A blog for students on the FDLT and BALT courses at the University of Northampton

at Leicester and UN

June 18, 2021
by Jean
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A creative finish to FDLT Year 1!

This week our FDLT year 1 students reached the end of their first year at university. It was great to be able to welcome them back to Devonshire Place and the Waterside Campus, Northampton to work face to face making … Continue reading

February 24, 2021
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Adding sound to art!

This week I gave an online talk at the Primary Art Craft Design Network Meeting for County Durham Art Co-ordinators. It was based around using audio and images together in viewing and making art. Here is the digital book used … Continue reading

February 13, 2021
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Mathematics resources and ideas!

Some useful resources to support learning in mathematics: The Association of Teachers of Mathematics (ATM) have put together a collection of resources to support mathematics away from the screen. You can access it here. It is huge collection of useful … Continue reading

January 26, 2021
by Jean
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Using Mote to add your voice to google docs and slides

What is Mote? Mote is a  Chrome extension. It allows you to add voice feedback within Google Classroom, Docs, Slides etc. The free version allows you to record for 30 seconds and the various subscriptions allow for 90 seconds of … Continue reading

November 20, 2020
by Jean
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Digital Futures Commission

Today, on World Children’s Day, the Digital Futures Commission (DFC) has been launched to explore digital innovation with a focus on children and young people and informed by their voices. Their research focus is on: play in a digital world … Continue reading