Category: Digital Leaders

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The Battle for Newerth

The Digital Media and Gaming Club began with another tutorial in ALICE. A simplified 3D animator that encourages programming and creative construction. The students are making real progress with ALICE, some of the animations we hope to showcase on our college website, I am very proud of the lower College students in particular. ALICE opens…
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28 Jan ’09 1

Another RSS Moment

If you are not yet an RSS fan then please considered it. I regularly get ideas, information, CPD and personal enjoyment from my RSS reading and plenty of education gems. We have been introducing a wide range of Digital Leader activities during our Wednesday sessions. The preparation has been a little lose, but certainly varied…
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23 Jan ’09 0

Reflections from Space

Whilst still teaching at Tauntons College I stumble upon global-mindshift.org. In particular I remember watching a short presentation entitled Reflections from Space. For some reason that presentation struck a cord, or rather one short quote, The first day or so we all pointed to our countries. The third or fourth day we were pointing to…
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23 Jan ’09 0

Garfield

Now this is just a wonderful way to waste time, be create and have fun. I could not be simplier. KS2 students would devour it, KS3 students would love it, now I am not so sure about KS4, but adult fans of Garfield…. well its a time drain. Design your own Garfield comic strips through…
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20 Jan ’09 2

Pledges

Having lived and studied in America, I am accustomed to pledges. The Pledge of Allegiance, is a well grounded memory. What about students pledges, simple confirmations that students stand for something and against something else. I read on Wes Fryers blog, Moving at the Speed of Creativity about an anti-bullying pledge run by American Girl…
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20 Jan ’09 0

Now its Pivot Stickman

Pivot Stickman has been popular with our Digital Leaders for sometime now and their expertise has been put to good use during curriculum lessons. This week the Year 8 students were introduced to Pivot Stickman (PSM) as part of their sequencing unit with Digital Leaders in my class facilitating the lesson, well introducing, showing their animations and supporting…
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19 Jan ’09 0