ICT for Teaching & Learning in Falkirk Primary Schools

July 24, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Image Manipulation Tools

There are many image manipulation tools available for teachers, or their pupils, to use.  Many of these for free. Some require software to be downloaded and many are able to be used online. Schools use images in so many ways – both in … Continue reading

July 9, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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SAM Animation for creating stop-motion animations in the classroom

SAM Animation stop-motion-animation software (demo-version) from Tufts University is great to create stop-motion animations.   It has a free to download version and the SAM Animation site has online help-guides. What is SAM Animation? SAM Animation provides a tool for pupils to make stop-action … Continue reading

July 8, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Just Picture My Words – Wordclouds in the Classroom

  There are now a number of online tools which are free to use to create wordclouds (images made from words) from your own text. These wordcloud images create a visual representation of the chosen text, with the frequency of the … Continue reading

July 6, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Blabberize

http://blabberize.com/ can be used to create a speaking image in Monty Python-esque animation style.  Pupils can choose an image of an animal’s head of their choice (from website with permission to use and royalty-free) .  They then use a microphone to add … Continue reading

July 2, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Timeline Tools in Teaching and Learning

Timelines can be useful across the curriculum in classroom contexts – such to show the progression of events, whether as a sequential record of major developments in real historical events, or for pupils to create a fictional sequence in creative writing, or … Continue reading

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