ICT for Learning & Teaching in Falkirk Schools

Digital technology to support learning & teaching

November 8, 2018
by Malcolm Wilson
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Making animated videos with Magic Move on Keynote iPad app

Making Magic move Animations to demonstrate learning – the iPad presentation creation app Keynote has a Magic Move tool which gives you the option to make objects appear to move around the screen when the presentation is set to play. … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
by Malcolm Wilson
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Microsoft Classroom – supporting teachers supporting learners

Please note: Microsoft Classroom has now been replaced with Microsoft Teams for Education This information below is an archive of what Microsoft Classroom was as it was during 2016-2017 school year – Microsoft Classroom is no longer available What is … Continue reading

June 15, 2016
by Malcolm Wilson
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Feedback and more with Forms

Gathering feedback, taking quizzes to reinforce learning, undertaking surveys of views, signing up or registering for an activity – just some of the ways forms can be used by schools. And now there is the option to use Microsoft Forms – available … Continue reading

July 2, 2015
by Malcolm Wilson
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What, Why and How of e-Portfolios for Learners

What is an E-Portfolio? A digital portfolio or e-portfolio can take several forms, and have different purposes. Whether it’s a place to share a learning journey, record notable achievements, provide a platform for a learner’s reflections on progress, or to … Continue reading

December 19, 2014
by Malcolm Wilson
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OneNote to Rule them All

OneNote is a free tool which works online through a web browser, or through apps for mobile devices, or as a desktop software (it’s also part of Microsoft Office 2013). And it’s available to users of Microsoft Office 365 (so … Continue reading

September 12, 2013
by Malcolm Wilson
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Padlet for Feedback and Much More in the Classroom

What is Padlet? Padlet (formerly called Wallwisher) is a versatile free online tool which can be used by teachers in a classroom setting to gather feedback from pupils as part of formative assessment. It also serves as a visually attractive … Continue reading

September 17, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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Screencasting for Providing Pupil Feedback on Writing using a Video and Audio Screen Capture Tool

Often, when pupils undertake a piece of writing, a teacher will provide feedback to the pupil. This can take the form of face to face feedback by way of a conversation between the teacher and pupil concerned. Or it can be … Continue reading

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