Resources

Teaching and learning resources

We are pleased to announce that our growing portfolio of Vivid teaching and learning resources are now available here to 'try before you buy' (follow links below) and to licence directly from us.

Users of the 'it's learning' VLE and the Global Grid for Learning can also access the resources through those facilities.

Vivid maths: Tool pack – Number

One of four toolpacks, this number pack contains 10 separate configurable tools for use on the Interactive Whiteboard, or on individual devices for teaching about number. View resources »

Vivid maths: Tool pack – Shape and geometry

Contains 8 configurable interactive tools for exploring issues around shape and geometry, including patterns, tessellations and co-ordinates. View resources »

Vivid maths: Tool pack – Data and measures

Containing 9 tools for exploring time, measure and data handling. View resources »

Vivid maths: Tool pack – Miscellaneous

Contains a mix of 8 compelling interactive tools like Cuisenaire rods, Connecting cubes, Money and Balance scales for exploring various maths issues. View resources »

Vivid maths: Teach, Practice, Assess (TPA) – Number pack

This is the first of our series of TPA packs with 5 units, each with at least one interactive tool for whole class teaching, practice questions for individual exploration, a self assessment section and lesson and extension ideas. Many of these will also have associated apps for iphone and Android available. View resources »

Vivid mobile: apps for iPhone, iPod, iPad and Android platforms

We are developing a series of iphone and Android smartphone apps for out of school revision and practice. Whilst these will be wholly stand alone they will also be associated with units within the Teach, Practice, and Assess packs. View resources »

Vivid resources on learning platform

Vivid have started publishing their teaching and learning resources on the ‘its learning’ platform www.itslearning.co.uk

This includes thirty five Maths teaching tools, available in four packs; Number, Shape/geometry, Data and measures, Miscellaneous. Our Number ‘Teach, Practice and Assessment’ pack will also be available on ‘it’s learning in Spring 2011.

These resources can all be used on-line, independently, or integrated into an ‘its learning course’. Further details can be found in our ‘Try before you buy’ section.

Geoboard resources

The geoboard resources are now available as part of our ‘Shape/geometry’ tool pack that is available online by subscription.

Clocks & calendar resources

The clocks and calendar resources are now available as part of our ‘Data and measures’ tool pack that is available online by subscription.

Number line resources

The number line resources are now available as part of our ‘Number’ tool pack that is available online by subscription.

Mobile Learning and Classrooms of the Future

Another mini White Paper, produced by Brighton based testing facility ‘Epicentre’, this time focusing on mobile learning and the classrooms of the future.

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Cracking Comprehension online demo

The online demo version of Cracking Comprehension includes an entire unit with complete interactive text, questions and model answers.

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Read more about Cracking Comprehension

www.risingstars-uk.com

Accessibility – it’s not just about visual impairment

This mini White Paper, produced by Brighton based testing facility ‘Epicentre’, gives some useful facts and figures about who needs help with access, some devices that address accessibility issues and some useful links.

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Excellence in Scientific Enquiry online demo

The online demo version of Excellence in Scientific Enquiry includes an entire unit complete with printable resources and interactive investigations.

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Read more about Excellence in Scientific Enquiry

www.risingstars-uk.com

The Vivid Framework

The Vivid framework is our way of working in partnership with educational publishers. It means we can work together to create engaging learning resources for young people and improve profits.

This document goes on to explain the Vivid framework in greater detail, explaining how and why it works.

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The Vivid prototyping facility

Download this document to learn all about how the Vivid framework can help to produce expedient prototypes.

Being able to produce competent prototypes quickly encourages valuable early focus group testing and helps you realise your ideas in digital form more effectively.

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Vivid web logos

This zip archive contains various Vivid Interactive logos for use on the web. Please contact us if you require something more particular.

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