Imagine being able to jump into a huge ipad, play games and move ‘virtual’ objects with your hands and feet – That’s what pupils at The Oaks Community Primary School in Ipswich have been doing this week.
The Oaks has been selected as the first school in the country to install a ground-breaking interactive learning tool called WizeFloor. This week, local head teachers and education specialists from the region attended a live demonstration event at The Oaks. They were joined by MP for Ipswich Ben Gummer.
Aimed at 3-11 year olds, this unique system projects an interactive floor space that’s used and controlled just like a touch screen or tablet device. Because it’s super-sized, children can gesture with their arms, legs and feet as they interact and play curriculum focused activities.
“Pupils that have used the Wizefloor have loved it and been thoroughly engaged in their learning” comments head teacher Jeremy Pentreath. “I’m a great believer in...