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Where ICT meets the classroom – Vision statement

The use of ICT in classrooms and whether ICT should be seen as a tool or as a subject in its own right opens up a wide debate. Living in the 21st century, a very technologically motivated time, we know … Continue reading

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Mobile Technologies: curriculum applications (Session 5)

Today we are going outside! We are looking at using QR codes in the primary classroom. QR stands for ‘quick read’, these are quick scannable images, like bar codes, which take you to a digital destination such as a written or spoken message … Continue reading

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Mobile Technologies (Session 4)

In our ICT class today we played with the ipads. Well I say played actually we were researching apps for use in the classroom (OK played) with a view to developing our own resource next session. I really liked the QR codes … Continue reading

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Computing: curriculum applications (Session 3)

Following on from last week, Kerry, Chad and I worked together to produce a unit of work using Scratch. The unit of work is aimed at Year 6 children, as their final ICT project before moving to secondary school. Overall … Continue reading

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Computing skills and techniques (Session 2)

I must admit to feeling a little fazed initially by the word ‘programming’ but having seen my daughter (year 7) use Scratch in year 6 at her after school ICT club I felt it was something I would be able … Continue reading

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Internet safety (Session 1)

Within the primary classroom there are many ways to enforce the vital message about being safe online. There are many websites covering internet safety; here are a few of my primary school appropriate favourites: Think you know is run by the Child Exploitation … Continue reading

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