January 1, 2019

As part of iTeacher's new Board Game Making module for students, 3D printing is now an option! Instead of creating your games on paper it's now possible to 3D Print their designed components in safe PLA plastic. We ran this session at Carlingford West recently and the...

September 11, 2018

This week we've been working with staff and students at Yates Public school, with their fleet of Spheros. The Edu version of Sphero offers a huge range of coding possibilities, with its stand alone app and swift playgrounds integration. Giving the students a real world...

May 4, 2018

This week we're working with the staff and students from Rydalmere East. This engagement is a little different as the class has three year groups in one. This produces its own challenges, but the iPad is a great leveller. Let's be honest, since when has a child's 'date...

March 8, 2018

As part of Apple's I.L.E program we've been working with Willoughby Public School this week. The program runs over 2 weeks with the emphasis being on the school developing their iPad use in classrooms. As part of the program a school is allocated an Apple Learning Spec...

February 22, 2018

It's always great to get into the classrooms and share the awesome things that the iPad can do for students. Sometimes though the network, or the proxies bring everything to a grinding halt. Without the infrastructure working at a semi decent level you will always have...

February 4, 2018

One of the hidden gems in iOS 11 is the ability for students to record their screens. Not just screen snapshots, but an actual recording. This is great for teachers who want their students to create 'how to' tutorials.

Strangely, the option to turn on 'screen recor...

February 3, 2018

Welcome to the new fleet of iTeacher droids and drones! Who wouldn't love coding a BB-8 to go on a recon mission, or sending a sphero around a course to catch another sphero?  With apps like TickleTynker and Swift Playgrounds there's a lot of...

January 30, 2018

Good news if you're a school who uses Pic Collage (as you should). There's now an education version which gets rid of those annoying game ads that pop up everytime you finish a collage. No account is needed, and there are no social media links to distract the little da...

January 27, 2018

Last week saw us working with the Staff of Medowie Christian school. A lot of fun and learning was had. The aim of the session was to create a buzz around the new iPad devices that staff had been allocated. A lot of times the fear factor for some teachers is quite high...

November 19, 2017

One of the coolest features of the iPad's iOS is the split screen function. Available on high end iPads, its a great way for students to multitask on two apps. With the latest update students can also drag items from one window to the other. This works great...