The emoji keyboard is one of the fastest developing languages in the world. In fact, the 2015 word of the year was an emoji.
Ninety-two per cent of the online population use them. Many believe emojis make it easier to express feelings and connect with other people.
This keyboard, which has a range of different visual images, has become a fantastic tool in my classroom. Children respond positively to using a tool they spend a lot of their free time using. The visual element of the keyboard allows children to generate vocabulary and express ideas much more confidently.
This eBook will share some tried and tested ideas for how to utilise the emoji keyboard in a range of curriculum areas including English and Maths