Sunday, 9 September 2012

zondle Mobile v2.2 out now on Android and iOS

We've been busy updating the mobile app on iOS and Android again.  New features this time include:

Zondle Folders: You may have see zondle Folders on the main zondle website.  They enable you to upload and share your teaching resources via the  zondle website .  Now zondle folders are supported on the mobile apps as well so you can take your teaching resources with you anywhere you go.  These resources can be:

  • Word 
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Image (jpg, gif or png)
  • Audio (mp3)

Spelling question support: Now you can use zondle Mobile with younger learners to help them with their spelling.  We will be adding more support for spelling and phonics questions over the coming weeks, but for now we just support "Tap the letters to spell the word...".

Zondle Packs: Please see our previous post for an explanation of zondle Packs.  These zondle Packs are now fully available via the mobile apps.  Now you can access expert generated content anywhere at any time.

Zondle Team Play Remote: Now you can quickly get to the zondle Team Play Remote so that you can use bring your own device (BYOD) in class voting for zondle Team Play classroom activities.

Saturday, 8 September 2012

Announcing the release of the new ‘zondle Packs’!

Following lots of requests from zondle users, today we’re pleased to be able to announce the launch of our new zondle Packs!

zondle Packs are collections of zondle topics and other resources, created by zondle-approved subject experts and partners.

Some zondle Packs will be designed to match specific curriculum requirements. Others will address a particular examination board’s syllabus. The key thing is that, because they’ve been created by zondle-approved experts, you can always be sure that zondle Packs are of the highest quality.

The topics in zondle Packs can be played on the main zondle website and in the zondle iOS and Android mobile apps (a new zondle Pack compliant iOS app is due any day now). To find zondle Packs, please just use the usual zondle search tool on the website or in the mobile app.

While zondle and the zondle mobile apps are free and always will be, there will be a small charge to access some zondle Packs.

Our sister company tutor2u have developed a comprehensive range of zondle Packs to complement their core subjects (business studies, economics, and history). These will be released over the coming weeks, and can be played on the zondle website or in the new tutor2u app (which is powered by the zondle platform, and will be available on Android already and iOS any day now).

If you are a subject expert and would like to create your own zondle Packs, or if you would like your own app powered by the zondle platform, please contact me: doug.lapsley@zondle.com