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Creating a profile in ActivInspire

Use this five-step guide to create and customise your ActivInspire profile so you can use it exactly the way you want in the staffroom and classroom. Please add a comment here if you have any questions! Advertisements

ActivInspire Magic Ink and Magic Erasers

Looking for new ways to engage your students using ActivInspire?  This short video shows you how to add Magic Ink to a flipchart, allowing you to hide and reveal text and images:   Thanks to Lucy Widdowson for finding this! YouTube and Promethean Planet have hundreds of great videos that should inspire even the most jaded … Continue reading

Feeling inspired?

BC Hong Kong has now made the leap from ancient ActivStudio to ActivInspire, the new Interactive Whiteboard software from Promethean. For a collection of short tutorials accessible from work or home, register for a free Promethean course, Introduction to ActivInspire. It has two options – Primary for those of you teaching VYL to UP and Studio for JS to Adult.  The course is well … Continue reading

Popplet and critical thinking

Last term I used Popplet to help my S5I students develop their critical thinking and collaboration skills while planning and delivering short presentations about the environment.   Students brainstormed ideas about environmental issues in Hong Kong using the Six Thinking Hats.  They then worked together to create a mind map using Popplet and colour-coded their ideas according … Continue reading