10 useful free services for UK Primary School ICT Co-ordinators
In 2010 I worked on a bucket load of free projects that should be useful for ICT leaders in Primary Schools. Here they are..
1. Important Dates – A simple way to find out any important events coming up in the UK.
2. Satpin – Satpin is a simple way to share links with KS1 children. That is all. No fuss, no hype.
3. Primary School TV – The easy way to find and watch TV / video clips in your classroom. Primary School TV has over 1 million videos specifically filtered from youtube, bbc iplayer, bbc learningzone, howthingsworks and more!
4. ICT Freebies Mailing list – Join 4000+ other ICT co-ordinators and get your weekly free ICT service here!
5. Primary Games Arena – The easiest way to find a suitable Game to support your pupils learning.
6. Primary School Blog Feed – Looking for inspiration for how to get started blogging? Just steal/borrow ideas from other schools. Don’t worry, we won’t tell anyone If you want to get started blogging you might want to check out PrimaryBlogger
7. My School Holidays – Looking for your school holiday dates and want an easy way to share them?
8. Searchypants – Looking for a way to increase your e-Safety whilst promoting the image of your school and easily sharing links to websites?
9. Safe Search – Safe Search engine for Primary school relevant Video, Games, Websites and Images used by 8000 schools worldwide.
10. Classdroid – The easiest way to record pupil assessment, this app is for Android devices and is currently in its infancy.
11. ICT Leaders blogs. Okay so I went over 10. Whoops. Ever wondered what other Primary School ICT leaders are up to? This is a collection of all of the known ICT leaders blogs.
12. Yipes.. I forgot another great one.. This list of great free web2 alternatives for primary schools should help you find a web based free alternative to applications such as Microsoft Word and other germs.
That’s all folks.. Enjoy!