Category: Teaching

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

#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

#1 5 Minutes Meals for ICT

Topic or Tool: Screencasting, a digital recording of computer screen. What does it cost? Low end FREE, at the Professional end, it can be expensive. For use in your classroom, on your website or CPD, Jing, Wink, ScreenToaster, Screencast-o-matic and the many others, are just fine. Just in case you get hooked, Camtasia, for professional…
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15 Nov ’08 0

'The things we don't know, we don't know.'

Expected difficulties can be managed. In terms of the curriculum; new staff, a new KS2 curriculum, a new Unit of work for Year 9s, in their new sets. A revised unit of work (well, almost) for Yr 10s and finally, a new course for low ability students in Yrs 9 and 10 (with a newly…
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12 Oct ’08 0

OneNote of Caution

I have been working with OneNote, writing a scheme of work for our new OCR National in ICT, Unit 4 should be curious. Planning and constructing a scheme of work in OneNote has been a learning experience, OneNote has also offered some ‘oh, thats neat’ solutions to preparing and scripting a scheme of work, but…
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11 Aug ’08 0