Gadgets and gizmos for the classroom.

A selection of photographs from the UnSplash stock photography website

Unsplash: A directory of free, high-resolution photographs

Every 10 days a new set of 10 photos are added to Unsplash. These aren’t…

Examples of the hemingway app that improves your writing

Hemingway app recommends edits to improve your writing

Hemingway is a web and desktop application that aims to tidy up your writing and…

A classroom of students using the Plickers app with their teacher

Plickers: An innovative way of conducting polls and quizzes in your classroom

Plickers is an interactive poll system that provides teachers with a unique way of gathering…

code your own game technobabble by the bbc

Technobabble Game Maker lets kids make games without using code

With so much focus nowadays on coding, it’s refreshing to see a website that focuses…


Build an SLR camera from scratch with Lomography’s Konstruktor kit

In today’s world, digital photography is everywhere with more and more people taking photographs.

handsfree ipad stand classroom

Lavolta adjustable floor stand raises tablet to a standing height

One of the reasons tablet stands are so popular is that they free up your…

A still from 360 degree footage of a kelp forest

Use your smartphone or tablet to explore a 360º aquarium on YouTube

Last year, YouTube updated their website to include 360º video playback. This was generally received…

learn how pixar make movies free online course

Learn how Pixar creates animated movies in their free online course

Disney Pixar and Khan Academy have teamed up to create a free online course, called…

A SanDisk USB flash drive for expanding the storage of an iPad or iPhone

SanDisk iXpand is a small flash drive that expands the storage of your iPad

The SanDisk iXpand flash drive works like a conventional USB flash drive but with added compatibility for…

A robot kit from Makeblock

mBot combines robotics with drag and drop programming

As if building a robot wasn’t fun enough, the new mBot takes it to the next…

A still from the Keynote animation from Linda Dong

The amazing animations that can be achieved in Apple’s Keynote app

Presentations are a great teaching tool and you may be surprised just how exciting they can…

Tips for recording with a smartphone

Tips for filming with a smartphone or tablet camera

In this wonderful educational video, Sam Hume from BBC Earth Unplugged, shares some practical advice on…