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App of the Week - Google Sky Map   

If you enjoyed Stargazing on BBC last week, then this is the app for you!

Google Sky Map turns your Android-powered device into a window on the night sky. This wonderful app is also available on iTunes for iOS devices.

Recommended by @bgflnews.

Google Sky Map - Android Market     App of the Week on    
UKYP Elections 2012: Vote opens Monday 23rd January at 10am   

If your pupils are between 11 and 18 years old, then from Monday 23rd January, then please let them know that they can ...


1. Vote and comment on their UK Youth Parliament candidate - so they get to have a say in decisions in Birmingham that...

The 29 Birmingham candidates     19/01/2012
Video of the week - Animations of unseeable biology   

We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do - Drew Berry wants to change that.

At TEDxSydney he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations that help researchers see unseeable processes within our own cells.


Watch the video!     Video of the Week on    
App of the week - Blanks   

'Blanks' is a simple application helping you to learn new words. It shows you word definition and gives 4 choices as answer. Select one of the choices by dragging it on the hole in the paper.

Recommended by @bgflnews.

BGfL will ...

Blanks - iTunes     App of the Week on    
Primrose Hill Community School   

Primrose Hill Primary School is a very caring school with enthusiastic and committed staff who aim to provide a happy and secure atmosphere in which each child is encouraged to achieve success.

The school hopes to work together to give their...

Primrose Hill Community School website     Find out more about School Website of the Week    
St Paul's RC Primary School   

St Paul's RC Primary School aims to encourage and influence their children in the Gospel way of life and love, introducing them to the example and teaching of Jesus.

The school hopes to lead them to an acceptance of a loving God, caring for...

St Paul's RC Primary School website     Find out more about School Website of the Week    
13/01/2012 - over 42 million page views in 2011!   

We would like to thank all our website visitors who contributed to the total of 42,070,720 page views during 2011!

Over half of our audience is from Birmingham schools, but we also had visits from folk in 198 countries.

And here is a list of the...

Video of the week - Don't eat the marshmallow yet!   

In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification, and how it can predict future success.

BGfL will be featuring a video each week which can expand the teaching and learning experience.


Video of the Week on     09/01/2012
App of the week - Audioboo   

Audioboo is an application for recording and sharing your voice with the world. The free version allows you to create audio up to 3 minutes in length and post that to your own account on the web.

Mere Green used Audioboo really effectively to upload one of their pupils singing Silent Night during the...

Audioboo - iTunes     App of the Week on    
Turves Green Boys' School   

Turves Green Boys’ school is a small secondary school of 620 pupils located in the Northfield area of the city.

It was recently described by Ofsted as “rapidly improving school” and published record examination results in 2011.

Turves Green Boys' School website     Find out more about School Website of the Week    
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