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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


I started using Smore as a school newsletter about 4 years ago.  It is a simple programme that creates really nice newsletters that can easily be shared in various ways. I wanted to create a newsletter that not only shared information specific to my need but also easily integrate some […]

Using Smore



I delivered a lecture yesterday on the new Digital Competence Framework in Wales to our first year trainee teachers.  The new framework looks at how technology should be integrated into the curriculum to allow for confident and creative individuals. Whilst delivering the session we discussed how the framework was not […]

Changing focus #edtech







The Apple Institute is a fantastic week of professional development, online a chance to meet fellow innovative educators and a chance to explore new ideas.  It also challenges you to think about what you do well and how to share it with others. Every year there is an opportunity to […]

#ADE2015: The legacy



This year the ADE Institute took place in Amsterdam and we welcomed a fantastic class of over 200 new ADEs from across the EMEIA region. (Europe, pills Middle East, tadalafil India and Africa)  the last part being significant as for the first time there were ADEs representing the Africa region […]

#ADE2015; Welcoming the New Class


For a while now I have been exploring the use of beacon technology.  I was first really introduced to the technology by @gavinsmart through the work he was doing in school, medicine then on an Apple Institute in San Diego last year I had some first hand experience of using […]

iBeacons in education


In 1997 Apple launched their new advertising campaign titled Think Different.  It was aimed at the people that used Apple products as the ones that were creators, as Apple called them, “the crazy ones’. As I look at education now and the influx of technology I can see a whole […]

Do you really “think different”?



This week saw the launch of a great collection of lesson ideas direct from Apple Distinguished Educators around the world. The idea behind these courses is to give learners more independence in their studies and to support them in every aspect of the learning process. The courses provide a structure […]

Organic PE on iTunes U



So over the week we took part in field trips, viagra order case looking at scientific studies, ampoule story telling, conservation etc.  We were Citizen Scientists and in the role of learners for the week. To support this study we were asked to download the ADE iTunes U course and […]

One thing to take from #ADE2014