ICT for Teaching & Learning in Falkirk Primary Schools

October 28, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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SMART Notebook Express – SMART Notebook Online

http://express.smarttech.com/ SMART Notebook Express is an online version of the interactive whiteboard software for SMART Boards.  That means that where your computer does not have SMART Notebook installed, but you are connected to the Internet, you can still work with your … Continue reading

October 28, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Teaching Information Skills with Big 6

www.big6.com/kids/  When pupils are set a problem-solving task in school, whether it is in creating a presentation or research for homework, it is useful for them to have some guidance to getting started and how to go about the task.  … Continue reading

October 28, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Google Earth in the primary classroom

http://www.google.com/earth/index.html Google Earth allows you to travel the world through a virtual globe and view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, and much more.  You can navigate to locations anywhere in the world.   And it is free to download. So you have … Continue reading

October 27, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Images free for Pupil Projects

How often do you look for images for classroom projects, presentations, blogs and websites?   But of course you are concerned that you don’t want to use images in your work you may not have permission to use.  Using a search engine like Google … Continue reading

October 19, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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I can’t see back here! Using a visualiser or document camera in the classroom

A visualiser (sometimes called a document camera) lets a teacher display something small to a whole class via a PC and projector.  This means that a teacher can demonstrate to a whole class something which would be difficult to show … Continue reading

October 7, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Royalty-free sound-effects and music for multimedia presentations

Schools are often looking for royalty-free sound-effects and music for multimedia presentations – music or sound effects which pupils and staff can use in their videos, stop-motion animations, online or Powerpoint presentations.  And of course they wish to ensure that they … Continue reading

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