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 …

PowToons – Create animated clips

Description PowToons is an online animated presentation tool that allows users to create animated video clips using a range of templates, images and transitions. The software is simple to use, making it ideal for teachers to create content, as well as being a useful tool for students to create presentations or display a …

Appear.in – Quick and easy video conferencing

Description Video conferencing is notoriously difficult to set up, maintain and use on a regular basis. However, with Appear.in the interface and settings are stripped down to a bare minimum, in order to make video conferencing much easier and simpler to set up. At the moment Appear.in supports up to …

Aurasma – The Augmented Reality App

Description Aurasma is a new concept in the ‘scan for more’ trend that is all over apps and websites. The app bases it’s premise on augmented reality, in where a trigger is scanned and a video, gif, or image then appears as an overlay. As the device moves Aurasma keeps …

Venngage- Quick and Easy Infographics

Description Venngage is an online infographic creation tool. It allows the user to create beautiful graphics containing still images and live videos. Venngage has a bank of excellent templates that you can use to help you create not only useful, but attractive infographics too! Check out this example. Impact On …

RefMe – Referencing made simple

Description Referencing can be a problem for many people when writing academic work. Whether you need help with layout of your references, with a specific type of referencing or just want to speed the process up, RefMe is here to help. Using the app you can scan the barcodes of …

Gojimo – The quizzing app

Description Gojimo is a revision tool that covers a wide range of education levels, including GCSE and A levels. Each level has a wide array of pre-written quizzes that cover a selection of subjects such as Maths, English, History and many more. The platform is designed to enable revision in …