Bolt From The Blue

It’s now over 6 years since Sphero first burst into classrooms with their original Sphero 1.0 & 2.0. Since then they have also released the Mini, Ollie and SPRK+. If you are looking to expand your STEAM resources for 2020, check out their latest addition to the team, Sphero Bolt. Paired with the free ‘Sphero…

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Flaming Galah!

There is a new galah on the scene and it’s not flaming, but Tweeting! The Tweeting Galah & The Surfing Penguin are sensationally clever picture story books written to support primary schools to teach cyber safety. These two books are written by a West Australian educator, Kim Maslin, who has managed to weave contemporary digital…

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Get Internet Awesome

As we immerse our students in the riches of digital learning, it is imperative that we keep cyber safety/digital citizenship at the forefront. If you teach Grades 3-6, then Be Internet Awesome is a must. The lessons are structured within the framework of five key positives behaviours: Smart, Alert, Strong, Kind & Brave. Each module…

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Specdrums

Sphero continue to secure their place in the education market with the introduction of their new product, Specdrums. Concept When worn by the user, this ring can be tapped on any coloured surface to create a variety of sounds, beats and loops. The rings are Bluetooth Midi compatible and when paired with an IOS or…

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Mapping Mash Up

Geo Tools are one of those resources that get students excited in the classroom, and thankfully, it’s also one of those things that Google does particularly well. With Google Maps, MyMaps, the phenomenal Google Earth, Street View and VR integration; Google has it covered in the Geo space. Using these tools in the classroom can…

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