SketchUp: The 3D Modelling Program

What is SketchUp? SketchUp is a 3D modelling application used for projects on architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and video game design. Here, I will talk about the main features of SketchUp as well as demonstrating a small tutorial of drawing simple objects.  Main features  Different versions SketchUp has different versions for certain groups of…

A grammar app for ESOL

1 What is it? It is a mobile phone app called CorrectMe English Grammar help 2 How do you access it? you can download it for free. There is a free basic version you can use but also a premium version which you pay for. 3 What don’t you like about it? It works only…

My review of Quizlet

What it is: Quizlet is a learning/revision app which can aid and also individually teach students. It allows teachers to create quizzes and flashcard sets and share them with their students, like on Google Classroom. Students can also create their own digital revision notes/flashcard sets. The app will automatically create quizzes and match questions. This…

Duolingo – the “fun” way to learn a language

Description Duolingo is currently a very popular language–learning platform, having over 300 million users around the world. Their mission is to make learning a language free, have fun, and make it accessible. It’s made to feel like a game – which is scientifically proven to be very effective. Benefits of Duolingo Drawbacks of Duolingo Recommendation? I would…

Lingbe

Lingbe has a language exchange system. So it’s basically a give and take app where you are both the teacher and learner. Overall, it’s a fun way to make friends, learn cultures and learn a new language especially English. Although there are many apps like Lingbe that connect with native speakers, I have selected it…

Tasker – Automate your phone

Tasker is an Android app which performs tasks (a set of actions) based on contexts in user made profiles or home shortcuts (widgets). It drastically extends the ability of your phone. It can be used for a lot of things – for example: Launching Spotify when headphones are connected Setup a birthday message to be…

The benefits of playing FIFA

About the game: FIFA is a football game where you control a team and play as them e.g. you can play as Arsenal, Barcelona etc. In FIFA you will do exactly what you will do in real-life football like throwing balls back onto the pitch, corners and everything else you would do in real-life football….

Review of Notion

Notion is a workspace app, used for notes, projects and documents. This application has multiple uses and formats and templates making it very flexible to suit different needs for different users. Here I will talk about the basic tools of Notion and how I use Notion to organize my school work. TemplatesNotion has a vast…

Student Digital Ambassadors Required at City and Islington College!

 Do you: Need experience to improve your employability or help with university applications? Want to enhance your study programme? Like learning about new technologies and social media? Enjoy helping others? We need students to help us improve learning technology, develop digital skills and drive change and innovation! Volunteers should be prepared to commit 1 hour…

Bett2020: My experience.

This year I was given the opportunity to attend the Bett show in January alongside my digital ambassador partners. the Bett show is a massive gathering of global network partners and educators to come together and deliver inspiring content and ideas into EdTech practices in the UK and across the world. It was the first…