Apple’s newly released iPad, dubbed the ‘new iPad’ has sold over 3 million on the 19th of March according to apple’s press release website. Launched on the 16th of March, and still hot off the press, over 3 million new iPads have already rolled out to 12 countries with a further 24 countries to receive […]
St. Mark’s CoE Secondary School in Bath is a comprehensive co-educational school near the centre of Bath, in the South West of England. The school’s learning platform is based on the popular open source VLE, Moodle. The strength of its VLE lies on its simplicity and ease of access for different groups of users. Users […]
While many mobile devices, smart phones and tablets, be it on an Android or iOS platform comes with a multitude of apps pre-loaded, the one think that they lack is a good task list app. Users would use the Notes app on their iPhone or iPad and Memo or 3rd Party Apps on the Android […]
There is certainly great benefits for using VLE in schools and even more so in Sixth Form Colleges. The use of VLE at this stage simple prepares the students for their further education and university students where VLE is a common feature. Rochdale Sixth Form College is one of such institution that uses the VLE […]
While working with the Arts department in one of my schools, we had a look around for ready made resources on the web for the Arts subject. On the top of our Google search result for the keywords “Art” and “VLE” is Leeds College of Art. There is a no-nonsense feel to the site with […]
Twitter, much like Facebook, has the ability to set most people on opposite, potentially warring paths – you either absolutely LOVE IT, or absolutely HATE IT. To top it all, with the great debate surrounding the use of social media in schools, it must seem callous of me to recommend that schools start Tweeting and […]
The tiles make it easy to navigate the different area on the VLE. The Student Area is cleverly laid out, allowing them to access the Student Council, Prefects Area, ICT Student Group and their Houses. There are also options to the other two main areas on the VLE which are Learning and Co-curricular.
Downside School is an independent co-educational boarding school for pupils aged 11 to 18 in the south west of England. With it’s long history and proud heritage, it made sense for the VLE to reflect it’s culture and tradition and at the same time, focus on learning, co-curricular and student support. Don’t forget to Rate the […]