Some staff have told us they feel a bit wary at the idea of doing green screen, thinking it will be a complex technical task that involves lots of effort for an admittedly great reward. Nothing could be further from the truth however- Green Screen by Do ink is an app that, within the space of three taps, you can have your pupils reporting from every corner of the world or animating against spectacular backgrounds.
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Spaces are available for this special event run by XMA, our iPad procurement partner, and iTeach, who deliver iPad training across Scotland.
This unique event will introduce you to using iPad creatively across subjects and acquaint you with drones, sensors, 3D printers, coding and more.
The Mission to Mars runs in Edinburgh on 31st March 2017 at Dynamic Earth.
To find out more you can sign up below and select the Edinburgh event.
Mission to Mars Registration
Pupils at Fossoway Primary tackled a whole new collection of skills and abilities by challenging themselves to use the iPad to tell the story of the Nativity in French. Pupils decided to create their own digital puppet show using the Puppet Pals HD app that comes on the devices.
This was a really creative way of providing a stimulus to speak French and develop good ICT and collaboration skills. Pupils decided to create their own puppets by photographing their creations and cutting them out using the app so that they can be moved around and placed within the scene. All of this took Continue reading 1plus2 Nativity Story
Here’s a starter video for a great little app, YAKiT Kids, which allows you to take any image – be it drawn, taken from the web or a picture you have taken, and add a mouth and then record some speech and watch the lips move in sync. So what you may cry? How could I use this in my classroom?
Well, we’ve seen it being used with pictures from magazines or from museum trips taken of statues, pupils own Continue reading YAKiT Kids – anything can have a pair of lips!
Unbelievably the excellent apps developed by Duck Duck Moose for Early years pupils are now all free on iPad. There are loads of favourites here, from Chatterpix to Draw and Tell, these apps should add extra depth for your learners. Have a play yourself, they are great fun.