How we use Padlet in Media Studies

I discovered the wonders of Padlet last year.  I was looking for a platform for my Media Studies students to use to post evidence of their research and planning for their A2 coursework. There is a requirement for them to post all their evidence on a ‘blog’ and along with this to use a range…

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…

Can a Student Digital Ambassador help?

The Student Digital Ambassador Programme was set up to promote digital literacy and innovation at the College. Students work in partnership with the eLearning team, teaching and support staff as well as external organisations on projects, training and events.  This year the programme has been extended and we have recruited students from all 5 Centres….

CANDI Student Digital Ambassador Team

If you are a teacher who would like to take advantage of an excellent, free service, our Student Digital Ambassadors can: Give feedback and make suggestions on digital learning Improve teachers’ and students’ digital skills Promote technology for independent study and enrichment Test and review educational apps Run student focus groups Create learning resources Design…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: Self-Control!

Self-Control is a free application and allows you to block certain websites for a set amount of time. This enables you to concentrate fully on your studies and avoid sporadically checking social networks.Once you put these blocks in place, it’s impossible for you to access them until the time you’ve previously specified runs out.Until that timer expires,…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: Udemy

Udemy is a free application to download that allows you to download tutorials to enhance your knowledge and skill range. Udemy provides  online e-classes  on: programmes, specific skills and provides lectures coursed towards a user’s specific interests.  Some topics on Udemy which tutorials are available in are: photography, coding, business… Although the application Udemy is…

Student Digital Ambassadors Required!

Do you: Need work experience to improve your employability? Want to enhance your study programme? Like learning about new technologies and social media? Enjoy helping others? We need students to help us improve their experience with learning technology, develop digital literacies and drive change at the College! Volunteers should be prepared to commit 2-3 hours…