Engage students in lessons and at home with simple to use everyday learning activities. Spiral Lite is the free version of Spiral, within this you get access to Google Classroom integration, the Spiral Dashboard and many more features including Quickfire Lite, a tool that allows you to ask a verbal question in the class or […]

Firstly, I wanted to congratulate you all on what a smooth transition it has been moving to distance learning. In the training I delivered the week before campus closed, Google Meet and Screencastify were new to many. Since then, it really has been amazing to see how everyone has taken these technologies, explored new Apps, […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Use your mobile device as a vector converter to turn photos into colour themes, patterns, type, materials, brushes and shapes. Then bring those assets into your favourite desktop and mobile apps — including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dimension, XD and Photoshop Sketch — to use in all your creative projects. FAD have a quick run through […]

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 […]

This year the digital learning group attended Bett at ExCel London in January. Bett is the largest EdTech show in the UK, featuring a wide array of education technology to explore and seminars to learn from. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the highlights from Bett.

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 […]

Barton Peveril is taking part in a JISC national survey on digital learning and need as many responses as possible. Your views will help shape our future digital strategy and help us to offer you a better digital experience. The survey should take about five minutes to complete. Each student who completes the survey will have an […]