1 0 Archive | January, 2010
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We gave them wings…

And now they can fly! I don’t think I have ever been as proud in my professional career as I am now. Year 6 have only been blogging since the last week in December and after teaching them the basics and after watching me making a fool of myself at the front of the classroom […]

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Is YouTube worth all the hype?

For many years I have been one of YouTube’s biggest fans. I had contacted Bolton LA on numerous occasions over the years to try and get it unblocked or to ask what their future plans could be with regards staff use. It was only recently that Bolton LA asked me if I wanted to have […]

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Creative ideas to improve Numeracy skills using real time online tools.

Please use this PrimaryPad below to input any ideas to help KS2 teachers/leaders to use online lessons for specific targets in numeracy. The previous PrimaryPad was such a success it seems a natural sequel! I for one find creative thinking about Literacy much easier than numeracy. If people feel the same, then this PrimaryPad will […]

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Using online lesson resources to improve writing.

Please use this PrimaryPad below to input any ideas to help KS2 teachers/leaders to use online lessons for specific targets in writing. If you can not see the whole pad, scroll to the bottom, scroll to the right and you will see a ‘full window’ button. That should help!

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January 13, 2010
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Online lessons during school closure makes the press!

We had quite a bit of interest from schools, the LA and the Press about our online learning classes this week. The Bolton News sent photographers to on of my pupil’s house and my house to take pictures of these classes taking place and here is the article written on their website (minus pictures.) Bolton […]

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Web 2.0 online ‘live’ lesson in closed school.

After the huge success from yesterday’s online lesson for children stuck at home due to the snow I embarked on a better 2nd attempt this afternoon. I still used Coveritlive as I was really impressed with what it offered and its simplicity. I will add meat to this post later tonight but you can reply […]

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My snow day online collaboration lessons/resources

I have been asked by a few people in my PLN on Twitter to write up my experiences of my first online ‘live’ lesson whilst the school was closed due to the snow. So here goes… The threat of severe disruption led me to excavate (steal) peoples thoughts and ideas on what schools or teachers […]

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Snow day ideas for online learning?

Please add any ideas you have to the PrimaryPad below, it will really help me plan and deliver some great resources tonight for the pupils tomorrow. You may want to slide across and click on ‘Full Window’ to help the display of the Pad. Thanks

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Our Zoo project using Twitter network!

I am starting a writing topic in year 6 that covers 6 genres of writing and our writing revision before SATs. As an introduction, I want the children to find zoos and wildlife centres all over the world. I used my personal learning network on Twitter by asking them to tweet their local zoo or […]

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Web 2.0 and when to use them?

I have embedded the following Primarypad to give people the opportunity to link some work they have completed using web 2.0 resources. Please add some examples whether it is directly to a resource or a blog doesn’t matter. This pad below is open to anyone who has any examples of Web 2.0 to show, even […]

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