This is my final Year 2 Post for my Blogfolio before I send it off for marking.
The three ICT sessions I have had this year have been really beneficial to me, as well as the articles available for extra reading. Everything I have discovered over these sessions will help me develop my practice when using ICT within the Early Years and Key Stage One. I have really enjoyed the hands on element, as we were given a task during the first session, and by the end of the third session we had completed everything and had the chance to share within our groups. From this, I feel I have learnt more than I may have done if we were just taking down notes, as we were also given the chance to work within groups, but sharing out the responsibilities to ensure everyone had at least one individual job to do throughout.
At the end of February, I will be beginning my 2a school experience in the Foundation Stage, and I am going to try and fit at least one element of my Year 2 ICT into this to discover if they are as successful with the children as they were with me. I will also take into consideration everything I have read from the online articles, to ensure I am using ICT to benefit the children completely, rather than making my lesson plans more cross-curricular.
Thank you for reading, and I hope you have enjoyed my blog as much as I have making it!
I thought I would leave you with a video which I think is a really nice idea for using QR Codes in the classroom with iPads.
QR Codes are scannable codes for smart phones that anybody can make and can be used for almost anything. Click here for more information on what a QR code is.
Goodbye for now!