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Google Jamboard

Jamboard is Google’s answer to an Interactive Whiteboard, originally designed and marketed with a portable 55-inch, 4k display. Google have since released Android and iOS apps for it, perfect for touchscreen Chromebooks here at Barton! Even if you don’t have a touchscreen device you can still connect to a Jam on your web browser at jamboard.google.com […]

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Distance Learning Apps Update

Firstly, thank you to everyone who has provided feedback about the apps that are making a difference. It’s been great to hear so many successful and innovative uses of technology to facilitate distance learning. In this post, I wanted to share some of the apps that have proved to be the most popular.  Screencastify – […]

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Screencastify

Screencastify is a Google Chrome extension that is available from the Chrome web store. It enables you to create screencasts and videos on a Windows, Mac, or Chromebook. In addition to recording your screen, it combines annotation tools, record from your microphone for voice over, and you can record yourself with a picture-in-picture overlay of your […]

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WeVideo

WeVideo is a cloud-based video editor that enables you create pro like videos on any device, including Chromebook, Windows, Mac, and Mobile. Cloud-based storage means there is no software to download and install, with the added flexibility of accessing your projects on any device. Get advanced with features like green screen to take your videos […]

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Digital Tools for Distance Learning

At Barton Peveril, we use a variety of technologies to make courses more engaging and improve access to learning for students. Online learning technologies like Google Classroom have brought exciting opportunities to reconsider how we teach, engage with or involve learners in different ways. In this guide, we will look at some of the online […]

Say Hello and Share Your Distance Learning Experiences

We’ve set up a Flipgrid to share our distance learning and online learning experiences with one another. Click on the link below to go to the Flipgrid and record a short video ?. ? Say hello!? Share how you and your students have been getting on with distance learning. What is Flipgrid? Flipgrid is a […]

How to manage Google Classroom email notifications

Google Classroom email notifications can be a bit overwhelming, particularly if you have been added as a teacher on additional classes. In this article, we take a look at a couple of ways you can better manage email notifications you receive from Google Classroom. Turn Google Classroom notifiactions on or off Notifications about comments or […]

Assistive Technology Carousel

Barton Peveril students have been showcasing the range of assistive technology that is available for all students and staff in two lunchtime sessions. The students involved demonstrated the technology being used in their learning support and study support sessions. This table shows the apps that were being showcased, many of which have appeared on the […]