EDUCATE: Better EdTech Better Learning

Educate is a project based at UCL which aims to bring together educators and tech companies to research and develop technology to use in education.  They are looking for proposals from educators to support them to become Entrepreneurs to take forward their ideas.  I recently attended a meeting of key stakeholders at UCL, providing a F.E Lecturer point of view.  I really want to come…

Maker Club Visit

During the workshop, I got the opportunity to develop many useful skills. The workshop not only allowed me to build understanding of programming but also see how I could apply it in the real world.  Before starting the workshop, we all engaged in a group activity, which involved discussing time before technology. The main focus of the maker…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: Codecademy

Codecademy is a great website for those interested in coding and learning new programming languages. Once you select a programming language that you would like to learn, it teaches you step by step and also explains the programming terminology used as you go along. Just sign up and you can access all the short programming courses…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: Learn languages for free- Mondly

Mondly is a free app that allows you to learn any languages including Spanish, English, French, Russian, Norwegian and more!  Use this application to achieve all language skills! Pros The website has a lot of languages (29) you can learn, that are not available on most language apps yet. It includes Finnish, Croatian, Hindi, Greek,…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: Gojimo

Gojimo, http://www.gojimo.com/,  is a free revision app which is available on the App Store and Google Play store that allows you to quickly revise specific topics from a variety of subjects. The app allows the user to select a specific qualification level, for example GCSE or A level, after which they have to select a subject…