Leeds Mencap is calling for volunteers and artefacts to help with an exhibition in 2013 to celebrate its 60th birthday entitled ‘the social history of learning disabilities in Leeds’ to take place at the Leeds City Museum
Source skills are difficult for many students and quite frankly can be boring! ignite their enthusiasim whilst building their core skills with Translator with Voice App. This cheap app allows students to feel like real historians by using original foreign language sources and simply translating them with the app. The app also pays back sources as an audio file so it can help less able students build confidence in using sources. The app takes a simple source question and helps build it into an exciting enuiry opportunity for all the class to participate in.
The Anne Frank Trust will be releasing an Anne Frank App in October 2012. This app will contain the entire extract of Anne Frank's Diary and will also contain activities and tasks revolving around this monumental piece of literature. From looking at the various infomation on the app it appears that the tasks and activities will be differentiated by age group and ability making it a definitive peice of software for students and teachers to use as a working resource for accessing the story of Anne and the Holocuast.
Get an idea of the timescales involved in the birth and evolution of our planet with this stunning video. You will be stunned - microbes have been around a lot longer than you think! Suitable for all ages.