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

at Leicester and UN

April 5, 2017
by Jean
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DLAB Erasmus free online course

Some of us who teach on FDLT, BALT and other education courses along with students and local teachers are part of an Erasmus+ project called Digital learning Across Boundaries – DLAB for short. We are working with educators in Belgium, … Continue reading

May 27, 2016
by Jean
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Playdate and TeachMeet – June 8th

Announcing the University of Northampton and IntoFilm Playdate and TeachMeet. This event, for educators across primary and secondary education, combines an interactive Digital Playdate with an informative TeachMeet to provide an inspiring opportunity to tinker with new tools and technologies … Continue reading

February 2, 2016
by Jean
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Spot the station!

Following on from last week’s post about Tim Peake’s mission on the International Space Station (ISS) from this week we have the opportunity to view the ISS as it moves across the UK each day. The NASA website ‘Spot the … Continue reading

January 29, 2016
by Jean
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Tim Peake – Principia Mission

On the 15th December 2015 Tim Peake left the earth in the Soyuz rocket for a six month stay on the International Space Station. You can see some highlights of the launch day in this video: The name of this … Continue reading

November 3, 2015
by Jean
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The Secret Life of…

This week the second series of ‘The Secret Life of…’ starts. Last time it was focused on four year olds. This time it is extended to five and six year olds as well. If you watched the programmes last year you … Continue reading

December 3, 2014
by Jean
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Film making with Into Film!

Over the last few weeks we have been exploring digital technology with FDLT Y2 students. We were fortunate to have support from Rico Lowson and Sophie Burrows from the organisation Into Film. In the first session Rico and Sophie introduced … Continue reading