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Story speaker – interactive audio fiction

As an English teacher I was always looking for ways to get my students excited about reading and writing. Interactive fiction was one such experiment. I quite often revisit Zork or Hitchhikers Guide to Galaxy or Lost Pig and the students always love it. Writing IF was a bit tricky however we had some successes…
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28 Jun ’20 0

Sunday trefoil 29.09.19

Ahead of teaching Year 9s Dickens’s ‘A Christmas Carol’ and Year 8s Conan Doyle’s ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’ my first responsibility was to broadening and deepening my own subject knowledge. For example I learnt that the Victorian’s interest in the supernatural might have seemed at odds with the growing body of scientific and technological…
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29 Sep ’19 0

Jamendo

IMHO Jamendo is the very best of what the online community and music has to offer. Simply, Jamendo is a community of free, legal and unlimited music published under Creative Commons licenses. The Jamendo platform gives artists the opportunity to showcase their music and music enthusiasts the opportunity to listen, download, review and share their…
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22 Dec ’10 0

Interesting Audio Webware – Myna

Here at Hamble College we have extended the ICT provision to include additional units from the OCR Nationals. In reviewing Unit 22 Sound we have introduced our students to podcasts. I was quite surprised the number of students that were not aware of the wonderful resources available to them. FREE resources in many cases too,…
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25 Sep ’09 0

Vocaroo – Internet Voicemail

Look, it could be simplier. Send a voicemail, student feedback or any audio message in quick easy steps. As I was writing this review, it dawned on me… I shuold really be using the tools to explain what it can do. In case you dont have audio, trust me, it is very simple. Record your…
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29 Mar ’09 0

Fizy

If you could play almost any song at any moment would that present a teaching tool? Well there are some great audio tools out there. Today I used Fizy to settle an MFL cover class. Students choose a song to work to. Now, officially we are asked not to play music in class, I need…
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