Category: Teaching

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

Day 2 @ SSAT

A enjoyable start to the day with a  seminar style event with Sir Ken Robinson, only problem was the booking system delayed the start and frustrated a fair few delegates and of course restricted the time we had to hear him speak and confer with the audience. Technology, you can’t rely on it? Disappointingly, just…
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27 Nov ’08 0

Renewed Enthusiasm

Work is very demanding at the moment, on top of the curriculum, printer rationale, VLE, Website, ‘new build,’ and of course data management, we are currently hosting a PGCE student. The experience of working with a ‘teacher in training,’ has been very rewarding and today was the first day I saw education lighten up his…
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20 Nov ’08 0

#5 5 Minute ICT Meals for ICT

Topic or Tool: Ancient Rome in Google. Wow. Google has released an “Ancient Rome 3D” layer for their popular Google Earth browser. The new layer shows many of the buildings and structures that made up the city during the rule of Constantine the Great. Some of the buildings even have interiors. What does it cost?…
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17 Nov ’08 0

#4 5 Minutes Meals for ICT

Topic or Tool: Social Bookmarking. Another term for website ‘favourites,’ only you can organise these bookmarks and share then with colleagues or with ‘your network.’ Still not clear? Then watch this Common Craft video. PS if you have not come across Common Craft before, have a good rummage, plenty of CPD goodness here. What does…
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16 Nov ’08 0

#3 5 Minute Meals for ICT

Topic or Tool: Smallworlds What does it cost? FREE. SmallWorlds is a 3D virtual world (similar to Second Life and Lively) but it runs inside your web browser – no software to install. Targeted at anyone aged 13 years and above, Smallworld creators Outsmart believe that, ‘the combination of social interaction, self expression, media consumption…
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15 Nov ’08 0

#2 5 Minutes Meals for ICT

I cant remember the format, just give me two seconds to copy and paste it from the last meal, to keep things orderly. Topic or Tool: Busbi Camera, small, portable and easy to use video cameras. What does it cost? The Busbi’s we purchased were from Insight, look for a price bracket of £30-35. Google…
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15 Nov ’08 0