Category Archives: Highly Able

BBC micro:bit

The BBC has announced an exciting new IT initiative that is free to all UK secondary. The BBC micro:bit is a small device that can be programmed and interact via bluetooth to computer software. Visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4hVG2Br1W1LKCmw8nSm9WnQ/introducing-the-bbc-micro-bit to find out more. … Continue reading

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Another maths freebie!

Hi folks! Another quick wee freebie – this time a set of spatial awareness puzzles from HappyNumbers.com. Why not use a PDF reader or note-taking app to open these PDFs in so that your learners can complete them without you … Continue reading

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iOS App Profile: Where is that?

It’s been a wee while since I told you about a good app I’ve seen – I’ll try to do that more often! This one is called “Where is that?” – a fun, yet challenging geography game.  It’s free (woo-hoo!). … Continue reading

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iOS App Profile: Collins Big Cat

Many of you will be aware of the fabulous Collins Big Cat range of reading books, but did you know that they also have associated free apps? There are eight apps available, covering several reading levels.  They work essentially just like the books … Continue reading

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