Using Digital Media in the classroom.

I have been using Digital Media in the classroom since I began teaching but have found myself often limited by time/ FETAC module requirements and resources. However, the past two summers I have been lucky to teach a digital bootcamp. 20 iMacs + 20 students = 70 hours of fun spread across four weeks. When [...]

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Becoming an ADE

In March this year year I became an ADE. So what is an ADE? This is probably the question I was asked about three million times during my application and after my acceptance into the program. The Apple Distinguished Educator Program is made up of just over 2000 educators from around the world. Every 2 [...]

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Review – iOS 7 Preview

Ok it has been a while since my last review but a lot has happened including preparing classes for end of year assessments and all the related duties but the App reviews will be back for the summer. I also have a new website in the works and it will be coming very soon! Before [...]

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App Review – Don’t Drop Ball

Today’s App Review is Don’t Drop Ball by Nob Studio. I am a big fan of ball balancing games like Aerox and this App is very similar but with a twist. The App itself is very good and you have to try and get the ball around the circuit without crashing which is quite challenging. [...]

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App Review – April Fool

Today’s App Review is April Fool by rise uP! It is 1st April tomorrow so we all know that means a day of tricks and treats. If you’re stuck for ideas to fool your friends this is an ok  App. The pranks are mostly office based and suggest  things like ‘tape down the phone button [...]

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App Review – Wizard of OZ

Today’s App Review is The Wizard of Oz by Warner Bros. There are many building games out there from Farmville to Cafeworld and Smurf Village. I was a big Farmville player in the past but quit after a couple of years and totally steered clear of these type Apps. Having tried Smurf Village I wasn’t [...]

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App Review – IMDB Trivia

Today’s App Review is IMDB Trivia by Playfield Apps. When searching for yesterday’s IMDB link in the App store I came across this entertaining App which challenges you on movie trivia the answers for which are easily found on IMDB. Test your knowledge of the movies and actors with this fun App. There are many [...]

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App Review – IMDB

Today’s App Review is IMDB by IMDB. I can’t believe I had yet to review this App so there is no time like the present. IMDB is a great resource for finding information about actors, movies and tv shows. If you are going to see or rent a movie you can look up reviews on it. [...]

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App Review – Dragon’s Den

Today’s App Review is Dragon’s Den by 2waytraffic. I have been trying out Apps based on TV shows and while some like The Crystal Maze have been great others like The Cube have been total disasters. Dragon’s Den is a lot of fun. You get to be the Dragon of your choice and entrepreneurs come [...]

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App Review – Wicked on Broadway Apps.

Today’s App Reviews will be looking at two different Apps which feature Wicked the Broadway Musical. The first App is Broadway Across America’s Wicked by DigiTab Media. DigiTAB Media has quite a collection of these Apps which give information on different shows and their appearances on tour. This particular App features Wicked’s times in Portland. [...]

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