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…

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…

Foap app review

Foap is a free app designed for people to upload pictures taken on their smartphone or cameras to sell and to compete in competitions so they can earn big rewards. The pros of Foap The best thing about Foap is that it gives aspiring photographers a platform to gain exposure for their talent. Each picture…

TASTY THE APP EVERY COOK SHOULD HAVE

what is tasty? tasty is a mobile cooking app for the largest recipe network on the globe: buzzfeed. With over 5 million downloads, the app provides it users with an endless list of recipes across different cultures with a video on how to properly prepare a dish of your choice. The app is free for…

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….

Snatch app review

Overview Snatch is a free app that can be found both in the App Store and the Google Play store. This app consists of combining a game with the possibility of getting items for free, ranging from voucher codes to real cash. This app is completely free, and has in-app purchases to help you in…

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…

Using Google Classroom – Differentiation in setting assignments to improve outcome

The inevitable influence of technology on teaching and learning must not be resisted, but rather embraced and applied in meaningful ways to positively impact on learning Fullan 2016. I believe embracing technology in teaching paves way for enhanced participation and engagement in the learning process. Google classroom thus provides a platform for enhanced participation by…

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…

Highlights from the Association of Colleges – JISC Technology Summit

Education 4.0 – Paul McKean (Head of FE and Skills, JISC) Paul McKean, the Head of FE and Skills at JISC, kicked off the Technology Summit by talking about the advance of “Education 4.0”. He said to expect to see Artificial Intelligence transforming teaching, more personalised and adaptive learning experiences, intelligent tutoring systems responding to…

Review of Photomaths

Photomaths is an extremely useful Mathematical app. It is a free app available for both Apple and Android devices.  More advanced versions are available at a price.  However, the free versions seems to be perfectly adequate.  The recommended age for this app is 4 year plus. Photomaths uses the camera on your phone to photograph…

Google Teacher Summit: London

Friday 1st March: Google Teacher summit in Google’s London Head office.  It was my first visit to Google and wow…. what a place.  The Google Teacher Summit brought together educators from around Europe to spend the day sharing ideas and learning about new developments with GSuite and Google Education tools.  The event took place on…