Technology to support Hinge Questions

Following an insightful talk by Matt Bromley on stretch and challenge at our post-Christmas CPD day, the eLearning team came away from the session thinking about some of the technology available to support ‘Hinge Questioning.’ This is the concept of having a key question in a learning sequence in order …

Wizer – Interactive Worksheets

Description Wizer allows you to create interactive content that consists of a variety of tasks and content. By adding text, videos and images the worksheets can be used to introduce new topics or help explain any previous topic. As well as this, there are a variety of questions that can …

Spiral – Ask engaging questions

Description Spiral is a collaborative learning tool that allows students to interact with questions and prompts, without the pressure of being marked in front of their peers. The responses can either be in the form of a short answer or a drawing, which is then submitted for the teacher to …

Quizizz – Quick quizzes using memes

Description Quizizz is an quick and easy tool to create quizzes that students can take part in during classes or at home. Using either their own devices or college devices, students are given the same questions but just in a different order. Depending on whether they get questions right or …

Vidra – Tell a story

Description Vidra is a very quick and easy way of creating a video to explain something using text, images, icons and voice overs. The interface is extremely simple, making it easy for staff or students to create engaging videos in no time at all. Impact On Learners There’s a variety of ways …

3in30 – New for May!

NEW FOR MAY! ‘3in30’ demos – online apps for teaching, learning and assessment Come along to our 3in30 demos of quick and easy apps that you can use in the classroom. Each session will cover 3 free apps in 30 minutes that you can download and start using straightaway with …

Class Dojo – Create avatars, award points

Description Class Dojo is a fun way of engaging a class and giving them an opportunity to create a character to represent them. From simple tasks such as taking attendance to rewarding individual students, groups or the whole class. Using a points based system and each student having their own avatar, Class …

Kick-start your eLearning Project

We are pleased to announce that the eLearning Team has a small amount of funding available for individuals or teams to kick-start their technology based Teaching, Learning and Assessment idea. Proposals can be anything technology related; from software and hardware, to sharing good practice or “students as partners”. If you have …