ICT for Learning & Teaching in Falkirk Schools

Digital technology to support learning & teaching

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

July 10, 2014
by Malcolm Wilson
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Gaining Ground with Geocaching

Geocaching is a way to use mobile devices to engage learners with a geographical area – creating or finding hidden “caches” which can be found by solving clues to locate them. OpenCaching is a free source of geocaches which can … 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 18, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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Classroom Response Tools for Assessment for Learning

There are many tools now available specifically to help gather feedback from all pupils in a class – sometimes called classroom response systems, class voting tools or clickers. These let teachers get a quick response at the beginning, during or … Continue reading

April 19, 2012
by Malcolm Wilson
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From One-to-Many to 1:1 – Handheld Learning for Learning and Teaching

Handheld Learning, One to One (1:1), Mobile Learning, Tablets for Teaching, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) These are all phrases and labels which are examples of the shift in emphasis in many situations from a dependence on desk-tied computing devices … Continue reading

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