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

October 30, 2018
by Malcolm Wilson
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Doorway Online Interactive and Accessible Learning

Doorway Online Interactive and Accessible Learning – http://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/– an array of free online teaching resources which can be used by early learners independently or as classroom activities led by a teacher on an interactive whiteboard. These support learning and teaching … Continue reading

August 7, 2018
by Malcolm Wilson
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Drones in the Classroom

What is a Drone? Drones are devices which fly without a pilot on board – they are remotely controlled, either manually (perhaps from a mobile smartphone or tablet) or through programmed instructions. They can be very large and heavy (often … Continue reading

July 25, 2018
by Malcolm Wilson
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Cracking the Code to break out and escape – solving the puzzle classroom activity using OneNote passcode feature

So what is a Digital Breakout or Escape Room or Cracking the Code activity anyway? Cracking the Code to break out and escape in a classroom story scenario by solving the puzzles in a classroom activity – where learners have to … Continue reading

April 26, 2018
by Malcolm Wilson
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ClassroomScreen – the free online all-in-one class display tool

ClassroomScreen.com is a free online tool which brings together a host of useful tools for the classroom into one screen display. Choose your own background, bring up a timer, set a traffic light for any activity, choose pupils with a … Continue reading

July 13, 2017
by Malcolm Wilson
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Developing your skills in using an iPad in the classroom with Apple Teacher

If you are using iPads in a classroom setting then you may find the free online Apple Teacher professional learning programme provides you with support for making more effective use of more features of iPads for learning and teaching. Just go to https://www.apple.com/uk/education/apple-teacher/ and … Continue reading

December 20, 2016
by Malcolm Wilson
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Are we really there? Virtual Reality in the classroom

So what is Virtual Reality or VR? Virtual Reality, or VR, provides a means to have an experience of a location or object (whether real or imaginary) through a mobile device, often viewed through a headset, in such a way that … Continue reading

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