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Love is in the air!

Feb. 8, 2021

This Sunday is Valentine's Day, arguably one of the most popular days of the year for school going children. It is a day where love is about the place and there is a palpable excitement. It is also a day teachers struggle to get children to settle down and work on! So why not buy into the excitement and harness that enthusiasm into a worthwhile creative project.

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Become a serial reader with Serial Mash!

Dec. 9, 2020

Purple Mash offers Serial Mash, which is your very own library at school and home. With over 100 books for children aged 5 - 11, Serial Mash offers the opportunity to carry on your reading program with your students regardless of their home environment and support resources. Utilizing technologies like this enables all students to access quality reading experiences, and the books can be printed to enable reading in a non-digital way too. With our teaching sometimes needing to be more online-based and distance learning sometimes the only option, Serial Mash is the perfect way of ensuring accessibility of reading material to all your students.

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Go with the flow with 2Chart

Dec. 7, 2020

2Chart is an amazing tool that you can use to make flowcharts for many purposes. Used across the curriculum, this tool is particularly useful for developing computational thinking. Learning often includes flowcharts and spider diagrams making this the ideal tool to enable students to organise study notes in a systematic and effective way.

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Make a start with 2Type

Dec. 3, 2020

2Type is possibly one of the most underrated yet valuable resources available in Purple Mash. To learn to use a keyboard correctly should be the start of any lesson and any digital learning journey, and when using 2Type they learn more than just how to type efficiently!

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Communication is Key.

Nov. 26, 2020

Purple Mash has amazing tools to ensure you stay in constant communication with your students, whether they are with you in the class or they are needing to learn remotely. During 2020 it has been especially important to keep the lines of communication open. If students are familiar with a digital process it can alleviate some of the anxiety.

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