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….

Don’t forget Free

I am Danielle, a student in the Centre for Lifelong Learning at City and Islington College. This is my third year and I am currently studying Level 1 English. Below is my review of an app I recently tried. What is the app?  The app I am going to review is called “Don’t forget Free”….

Reddit – The Most Unknown Popular Website In The World

When you have conversations with people, you will often refer to something you saw or read online in the same way you’ll refer to something you saw on TV, right? I do this and mention the app or website REDDIT, this will usually result in a blank expression from people like they don’t know what…

Review of Snapchat

What is snapchat? Snapchat is worldwide messaging app. Over 200 million active users use snapchat daily. In snapchat, you are able to talk to your friends and meet new people. Also you can send images to your friends and you post images or videos to your story so you can show people what you did…

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…

Trialing Google Expeditions with an ESOL Class

As well as trialing Google Classroom this year, we have been looking at a number of other tools and apps. An example of this is Google Expeditions. Google Expeditions provides high quality 360 Degree and Virtual Reality resources for a number of different topics and subject areas. Some of our student digital ambassadors have already…

Using Google Classroom with ESOL students: a lesson on Childhood

GC was used once a week over a 4 week period with Level 1 ESOL students. Motivation was high and once the various login teething troubles were out of the way, students found it easy and engaging to use. Using a blended learning approach, students progressed to GC half way through the lesson as a…