Note to self…

Guest post today! It’s me… but me two years ago..! Do you or your kids play video/computer games? I wrote this during my Masters year (on ‘Mysteryboxes’, my Masters blog) when I was looking into video games and what we can learn from them about learning and engagement. At the same time I was aContinue reading “Note to self…”

Getting QReative with World Book Day – part one

Thursday 7th March is World Book Day 2013 On this day all sorts of activities are organised across the globe to celebrate ‘the book’! One of the events a lot of schools are adopting is the ‘Book Swap’ where young people bring in a book from home, that they’ve already read (and presumably recommend…), andContinue reading “Getting QReative with World Book Day – part one”

Digital Imaging on iPad (via AudioBoo)

The images above are on display at Perth Museum and Art Gallery. From left to right, the second, fourth and fifth displays were completed as part of an iPad workshop I led in November 2012 and are exhibited until the end of March. This week some of the young people who took part in the project,Continue reading “Digital Imaging on iPad (via AudioBoo)”

Guildtown Project (via AudioBoo)

Guildtown was founded in 1818 by the Guildry Incorporation of Perth. The Primary School, through a series of interlinked projects (many of them delivered through the Living Communities Programme at Perth Museum and Art Gallery), explored the Guildsmen and the trades that they governed. They also made a mini-documentary including a recreation of how theContinue reading “Guildtown Project (via AudioBoo)”

Beautiful Fife

My last post had no pictures. This one has lots. Something for everyone then..?! The Balmullo History QR Code Safari was properly completed recently. For a while a few of the temporary codes had been left in place while we arranged fixings for the permanent ones. Now all of the permanent codes are in place,Continue reading “Beautiful Fife”

Story Tasters

“Eve reads from ‘Dexter’s Dinosaurs’ by Michaela Morgan – chapter four. Eve is in P3 and loves reading aloud. Listen to this story taster to decide if you would like to read the book for yourself!” This is one of the ways in which I have been using AudioBoo with my daughter to encourage herContinue reading “Story Tasters”