Explore digital tools for learning and teaching.

Apple Clips

Looking to make videos in the classroom? Apple Clips is a neat free video-creation app for iPad or iPhone. Read more

Chrome Music Lab

Google wanted to help make learning about music a bit more accessible to everyone by using technology that’s open to everyone: the web. They built… Read more

ClassroomScreen

ClassroomScreen.com is a free online tool which brings together a host of useful tools for the classroom into one screen display. Read more

Duolingo

Duolingo is a free online tool which works via PC or mobile device (via browser or mobile-specific apps) and supports learners in learning a language… Read more

EDpuzzle

EDpuzzle is a free tool to let you add interactivity to online videos to help engage learners with the content rather than simply be passive viewers. Read more

Excel Online

Do your learners create graphs in your classroom? Perhaps after they undertake a survey, such as a traffic survey, favourite food, eye colour, or something… Read more

GarageBand

GarageBand operates like a fully equipped music studio, giving you a library of lessons and sounds that include percussion, rhythm, and vocals. Read more

iMovie

With iMovie, create professional‑looking videos without an editing degree. Easily add photos and videos to projects, trim clips with your finger, add seamless transitions, and… Read more

iPad Camera

Your Connected Falkirk iPad’s inbuilt camera has a host of features beyond simply taking a photograph. Whether it’s time-lapse, slo-mo, burst-mode, video, panorama, zoom or… Read more

Keynote

Keynote is a brilliant versatile tool for learning and teaching. Billed as a presentation software Keynote does so much more than you might expect. Read more

MERGE Cube

MERGE cube lets the teacher or learner move a 3D object as if it’s right there in their hand! Read more

Microsoft Dictation Tools

Microsoft’s in built dictation tools makes note taking and writing easy and can useful for all learners. Read more

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge web browser has a number of features which make it useful in an educational context. So if you’re not yet using it you… Read more

Microsoft Forms

With Microsoft Forms, you can create surveys, quizzes, and polls, invite others to respond to it using almost any web browser or mobile device, see real-time… Read more

Microsoft Immersive Reader

Immersive Reader is a free tool that implements proven techniques to improve reading and writing for people, regardless of their age or ability. Read more

Microsoft Lens

Microsoft Office Lens is a tool which allows you to capture information from documents, whiteboards, business cards, receipts, menus, signs, handwritten memos, or anything else… Read more

Microsoft Paint 3D

Microsoft Paint 3D on Windows devices provides a handy tool for creating, remodelling, manipulating and sharing 2D and 3D images. If you find your own… Read more

Microsoft Photos app Video editor

Move over Windows Movie Maker – and start making movies on a PC/laptop with the free Microsoft Photos app! If you previously had been used to… Read more

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a collaborative workspace within Microsoft Office 365 that many schools and classes are using as their Virtual Learning Environment. Read more

Notes

A notepad built into your device, with Notes you can capture a quick thought, create checklists, sketch ideas, and more. Read more

OneNote

OneNote is a free tool which works online through a web browser, or through apps for mobile devices, or as a desktop software (it’s also… Read more

OneNote Class Notebook

Built into Microsoft Teams OneNote Class Notebooks have a personal workspace for every student, a content library for handouts and a collaboration space for lessons… Read more

PicCollage

Much more than the name might suggest, PicCollage is a free app which works on multiple platforms including iPads, Android, Windows and Amazon devices. Yes… Read more

PowerPoint Designer

Do you want to present with panache, style or flair? If you or your learners spend a lot of time trying to make your PowerPoint… Read more

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint Online extends your Microsoft PowerPoint experience to the web browser, where you can work with presentations directly on the website where the presentation is stored. Read more

PowerPoint Presenter Coach

If you are looking for a way to support learners (or indeed, yourself!) to be clear, expressive and confident when communicating & presenting to others… Read more

Stikbot Studio

Stop-motion animation creation by pupils in a classroom is an engaging way for learners to demonstrate their learning. Try it with Stikbot Studio! Read more

Sway

Boost your public presentations with Sway! Read more

Tinkercad

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use web app that equips the next generation of designers and engineers with the foundational skills for innovation: 3D design, electronics,… Read more

Word Online

So are your pupils are already familiar with using Microsoft Word? Then why not consider using Microsoft Word Online available to all Glow users in… Read more

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