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'Inanimate Alice' puts life into online learning

'Inanimate Alice' puts life into online learning

By Alan Mills

Inanimate Alice’s combination of exciting visuals and compelling music had me intrigued from episode one. And I am not alone. Since its inception four years ago more than a million viewers have followed Alice’s adventures through this multi-award winning interactive online series which has been applauded as one of the most exciting and cutting-edge interactive graphic novels.

It is a dark and moody tale which begins when Alice is 8, told over 10 increasingly interactive episodes through a combination of narrative, photography, illustrations, video, music and animation. It's perfect for aiding creativity in the classroom by assisting story telling and literacy, and it's free.

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Sheffield primaries opt for Studywiz and free Gmail

Primary schools in Sheffield are among the first in the UK to pilot Gmail - Google's free "anywhere anytime" email service. They are using it as an integrated part of their St...

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Great Plant Hunt - UK's biggest science project

Great Plant Hunt - UK's biggest science project

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) has launched a £2 million national science project - The Great Plant Hunt - for primary schools to mark the the 200th anniversary of D...

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TrueTube's safe online video editing for learners

TrueTube's safe online video editing for learners

One of the unsung secrets of TrueTube , the BETT 2009 Award-winning online video-sharing service for young people, is its innovative video-editing suite. Learners in or out of s...

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Microsoft tailors package for Home Access scheme

Microsoft has created an offer for the Government’s Home Access programme to bridge the "digital divide" between home and school. The Microsoft Home Learning Package is compri...

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