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Just imagine…

Imagine simplicity in a touchscreen. The ability to walk straight into a meeting and get to work without the need of plugging in your laptop, making sure your touchscreen is on the right source or struggling to set up technology that you don’t really know how to use.

Imagine being able to walk up to a touchscreen, and in front of […]

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Blackboards – Huh? What are they?

 

Did you know that the chalk board was invented in the 1800s and the whiteboard in the 1950s? Ask your child, a young niece or nephew or your neighbour’s kids, what a blackboard is and quite often they’ll look at you like you’re speaking a foreign language. Worrying? No, it shouldn’t be, because it quite simply means that their schools […]

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VIVIDtouch Screens – Why Windows 10?

 

Why not Android™? What is so special about Windows 10 built in a touch screen? How will it benefit me in the classroom…?

Well to start, familiarity is key. Millions of laptops and PCs used at home are operated by Microsoft® Windows. There is no need to learn a whole new system just for work and be worried about your students […]

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Introducing VIVIDtouch Touchscreens!

 

“A game changer” With a Windows 10 Operating System, the VIVIDtouch screens offer the education market something no other panel does. A build-in INTEL Quad Core processor means users can access, manage and create content, quickly, easily and intuitively. Access to thousands of educational apps through the Windows App Store, makes the VIVIDtouch screens a “game changer” for education in […]

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E-Safety Resources – Web We Want

The Web We Want (www.webwewant.eu) site gives you loads of resources including handbooks for teens and educators, lesson plans and activities. The handbooks are available to download in a variety of languages, and cover the following:

Chapter 1: My rights and responsibilities
Chapter 2: “Information is not knowledge” (Albert Einstein)
Chapter 3: Participating on the web
Chapter 4: Shape your identity
Chapter 5: Privacy, my most […]

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iOS 9.3 – new education features

iOS 9.3 is now available to download and has the following Education improvements:

Introduces a preview of Shared iPad that enables multiple students to use the same iPad at different times. This will involve keeping user data on iCloud.
Adds compatibility for the new Classroom app – this is intended to be a “teacher’s assistant”. The first major new feature is Screen […]

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Happy Safer Internet Day!

Today is Safer Internet Day!

Safer Internet Day is a celebration of the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.

In the UK, Safer Internet Day is coordinated by the SaferInternet.org.uk, visit their website for:

Education Packs

Videos

Quizzes

Images and banners

Social media campaign

Supporters list and more!

Twitter @saferinternetday

The day offers the opportunity to highlight positive uses of technology and to explore the role […]

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Win a ticket to the Wiltshire ICT day on Twitter!

Your chance to win a ticket to attend the Wiltshire ICT Experience day for schools! (T&C apply*)
The ICT experience day has been brought together to help ICT Subject leaders challenge their thinking for providing teaching and learning.

The day will comprise of interactive sessions hosted by our keynote speakers, with local teachers and educationalists sharing their experiences on the impact of […]

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Starter iPad Apps

I often get asked what are the recommended apps for schools? This a hard question to answer as there are a lot of great apps schools could use. You have to be quite specific when asking about apps, for example I get asked what maths apps, again there are just so many I have to reply, what do you want […]

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Chance to win a Beamz Interactive Player!

For 5 days only we are running an exciting competition if you follow and retweet @futurformict on Twitter

At the end of the week we will pick a winner at random and send them an amazing Beamz Player for their school which currently retails at £199.99! Terms and Conditions apply*

If you are looking for a new approach to engaging students in your music lessons […]

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