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How I’m using ‘Epic Citadel’ iPad App with 10 year olds.

I wouldn’t know anything about the App or what to do with it without watching and speaking to Tim Rylands and without speaking to Pete Richardson at a Teachmeet in Blackpool: Last week Heathfield got hold of our first piece of handheld kit – an iPad! We used a great App called Epic Citadel by […]

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Year 6 Descriptive Writing

In an attempt to develop the speaking skills of my writers, we are planning to record a Voicethread tomorrow that describes four very different pictures. The Voicethread can be seen here although it has been commented upon yet. Whilst they were planning, they came up with some fantastic sentences. To capture the moment, we tweeted […]

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Off to a flyer…

Just when I doubted whether I could generate the learning environment of last year with our brilliant Year 6 (now gone!) You guys come to my rescue! I had a thought this morning that it would be lovely for the new Year 6 to know a little bit more about their audience, the people they […]

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A very proud moment!

Back in December 2009 I arrived at Chorlton Park Primary School for the day to be shown around and dazzled by their wonderful children and staff. I remember sitting there listening to Jack Sloan (@jacksloan) and John Sutton (@HGJohn) talk about blogging and the impact on the learning at the school. It was Jack who […]

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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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We’re learning together

Just following on from my previous blog post… I just received a message on our VLE from Sophie (the pupil who gave me advice on Windows 7!) Her message said: Hello there try this link to find out the special features of windows 7 http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/ if the link doesn’t work just enter the address into […]

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Future??

As I sit here trying to multitask (mess more than one thing up at a time) I’m thinking about how much classroom education has changed in the 11 years I have been teaching. 11 years ago, schools didn’t have ICT suites as we know them today. If a school was lucky, it would have come […]

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Wallwisher.com

I picked up a website from the Innovative Teachers Forum called www.Wallwisher.com. It is an online notice board maker and can be adapted really well to be used in the classroom. Today I set up a quick Wallwisher as we are starting our narrative unit in Literacy on Monday. I tweeted the details out to […]

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Voice Threading project just beginning!

After reading, listening and watching what Jack Sloan had done at Chorlton Park I have embarked on a Voice Threading project. I will be uploading details as soon as I have anything to report! Watch this space!

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My Little Year 6 ICT Survey

After listening to Prof. Stephen Heppell back in July 09, I tried this survey to find out what kind of ICT profile I had in my Year 6 class. The survey was carried out with children’s heads down on desks. When children were asked a question they had to raise their hand so only I […]

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