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…

A Word of Encouragement As You Begin Teaching Online

These are strange times indeed for those working in education but regardless of whether you are planning to deliver your upcoming lessons with Microsoft Teams, Moodle and Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom and Hangouts or Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams, here is some basic guidance for teaching staff at City and Islington College (as well as…

Creating Digital Stories with Adult ESOL Students

Lois Darlington, the Staff Digital Leader for the Centre for Lifelong Learning, recently agreed to explore creating Digital Stories using Adobe Spark with her Adult ESOL students. Adobe Spark is a free tool that is available to all College staff and students. We worked with the student digital ambassadors to create step by step guides…

Review of Inshot

Inshot app is today’s most used app for editing photos and videos on smartphones. Nowadays, smartphone cameras have much more technology similar to the digital cameras. People often use their smartphone to capture their perfect moments in the life. Inshot app gives a wide range of options to the user to enhance their photos and…

Why Evernote Is Everlasting.

Evernote is free app available for both android and apple users with over 200 million customers using it since 2007. The app has a number of purposes ranging from note-taking to managing your projects and work safely in your files. Evernote has even been reviewed as the best note taking app of this year, 2019…

gigl-the new student employability app

gigl aims to help students find part-time work in London with no need for a CV. The app can be downloaded for free on either the Apple App store or Google Play on your phone. It works by enabling you to upload a 1 minute video of yourself to express your personality and how you…

Citymapper App Review

Citymapper is a free app, which makes travel around your city more efficient and easier. Free to download on both on the Google play store and the App store, city mapper is accessible to all. What is Citymapper? Citymapper is a phone application which makes travel around your city easier by compressing all you need into one…

Bus Times

The app Bus Times allows you to look at the time a bus is coming to a specific stop. How it works is it looks for specific bus stops around your current location and it allows you to see what times the different busses are coming. E.g. if you are looking for a way you…

App review:7 Cups (Anxiety and Stress Chat)

What is it about? 7 Cups connects teens with volunteer listeners with whom they can share what they are going through and feel heard while maintaining anonymity and confidentiality. Today’s students are under more stress than ever. Social and emotional factors like loneliness, depression, and anxiety are leading causes of student distress and college dropouts….