ICT for Learning & Teaching in Falkirk Schools

Digital technology to support learning & teaching

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

November 11, 2014
by Malcolm Wilson
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Wikipedia in the classroom – do you know all it can do?

Wikipedia ranks in the top 10 of all websites and may well be used by learners of all ages who search for information and find a Wikipedia entry one of the first suggested results from a web search on many, many … Continue reading

July 17, 2014
by Malcolm Wilson
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So you want to create a presentation?

Whether you wish to give a presentation on a teaching topic, or your learners wish to use a presentation to demonstrate their understanding of a topic, there are several ways in which a presentation may be created and shared. And … Continue reading

July 10, 2014
by Malcolm Wilson
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What is it to be a digitally competent teacher?

The 7 Characteristics of a Digitally Competent Teacher is a post describing some features of what a teacher who is using digital tools to support learning and teaching might be like. Using technology to support learning and teaching is not … Continue reading

October 22, 2013
by Malcolm Wilson
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Movenote – share your voice, video, presentation and annotations

Movenote is a neat free tool for combining on one screen a video (which can be of the the presenter, or video of anything else being viewed from a webcam or mobile device) along with a presentation (which can be a document … Continue reading

June 28, 2013
by Malcolm Wilson
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Educating in Entrepreneurship in the Classroom

In helping in preparing pupils for their future teachers consider what lies ahead, what the skills and experiences their pupils may require for whatever their chosen path in life may be. A facility to make the most of money and … Continue reading

April 22, 2013
by Malcolm Wilson
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Need to create a diagram, poster or infographic?

Diagrams, or visual representations of information in poster form (sometimes called infographics), can often be used by a teacher to present information for learners in a way which is easier to understand when compared to just text. And learners may often … Continue reading

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