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….

Digital Solution To Bushcraft?

So you’re lost in the woods! With this new app, your misery is over before it began. “Survival Manual” is an app all about bushcraft aka wilderness survival skills. It is available on the Google Play store and with a relatively low data size this keep-safe will not steal your storage. The app has a…

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…

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…