A truly amazing Apple App for learning maths. Download the host or client app to your Apple device and set maths quizzes to complete in real time together in class. The apps communicate through a wireless network or Bluetooth and the host device tracks and keeps all the data for each quiz so you can see where your class need to improve. To set questions you just turn the sections on or off and the app chooses questions from these at random. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/Maths
Logo is a classic control and programming programme that every Primary teacher should use with a class at least once in their career just for the geekiness of it. Yes, Logo can make pretty patterns, but you can also import images as a background. A simple one page tips sheet for children (and adults) I made can be downloaded at http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/file/view/Logo%20Help%20sheet.doc
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