Archive for October, 2014

Digital Technology across the Curriculum

In this weeks session we looked at how ICT can play an essential part across the curriculum. QR Codes We were tasked to day to work in pairs and create a themed/curriculum resource using  a selection of QR codes. Let’s go to the beginning and find out what QR codes are and what are there […]

Creative Computing

Computing In this session we looked at where computer science fits into the National Curriculum (2013) and how we can introduce computing skills to children in the early years and KS1. ‘Computing‘ as it is now known replaces the term ICT and its purpose of study is to equip children to use ‘computational thinking and […]

Maximising the use of Mobile Devices

Looking at the innovative ways Ipads are used in the classroom In today’s session we looked at a Prezi Helen had created on how primary schools are using iPads in the classroom. Helen showed us many apps some of which she recommended we should take a minute to explore. Helen talked about the Flexible Use […]

Presentation Tools and Digital Storytelling

More ICT in year 3! After a long summer break and feeling refreshed, I was ready to re-engage with the exciting world of ICT. We are about to embark on our final six sessions of ICT before we become qualified teachers and I will record my learning throughout the sessions in my blog. After a […]