ICT for Teaching & Learning in Falkirk Primary Schools

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

Interactive Teaching Programs for Mathematics and Numeracy 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 of a whole range of mathematical … Continue reading

August 18, 2011
by Malcolm Wilson
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SMART Exchange – SMART Board Resources for the Classroom Teacher

If your classroom has a SMART Board in it then a huge wealth of resources is available free to you online, making use of the SMART Board’s own interactive software, SMART Notebook, at SMART Exchange. This lets you browse through … Continue reading

May 18, 2011
by Malcolm Wilson
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Video Tutorials to help get smarter at using your SMART Board interactive whiteboard in the classroom

http://www.fuuni.com/smart/smart In order for an interactive whiteboard to become more than simply a projection board, a teacher with a SMART Board interactive whiteboard needs to know how to make use of the interactive features of a SMART Board. And in … Continue reading

March 30, 2011
by Malcolm Wilson
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Fun or fear? Spreadsheets for Problem Solving in the Primary Classroom – fun over fear!

Mention spreadsheets to some primary teachers and there may be a visible shudder!  For those unfamiliar with the use of spreadsheets in a primary classroom they don’t tend to conjure up ideas of a fun activity for pupils.  Part of … Continue reading

December 23, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Lingro – add to any website for interactive dictionary and word games

Lingro – http://lingro.com/ – if you want to use a website with pupils but think that pupils would be helped by having an on-hand interactive dictionary then consider using Lingro.  Just copy the website address of the website you wish to suggest to your … Continue reading

October 28, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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SMART Notebook Express – SMART Notebook Online

http://express.smarttech.com/ SMART Notebook Express is an online version of the interactive whiteboard software for SMART Boards.  That means that where your computer does not have SMART Notebook installed, but you are connected to the Internet, you can still work with your … Continue reading

October 19, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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I can’t see back here! Using a visualiser or document camera in the classroom

A visualiser (sometimes called a document camera) lets a teacher display something small to a whole class via a PC and projector.  This means that a teacher can demonstrate to a whole class something which would be difficult to show … Continue reading

August 19, 2010
by Malcolm Wilson
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Countdown Timers and Random Name Selectors for Class Activities

Sometimes in a classroom situation it’s useful to have a countdown timer.  Whether it is for a bit of fun to focus the pupils on the time available while waiting for pupils to finish a task within a deadline, or … Continue reading

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