Resources

Digital Explorer: tales from the Great Barrier Reef

Digital Explorer: tales from the Great Barrier Reef

in this TeachShare, first broadcast on 18th December 2012, Jamie Buchanan Dunlop joins Alan Parkinson for a look at the Catlin Seaview Survey, and the resources that are being produced for this ...

Level: Secondary

  • Sustainability
  • Oceans
  • Coral reef
  • Great barrier reef
Using Triptico

Using Triptico

In this TeachShare, first broadcast on 19th April 2012, David Riley of Triptico and Vital Geography Portal Manager Alan Parkinson discuss how the Triptico interactive whiteboard resources can ...

Level: Cross-phase

  • Whiteboard
  • Triptico
  • Iwb
  • Interactive
Spread a little 'appiness

Spread a little 'appiness

In this TeachShare webinar, first broadcast on 29th November 2012, Alan Parkinson takes a look at both iOS & Android apps and discusses their uses in the classroom and beyond.

Level: Cross-phase

  • Geography
  • Teachshare
  • Ios
  • Apps
  • Android
Safer Internet Day Successes 2013

Safer Internet Day Successes 2013

In this TeachShare, first broadcast on 5th February 2013 we take a look at Safer Internet Day successes and celebrate the 10th anniversary of SID.

Level: Cross-phase

  • Safer internet day
GreatBritishKids

GreatBritishKids

First broadcast on 26th April 2012, this TeachShare introduces GreatBritishKids, the first free socially responsible social network for under 18s to verify its members with CRB registered ...

Level: Cross-phase

  • Social networking
Appshed: a free platform for students to create mobile apps

Appshed: a free platform for students to create mobile apps

In this TeachShare webinar, first broadcast on 5th December 2012, Janet Chapman is joined by Torsten from Appshed to take a look at some of the new tools available for teachers in this free ...

Level: Secondary

  • Programming
  • Teachshare
  • Coding
  • Apps
  • Appshed
  • Mobile apps
Teaching science in the primary classroom

Teaching science in the primary classroom

This TeachShare, first broadcast on 24th May 2012 explores the issues facing non-specialist teachers of science to primary school children.

Level: Primary

  • Science
  • Ks1
  • Ks2
  • Primary science
Using text adventure games in the classroom

Using text adventure games in the classroom

In this TeachShare, first broadcast on 27th March 2012, Alex Warren, creator of Quest Text Adventure Games, joins Vital English and Literacy Portal Manager Michael Walsh as they discuss how ...

Level: Cross-phase

  • Games
  • Reading
  • Creative writing
  • Text adventure games
Look at it this way: teaching landscape in Geography.

Look at it this way: teaching landscape in Geography.

In this TeachShare recording, Vital Portal Manager Alan Parkinson takes a look at how landscape can be taught in the Geography classroom, and discusses the representation of Scotland in the ...

Level: Secondary

Using Google Sites and Docs to create an online portfolio

Using Google Sites and Docs to create an online portfolio

In this TeachShare, first broadcast on 12th April 2012, James Mansell and Vital Primary ICT Portal Manager Colin Hill discuss using Google Sites and Docs to build an online e-portfolio.

Level: Primary

  • Google
  • Sites
  • Docs
  • Portfolio
  • E-portfolio