite of tools) provides the means for teachers and primary pupils to create their own interactive resources, activities, games, puzzles, quizzes. With this software teachers and primary school children themselves can create cross-curricular, personalised resources and use them on whiteboards, websites, blogs or a learning platform like Glow. Learning is …

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