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Training Links

Links to support Lowerplace INSET:

Link to the Linoit is here.

For a whole host of supporting videos about Tablets and Apps, please visit THIS LINK to go to the Oxford University Press Tablets and Apps website that I produced, here you will find reports, supporting videos, details of amazing pas to use as well as other great advice.

Visit Brian Harkin’s blog for some really use downloadable guides on how to use some of the Apps/We2.0 tools being discussed today.

Two places to go to get a free class blog are:
CreativeBlogs – Run by John Sutton. Their support centre is full of amazing resources from letters to send home to model policies.
PrimaryBlogger – An Automated service that will see you with a class blog in minutes. Their video tutorial guide page is a must to learn how to do the very basics.

The day the German Embassy popped in.
Year 4 link with a school in Australia

Project Blogs:
Well Done Blog A WONDERFUL place!!
PassTheBlog – 52 classes, one blog: How far can one blog go?
Pandora Writing Blog – Inspired by Avatar
Kensuke’s Kingdom Writing Blog
The Island: 1 to 1 Tuition Writing Blog
Fern’s Blog: Fern decides to ‘use’ her audience
Abigail’s Blog: Recovering from a two brain tumours is a little easier says Abigail with a platform for her voice!
The ALL NEW Pandora Project Blog – Not finished as we are currently working on this!
Xander’s Blog – Using ONLY audio to inspire Alexander to write

Using Coveritlive in the classoom
Using Coveritlive outside the classroom!
Coveritlive in Year 1 as they talk to toys in their class.
Ask your audience who and where they are?
Voicethread to perform
Voicethread to peer assess
Voicethread to teacher asses – Teachers from all over the globe!
Using Audioboo to capture magic
Using Photopeach in Reception to engage parents
Binyameen’s writing being used by other teachers
Raja gets help from Guatamala with his Howler Monkey Project
Thomas puts his Art Portfolio online

My Year 6 pupils explain in their own words:

BBC Breakfast filmed live from Heathfield in 2011:

BBC Radio 5Live interviewed Thome, Miss Wiggans and Mr. Mitchell in 2011:

BBC NW filmed live from Heathfield in 2011 too:

April 17, 2013


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  1. Alison Hughes
    April 23, 2014 at 7:29 pm #

    I was at your aintree training day and i am very interested in setting up a class blog at my school. I have just looked at your info and it says creativeblogs provide free blogs, and when i looked it said there was an annual cost. Am I missing something??? pls help

    • mitchell
      April 23, 2014 at 7:37 pm #

      You can contact John through his site to get a free class blog. Whet John and Primaryblogger sell are full multisites for the whole school. If you want to roll blogging out to each class then if certainly recommend a paid hosted site.

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