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Since the updates to iWork apps in March, I have been playing around with various new elements.  The ability to draw on documents, animate the drawings on top of the ability to already collaborate on documents is a real bonus for schools when looking to enhance the learning in the […]

Making Books in Pages



For a while now I have been thinking about education and what it means to me and how it can be changed to really meet the needs of society. Lots of chats on Twitter and events I have attended have added to this mix and I thought it was about […]

What do we value in education?




Apple recently held an education Keynote where a whole host of updates to both software and hardware were announced.  These updates provide more functionality to learners and support the creativity element in the classroom. In Wales this announcement coincides with the continued adoption of the digital Competence Framework, an attempt […]

An Apple for Wales


Within the Apple Keynote in March, there was a significant mention of Augmented Reality. A few apps were introduced that showed huge potential for schools and will hopefully pave the way for more developers to consider how this technology can be used to enhance learning. Here is a brief response […]

Apple Edu 2018. AR in education



So Apple recently had a huge Keynote in Chicago that shared some great updates to both software and hardware to support education.  The updates included a new iPad that supports the use of Apple Pencil as well as some major updates to Apples apps such as Keynote and GarageBand.  All […]

Apple Education updates 2018


So you are looking to invest in new technology in your school. You have done some research and there seems to be a lot of discussion around iPad and a similar amount around Chromebook. So which do you go for? This is something that comes up quite often for schools […]

iPad vs Chromebook






So the #adechat on multitouch books got a lot of discussion going and one of my students came up with a fantastic idea to develop their own books around their work in University. Starting next week we are going to be trialling the creation of multitouch books created in iBooks […]

#adechat impact on student teachers



With the opening of the window to apply to become an ADE, there are lots of ways you can receive support in your process, a twitter chat was recently helped offering support and several ADEs have taken to writing guidance on the process. I thought I would take an alternative […]

#ade2017 application window