Oktopus by Quizdom. Master the great tools for interaction and creativity on offer with Gaia Technologies

Categories    #Early Years #Interactive Tools #Primary #Secondary

By Bernard Dady

Bernard is an educational strategy, design and ICT professional who leads Gaia Technologies’ professional development service and advises the Company on matters educational. Bernard has worked in education for over 30 years as teacher (Sheffield), adviser/inspector (Kirklees), education action zone director (South Bradford) and local authority strategic manager (Bradford). Bernard has specialist knowledge in education, especially of: learning & teaching; curriculum development, learning space design and the application of ICT. He leads a team of educational professionals offering quality assured support for ICT implementation and professional learning for teachers.

30 mins

What will I learn?

Qwizdom OKTOPUS is an interactive teaching tool that has been designed to enhance teaching and boost student learning. Designed to work in a live environment which gives the teacher and student the ability to work over the top of any digital content or web browser. OKTOPUS has multiple subject areas, and over 60 subject-specific tools for teachers to choose from, enabling teachers to create engaging and interactive lessons.

This Learning Trunk covers...

  • FREE!
    Introduction Find your way around the Oktopus interface
  • Drag & Drop Master the art of moving and layering objects
  • Working with Text Pt I There are lots of ways to use text - here are main ones!
  • Working with Text Pt II Even more ways to work with text in Oktopus
  • Literacy Tools & Games The first of the great interactive content on offer in Oktopus
  • Maths Tools Support numeracy with these brilliant interactive tools
  • Working with Widgets These little add-ins are great for added functionality

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