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Winners of our Summer Music Prize Draw!

July 3, 2024

We'll be doing this again! What an absolute delight it was to run a prize draw for schools that would directly impact children in a difficult-to-resource subject like music. This summer we added all schools who registered with Blippit Boards for trial into our prize draw and a couple of weeks later we picked two winners for the two prizes.a 12-pack of ukeleles and a 4-pack of djembe drums. We want to congratulate Mr Knight who originally joined the free trial resulting in the 1st prize win!

New! Video has arrived for subject leaders in Blippit Boards! (App v2.3.2)

June 17, 2024

How can subject leaders see more of what's happening in their subjects? Over the last few years, a strong case has been made for having videos included in Blippit Boards with questions like this (below) being asked more frequently by schools."How can I more usefully capture a music performance, drama, spoken piece of learning, collaborative problem-solving learning scenario?" As great as photographs are, they can't always convey what's happening and how. A photo is permanently paused.

Floor Books and Blippit Boards

May 31, 2024

In some early years settings, we hear more and more that there is a growing trend, since 2023, towards using Blippit® Boards as a replacement for traditional floor books. Is this something that we set out to achieve? Honestly? No! But when you put open-ended tools like Blippit® into schools you can guarantee that creative applications will come up and this is one of them.‍‍ Blippit® is making the documentation process easier and consequently saving teachers time. Teachers are no longer

Swing into Summer with Blippit's Music Prize Draw!

May 20, 2024

Hi there! Maybe you're the music subject leader? 🌞 Ready to jazz up your school's summer term? Blippit Boards is here to make it unforgettable with our Summer Music Prize Draw! We're giving away fantastic musical instruments to inspire your students and bring some rhythmic fun to your school! What’s Up for Grabs? First Prize: A set of 12 Soprano Ukuleles Second Prize: A pack of 4 Djembe Carnival Drums!

Blippit meets curriculum tagging needs in 3 ways

March 20, 2024

With so many teachers using Blippit Boards now, we thought it would be worth sharing our approach to the powerfully simple principle that drives the platform, from evidence capture to seeing it resurface in searches, filters, charts and reports.‍We believe in being as transparent as possible regarding why things are like they are, so, in this post, we will summarise what we do and why when it comes to tags.There are 3 main ways that we meet the tagging needs of all schools.