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How to video broadcast inside a channel on the Teams iPad App

 With Google Drawings a lot of people don’t realise that it actually sits inside Google Docs. Inside Google Docs you actually have the Google Drawings tool. Under insert you’ve got Drawings and now there are two places that you can get a Drawing from. The ‘New’ is going to open up and what you …

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Curriculum Mapping – A Design Thinking Approach (Part 1 of 3)

Author: Lara Kirk Here in New Zealand our Digital Technologies curriculum has only existed for a few years, and has only been expected to be taught in schools since the beginning of 2020. Our trainers are asked frequently if we have a curriculum map linking Digital Technologies to other curriculum areas, across age groups and …

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UTB Newsletter 2020 – Issue 11

Like all of you, the UTB team have had ‘same same, but different’ experiences of 2020. However, there is something that I know has sustained us all through the challenging times when ‘normal’ has seemed like a long lost memory. Our work with you.
Being able to connect with you, and continue to help you, through these times has truly been one of the joys of 2020. Thank you for that opportunity.

UTB Newsletter 2020 – Issue 10

October – wow! How did that even happen? Our team continues to be blown away by the dedication and hard work of educators all around the world, working in a multitude of ways to support their learners whether they are online or face to face. The capacity and willingness of so many teachers to throw themselves out of their comfort zone and not only learn, but put into practice new skills, is a credit to the education community.

How to video broadcast inside a channel on the Teams iPad App

Many teachers use the iPad Teams app but are unaware that you can in fact broadcast any application live to a Teams Channel. This opens up an entirely new toolset to share instructional videos with your students. Book Creator, Keynote, SeeSaw, Procreate and all of your other favourite apps come to life in the Teams App for iPad for the first time.

How to maintain best practice when teaching remotely

The nature of education is a continually changing landscape and over the years the way it has been delivered should be altering significantly. Sometimes these changes are driven by education research and sometimes they are driven by societal or business influences. Currently many schools across the world are facing a marked shift in how they deliver their curriculums – what makes for best practice when teaching remotely?

Getting Started with Apple iPads in Secondary School

With an increasing number of iPads being rolled out in high schools, we take a look at the tips and tricks for using iPads effectively in the classroom.

Up your Slide Design Game

How many slides have your students produced – whether it be in Google Slides or Microsoft’s PowerPoint – where there has been little, or no, thought given to the design of the slides? This blog will look at four sites designed to easily solve this problem for you.