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Sparks of Interest | Monthly Archive | August
Archive | August, 2017

Year 6 Assembly – It’s Time – Imagine Dragon

Our Year 6 assembly fast approaching, we have a plan. We wanted to show off our Music and Tech ability. Imagine Dragons’ -It’s Time seems perfect, percussion, piano, guitars, and violins. And all on our iPads.¬†  

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Fractions Task with Minecraft

Fractions Task with Minecraft Students love Minecraft, and Fractions are challenging to understand, so why not mix the two. I created a Fractions task, where students used the idea and structure of Minecraft creation to build an¬†images and calculate the different fractions of colours used in their image. If we look at a ‘grass block’ […]

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Trialling Buddy Poke

Shout out to the ADE’s (Apple Distinguished Educators) that work behind the scenes. I was shown this awesome Buddy Poke App. You can create a character from a wide vary of backgrounds, ‘dress’ them, have them speak with body language and mannerisms, change the background images and setting. Great for having the kids think outside […]

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Makers Empire

We love the idea of using the 3D printer. The Challenge has been to find a program/app that works with the iPad. So far we haven’t had any luck, but we are about to trial Makers Empire. Makers Empire has a number of different functions, using blocks to create images, characters to alter, Toy’s to […]

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