ICT for Learning & Teaching in Falkirk Schools

Digital technology to support learning & teaching

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

November 28, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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Interactive Teaching Tools for Numeracy and Mathematics

Interactive Teaching Programs for Mathematics and Numeracy (this is the Flash-based versions site) were produced by the Department for Education as part of a National Numeracy Strategy. These were designed to be used by primary teachers in helping support the teaching … Continue reading

February 28, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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Primary Games for Learning Gains

Primary Games Arena is a site aimed specifically at pupils in primary schools and comprises free online games for all ages and stages, as well as all areas of the curriculum. There is a huge selection of high-quality games which have been identified … Continue reading

February 27, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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Maths Fun – free online collection of Mathematics-related activities, tools and resources for all school stages

Math Is Fun http://www.mathsisfun.com/ is a free online collection of Mathematics related activities, tools and resources for all school stages. It combines online tools for each area of maths, along with interactive activities, puzzles and worksheets, as well as a maths dictionary, … Continue reading

February 22, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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Is your school up for a UK-wide Maths Challenge?

Can your pupils become national maths champions? Will they claim maths glory for your school? Together with the British Science Association, the free online maths resource Manga High is running a UK-wide Maths Challenge. Manga High is a free online … Continue reading

February 9, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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Maths all around you – shining a mathematical spotlight on where you live

http://www.mathsinthecity.com/ Maths in the City (set up in 2011 and shut down in 2016) was an excellent website for helping in teaching about mathematics around us – in showing pupils the huge range of ways maths is used all around them wherever … Continue reading

December 22, 2011
by Malcolm Wilson
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Making Money Matter – Teaching Financial Literacy in Primary School

There are many resources to support teachers in building financial capability in our pupils – whether that is for teaching financial understanding (so that pupils have the skills required to deal confidently with everyday financial issues and make informed decisions … Continue reading

November 8, 2011
by Malcolm Wilson
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Games-Based Learning with Manga High Maths

Manga High Maths is a free online games-based maths teaching resource originally aimed at 7-16 year-olds, but as of August 2014 extended to include younger pupils (now covering primary 1-3). Mangahigh.com combines the development of maths skills with video game format … Continue reading

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