The BBC have updated their Bitesize app for Android
By making use of the tools and resources within Glow, the following aspirations have become achievable. Using Glow enables…
…learners to share their work with their peers and teachers.
…learners to access and share their work with their parents at home.
…dyslexic learners to adapt & manage their own printed materials, increasing their independence and reducing staff input and costs.
…all staff to access their own files and resources from anywhere.
…supply and peripatetic staff to work more effectively.
…easier access to help, support and useful learning resources.
…iPads, Androids and other mobile devices to become the textbook and jotter combined, with files saved and shared through OneDrive.
…schools and offices to become virtually paperless, with potential savings of thousands of pounds every year.
…life-long digital learning profiles to become a reality.
…Bring Your Own Device to become a reality.
…vibrant blogs & websites to be created free of charge, maintained by staff and contributed to by pupils.
…meetings to be more productive, with agendas pre-shared digitally as PDFs and minutes written in a shared-access notebook.
…existing hardware infrastructure (PCs, servers) to become increasingly irrelevant for learning & teaching, reducing the need for replacement leading to further long-term financial savings.
RM invite you to come along to the RM Seminar in Stirling. This is a free event and it is CPD accredited. Throughout the day we’ll be running three streams of presentations – two technical and one Glow related. You’ll also get the chance to network with peers and experts. Example sessions include:
– Glow and the Scottish Attainment Challenge
– Managing Mobile Devices with Lightspeed
– Your Network in the Cloud
This seminar takes place on 22nd March and we hope to see you there!
Sign up for free today.
Should we have a “huge distrust of the increasing use of ‘brands’ in education which leads to increasing competition between the ‘haves’ and further disadvantage among the ‘have nots’?”
Dean Groom discusses…
There are FIVE things that kids need to know about and apply.
- All media messages are constructed.
- Media messages are constructed using a creative language with its own rules.
- Different people experience the same media message differently.
- Media have embedded values, opinions, and points of view.
- Most media messages are organized to gain profit and/or power.
Want to start using an iPad, but really not sure what the little circular button is even called? This course is for you:
Be sure to open/download these links on an iPad – every poster has ‘clickable links’ for each app…
The Original!!! Blooms/SAMR. With ‘live’ embedded links!
iPad Apps for Learners with Dyslexia/Reading and Writing Difficulties
iPad Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs:Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Apps for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Bloom’s Taxonomy (Teach with your iPad)
For those establishments who can see open-source community (and pricing) benefits of Android, it may seem a little harder to find help/support for Android devices. Fear not! Stirling & Clackmannanshire are ‘device agnostic’ in our approach. We aim to support all devices that support learning & teaching.
More Android (and Windows) posts to follow….
In the meantime, click here, for an ‘Android app wheel’ poster PDF for Learners with Dyslexia / Reading and Writing Difficulties.
As with the other app wheels, it is best to download/open it on the Android device itself, as all of the images on the PDF are ‘clickable links’.
The credit for this particular wheel again, goes to our colleagues in Call Scotland. Se more here: