Skoolbo in action in schools

Steve Tipton ICT Support Officer from Ling Bob Junior, Infant and Nursery School talks to Colin Brown (Skoolbo Director of Partnerships) about why he started using Skoolbo (worldwide version) a year ago, what the children think and what changes he has seen with the UK specific version.

Steve Tipton ICT Support Officer
 

Gill Bowser – Headteacher Alderman’s Green Primary School Coventry talks about her vision for the school and how she wants to make learning irresistible!

Gill Bowser – Headteacher

Megan Miller – Maths Co-ordinator and Year 6 teacher gives her view on Skoolbo and how it supports the Maths curriculum at Alderman’s Green Primary School Coventry.

Megan Miller – Maths Co-ordinator and Year 6 teacher
 

Anna Cowcher – Computing Co-ordinator at Alderman’s Green Community Primary School and class teacher gives her view on Skoolbo and how to successfully embed ICT across the school.

Anna Cowcher – Computing Co-ordinator
 

Pete Mountstephen, Chairman of the National Primary Heads & Headteacher St Stephen’s CofE Primary School talks about how important engagement is in the world of education. He also explains how the spiral of learning works and the significance of having revision content in learning too.

Pete Mountstephen, Chairman of the National Primary Heads & Headteacher St Stephen’s CofE Primary School

Nick Negoita, ICT Mentor at Withinfields Primary School talks about how he uses Skoolbo in his ICT lessons and at home with his own children. He also talks about the effects he has seen from usage.

Nick Negoita ICT Mentor at Withinfields Primary School

Steve Phillips, Principle at Biggleswade Academy Trust, talks about how he uses technology in the school to support and drive achievement and improvement among children whilst engaging them. He also talks about why and how he has used Skoolbo in Biggleswade Academy Trust and what results he has seen. Speaking about how Skoolbo can engage children in subject areas which they might find a little less engaging than others such as numeracy and literacy.

Steve Phillips, Principal at Biggleswade Academy Trust

Ophelia Vanderpuye, ICT SLE/Student Mentor from Oakington Manor School, London, talks about the importance of being at the cutting edge of using technology in education and children’s enthusiasm and enjoyment of learning using Skoolbo.

Ophelia Vanderpuye, ICT SLE/Student Mentor from Oakington Manor School, London
 

Nikola Davies, Specialist Leader in Languages, talks about the benefits technology provides in language learning. The children are able to listen to native speakers and learn at their own pace. Nicola explains how she uses the ‘Learn Spanish by Skoolbo’ app as an integral part of her lesson delivery.

Nikola Davies, Specialist Leader in Languages
 

Mary KellyReading Co-ordinator at Barclay Primary School in Leytonstone (London), talks about how technology can stimulate and excite children to practise reading. Using Skoolbo means that the teachers receive instant feedback, which helps them make an accurate assessment of the children’s progress.

Mary Kelly, Reading Co-ordinator at Barclay Primary School in Leytonstone (London)

First Class Education

Martin Reeves CEO Coventry City Council explains his passion for education and how in his view investment in technology combined with a belief in people will give children the education they deserve.

Alderman’s Green Community Primary School (Coventry) were one of the first schools to use Skoolbo in the UK. See what the children thought…

Alderman’s Green Community Primary School will be one of the 80 primary schools taking part in The Coventry Challenge in October 2014.