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Bringing Edtech Skills into Real Life

School is back – and that means weekends are, too. After a long week of studying and growing, kids are often keen to switch off from work…and switch on their devices! How can you transfer the skills they’re picking up while gaming, and create real-world equivalents? Here are some ideas on how to get the […] Read More

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Why is Coding so Great for Kids?

If there’s one thing we learned from the Bett Show 2018 in London last month, it’s that coding is now a mainstay. As the IT curriculum develops, many schools now encourage a deeper understanding of computers than those of previous generations. And it’s not just simple instructions or theoretical understanding. Kids are building games and […] Read More

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5 Exciting Edtech Trends from BETT 2018

What do you get when you bring 41,000 square metres of innovative, educational tech into one place? For a start, you get the Bett 2018 Show at London’s Excel Centre! And secondly, you get a hub of excitement and drive to bring more useful gadgets into schools and the lives of children. We spent two […] Read More

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Space Cats in the Classroom! (Astro Cat Lesson Plan Ideas)

We’ve been travelling the length of the UK to see kids using our apps ‘in the real world’. And although we enjoy guiding our users through the interactive content, it’s always helpful to take a step back. Recently, we visited the Quentin Blake Library in London to observe an informal lesson with everyone’s favourite space-savvy […] Read More

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