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THE BIG EGGSIBITION 2013

Started Feb 14, 2013 0 Replies

This is an interesting competition for schools. Children's Charity Action for Children has launched the Big Eggsibition 2013, the biggest school’s egg decorating competition ever! It is free to enter…Continue

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THE BIG EGGSIBITION 2013

This is an interesting competition for schools. Children's Charity Action for Children has launched the Big Eggsibition 2013, the biggest school’s egg decorating competition ever! It is free to enter and open to all schools to participate. With free on-line digital and video resources for children and teachers alike, pupils are taught how to create hard boiled and papier -mache eggs which they can decorate in class. Schools then hold a fundraising Eggsibition inviting parents, carers and…See More
Feb 14, 2013
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SIGN2SING SCHOOLS WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT. BE PART OF IT !

On February 6th 2013 schools worldwide will come together to sign2sing for SignHealth and break a world record. Register your schools interest now and receive a digital schools pack including a FREE whiteboard resource to be ready for the live event. Monkey Manor has also been created where Olli the monkey teaches children how to sign.http://www.sign2sing.org/choice.htmlSee More
Dec 4, 2012
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SIGN2SING SCHOOLS WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT. BE PART OF IT!

On February 6th 2013 schools worldwide will come together to sign2sing for SignHealth and break a world record. Register your schools interest now and receive a digital schools pack including a FREE whiteboard resource to be ready for the live event. Monkey Manor has also been created where Olli the monkey teaches children how to sign.http://www.sign2sing.org/choice.htmlSee More
Dec 4, 2012
Richard Wood commented on Gianfranco D'Aversa's blog post 50 SMARTPHONE APPS FOR TEACHERS
"The Missing – A dangerous truth is part of the British Safety Council's Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign to build awareness and understanding of work-related risks with young students (13-25years).  It's difficult to reach young…"
Sep 5, 2012
Richard Wood posted a status
"If your school loves singing & sign language sign2sing is a brilliant idea. Kids will become world record breakers! http://ning.it/NRA3tK"
Sep 5, 2012
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How to reach young people (13-25 years) with important Health and Safety messages.

Part of the British Safety Council's Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign to buildawareness and understanding of work-related risks with young people (13-25years), the multi-platform app is a cutting edge intervention in cause-relatedentertainment. It's difficult to reach young people but the app is a greatopportunity to get important information into their hands. Players will besteered to access important health and safety messages, tips and films aspart of the game experience. It really could be an…See More
Aug 9, 2012
Richard Wood added a discussion to the group iPads in the Classroom
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How to reach young people (13-25 years) with important Health and Safety messages.

Part of the British Safety Council's Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign to buildawareness and understanding of work-related risks with young people (13-25years), the app , available for the iPad, is a cutting edge intervention in cause-relatedentertainment. It's difficult to reach young people but the app is a greatopportunity to get important information into their hands. Players will besteered to access important health and safety messages, tips and films aspart of the game experience. It really…See More
Aug 9, 2012
Richard Wood added a discussion to the group Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology
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How to reach young people (13-25 years) with important Health and Safety messages

Part of the British Safety Council's Speak Up, Stay Safe campaign to buildawareness and understanding of work-related risks with young people (13-25years), the app is a cutting edge intervention in cause-relatedentertainment. It's difficult to reach young people but the app is a greatopportunity to get important information into their hands. Players will besteered to access important health and safety messages, tips and films aspart of the game experience. It really could be an app that saves…See More
Aug 9, 2012
Richard Wood added a discussion to the group Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology
May 30, 2012
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"British Safety Council will reach young people (13-25 years) in 2012 with important Health & Safety messages http://www.the-missing.biz/"
Apr 26, 2012
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GLOBAL DIGITAL SPELLATHON CHAMPIONSHIP MAY 2012

 The global Spellathon championship is taking place 21 - 27 May 2012. Giving children of all ages time to register, practice and fundraise for their school. Details & registration here: http://www.spellathon.netAny questions please email: info@spellathon.net See More
Mar 14, 2012
Richard Wood added a discussion to the group Web 2.0 / Emerging Technology
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GLOBAL DIGITAL SPELLATHON CHAMPIONSHIP MAY 2012.

 The global Spellathon championship is taking place 21 - 27 May 2012. Giving children of all ages time to register, practice English spelling and fundraise for their school. Details and registration here: http://www.spellathon.netAny questions please email info@spellathon.net See More
Mar 14, 2012
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"Free Teaching Resources have given Spellathon a 5 star rating and review http://ning.it/zNaHBk"
Feb 1, 2012
Richard Wood replied to Thomas Whitby's discussion Favorite FREE Web 2.0 Apps
"Spellathon is a free resource for spelling practice and school fundraising. Available on line at http://www.spellathon.net the resource is also available for iPhone and iPads and for smart whiteboards from Promethean Planet & Smart Exchange.…"
Jan 30, 2012

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The first global & digital Spellathon...

Posted on December 14, 2011 at 6:27am 0 Comments

Spellathon has been a successful, paper based annual fundraising event for learning disability charity Mencap for the last 18 years. In 2011 , by applying online, laptops, mobiles, tablets and smart whiteboard technologies with state -of-the-art 3D animation, Spellathon has reached a global audience.

Spellathon is the biggest sponsored global spelling competition ever. All Schools, Colleges and University Unions will receive 25% of the income fundraised…

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