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

March 5, 2018
by Malcolm Wilson
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Microsoft Learning Tools with Immersive Reader

Learning Tools with Immersive Reader provide users of Microsoft Office 365 (including Word and OneNote) with a range of tools to support learners with varying needs, making reading and writing more accessible for any learner. This is available to all … Continue reading

February 3, 2017
by Malcolm Wilson
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Fake, Fiction or Fact? How can learners be helped to work out what’s true?

There are so many choices for sources of news for learners to find out about what’s going on the world today, whether printed media, online news sites or social media. But how can learners be helped to be able to work out if what … Continue reading

October 24, 2013
by Malcolm Wilson
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Developing literacy with Facebook-like and Twitter-like tools

Many pupils today are very familiar with social media tools like Facebook and Twitter, whether they themselves use them or from the many references on television, film or media. It teaching literacy today there is an expectation built into curricular … Continue reading

June 1, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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Can we get a story? Reading Online with free Oxford eBooks for the Classroom

Oxford Primary eBooks Free teacher eBook library featuring over 250 stories for children from Oxford, including Oxford Reading Tree, Songbirds Phonics, Treetops, Traditional Tales. Each book can be shown full-screen with page turns for ease of use both on computer screen … Continue reading

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