How to Demonstrate Classroom Technology to Ofsted Using Showbie

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Any educator in the UK knows how important evaluations from Ofsted are, and how serious it is to be put on special measures. Showbie recently talked to deputy head teacher Nic Ford about his experience being at a school put on special measures, and how a lot of hard work, 1:1 training and a little help from Showbie helped get them out of special measures in 1 year – nearly half the time it typically takes other schools in the same position.

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Champions Choose the Best Apps for Teachers

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One of the best features of the 1:1 classroom is that you can use thousands of apps to create and share content. The only problem? With over 100,000 apps available, finding the best ones can be difficult. As the all-in-one app for one-to-one classrooms, Showbie makes it easy to sign up (students don’t require an…

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PD Gamification: Building Blocks of Learning

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This post was written by librarian and tech coach, Lina Branter Last year I was able to attend a couple of interesting workshops on gamification in the classroom. It has been stewing in the back of my mind for a few months, wondering in what way I can apply these concepts to the work I do at…

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iBallz for your iPads!

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Win a set of iBallz by tweeting this review! I recently met Steve from iBallz – a company that makes innovative tablet protection products. He claimed that tablets protected with iBallz will bounce, not break, when dropped from any angle. Skeptical of his claim, I asked Steve for a demo, and in response he literally threw his iPad across the room! Lo and behold,…

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