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Can a mobile phone app today keep bad your grades away? For a long time phones have been the bane of class time for teachers, however, smartphones are being re-imagined by some educators as a positive presence in the classroom, calling them an “invaluable tool” for students, stating that smartphones are a way for students to conduct online research anytime, anywhere. Barring this fantastic functionality in mind, and given that mobile devices are already so ubiquitous, it makes less sense for teachers to fight against them than to...read more
As massive endorsers of Apple, at MakoEducation we use iOS devices to stream video content on a daily basis, so it came as something of a shock to find out that the official YouTube app will be deleted from the next update of the iOS software (iOS 6) and indeed from the next iPhone (the alleged iPhone 5). Why is this such a shock? Well, as you probably know, YouTube is the worlds #1 source of video content, and it shows no signs of stopping. The native YouTube app has been with the iPhone straight out of the box since day 1 and is many...read more
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We have recently come across a nice bit of press about our Green Screen Workshops. The article was titled “Youngsters enjoy multi media workshop” was published by the Runcorn and Widnes Weekly News about our video christmas cards workshop we provided at CRMZ Youth Centre in Widnes. We are going to be providing our Green Screen Workshops for free as part of the CRMZ’s Summer Blitz activities starting on the 23rd July. For more information on dates and times please contact us. CREATIVE youngsters made their own video...read more