ICT for Learning & Teaching in Falkirk Schools

Digital technology to support learning & teaching

March 15, 2019
by Malcolm Wilson
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Apple Clips for Creating Videos for Sharing Learning

Apple Clips is a neat free video-creation app for iPad or iPhone. It lets you quickly combine text, music, graphics, recorded voice, images, and animations to create videos with ease. So if you are trying to find a way to … Continue reading

March 8, 2019
by Malcolm Wilson
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Dictation Tools for Unlocking Creativity

We can usually speak far more quickly than we can type, so being able to get ideas on screen can be time-consuming. And we can also lose the flow of what we are thinking if the mechanics of typing get … Continue reading

February 7, 2019
by Malcolm Wilson
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Time-lapse, slow-mo, burst-mode and more – using tablet or smartphone cameras in the classroom

Smartphones and tablets such as iPads have inbuilt cameras with a host of features beyond simply taking a photograph. Whether it’s time-lapse, slo-mo, burst-mode, video, panorama, zoom or a range of filters, quality choice or proportions. How might these be … Continue reading

February 1, 2019
by Malcolm Wilson
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Developing Literacy in the Classroom with GarageBand

Supporting the development of literacy in the classroom with GarageBand iPad app GarageBand is an iPad app which has a host of uses for recording audio, which can include music in a host of different ways. But here’s how GarageBand … Continue reading

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

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

March 20, 2018
by Malcolm Wilson
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Stop-motion animation with Stikbot iPad app in the classroom

Stop-motion animation creation by pupils in a classroom is an engaging way for learners to demonstrate their learning. Whether that’s showing the steps in the processes involved in a numerical calculation (from something as simple as showing the story of 5 for young … Continue reading

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