Titled because once we have a learning management system up and running, we need to be able to add content which helps us enhance it as a learning tool.
What a great writing idea for older children. Uses a Facebook model (Fakewall) to get students to create a Facebook wall of a famous person. For example Cinderella
or John Lennon:
Video is very easy to embed as is any other interactive media. Embedding video means you can get rid of all the distractions of other videos and ugly comments on Youtube.
This is a great NZ resource on NZ films and videos. There are some classic music videos too
And teacher tube has a range of educational videos….
And from an inspiration point of view, try Edtalks – a NZ site with a range of addresses from NZ educators
Info-graphics make great class talking points too. Have a look at the ones below.
Info-graphic: Radiation chart:
Fun fact: eating one single banana gives you a higher dose of radiation than living 50 miles from a (functional) nuclear power plant for a year.
An InfoGraphic of Number Ones – Every country is number one at something – Guess what we are! Or better still what do you thing Australians are number on at??
This one provides a visual representation of how much longer out resources will last.
Inspiration has always been a popular brainstorming / mindmapping application. We have a limited number of licences so Inspiration is not on our computer image by default. There are some alternative web based applications which have the advantage of being free and also being available from home and school.
What’s you reaction to ebooks for children used on a touch pad such as an Ipad?
Why Laptops? The reasoning provided by the ICT Director at Diocesan School for Girls in Auckland for their laptop programme. Compelling information: