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National Curriculum: Miles Berry on computing. Purple Mash - the award winning educational resource from 2Simple Software - Site. Postcard. Minecraft. Take your first easy steps with Microsoft « Switched on Computing. Switched on Computing. Delightful robots for children to program.

Site Pages - Primary_Computing_home. Computing for the Next Generation ... Computing ITT & CPD. This site has been put together by a small group of teachers and teacher educators convened by the DfE's Teaching Agency and chaired by Bob Harrison.

Computing ITT & CPD

Our aim has been to curate a collection of resources for use by those training teachers to deliver the new primary computing curriculum, whether for trainees' individual use, for use in lectures and workshops or for trainees to use as resources for their own lessons when working in school. What are the issues? 1. Across the curriculum the draft Programmes of Study suggest that material which was previously taught by subject specialist teachers in key stage 3 will be delivered in primary classrooms from September 2014. 2.

Programming in the Primary School. Sample lessons of Espresso Coding. SNAP! (Build Your Own Blocks) SNAP! (Build Your Own Blocks) Junior Computer Science. Teaching computational thinking to primary pupils. Data Handling. Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds. Visual Dictionary, Visual Thesaurus. StoryPhones - complete MP3 audio system for audio resources in primary schools and nurseries. Use audio in class. Just what I have been saying … - dougmuses. Notes From McTeach: Learning to Blog Using Paper. That's right...you heard me!

Notes From McTeach: Learning to Blog Using Paper

And it's one of my favorite activities all year long. Paper Blogs. I use them to introduce my seventh graders to the idea of blogging and, more importantly, commenting. Let me just be clear right from the beginning. This was not my original idea! We also had to decorate our new blogs so they might reflect our own personality. I didn't require that their paper blogs actually look like blogs (we use Google Sites, in case you were wondering), but several of my students chose to be tech-creative. Of course, I'm getting ahead of myself a bit. After we were done writing and decorating our blogs in our blogging workshop, it was time to read some blogs. As you probably know, teachers are just great big kids at heart. Before I continue with my take on the lesson, let me share with you the original lesson developed by Leonard Low and shared with us at our workshop: The McTeach Version Step One Thank you. Step Two Step Three. Literacy in the Digital Age.

Listen to the Whispers. Super Action Comic Maker. WordSift - Visualize Text. Five Card Flickr. ZooBurst. 50 Coolest Online Tools for Word Nerds. Story Starts - Story Writing Made Fun For Children. Oxford Owl - Welcome. 35 Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom.

Blogging and tweeting as a collaborative writing engagement. Through the class blog and twitter account, KC have found friends in other schools around the world.

Blogging and tweeting as a collaborative writing engagement

We have got several other Kindergarten classes on our blog roll, and they in turn have added us to their blog roll. Several times a week we check the other blogs and leave comments. 6 Free Sites for Creating Your Own Comics. In the days of cold, hard newsprint, only people who could draw were successful comic strip authors.

6 Free Sites for Creating Your Own Comics

In some cases, this resulted in comic strips that had very nice pictures, but weren't all that funny (cough, Blondie). Thankfully, the Internet has taught us not to accept an inferior form of comic artistry, but a more flexible one. Comic strip enthusiasts who want funny but don't care about pretty drawing can have their strips, those who want artistry have theirs, and even those with very specific tastes can find something just right. 55 Interesting Ways to Support Writing in the Classroom (4) TitanPad. Lino - Sticky and Photo Sharing for you. 32 Interesting Ways to Use Padlet in the Classroom. Home › PrimaryPad. Padlet (Wallwisher) Safe Search for Kids. The Google safe search engine for kids with friendly search.

E Safety. Safe Search - Primary School ICT. SearchyPants - Safe Search for Kids. The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You. Most of us are working at full capacity, and keeping up with technology can feel like one more chore on the to-do list. Still, learning your way around a few of the best Web tools is worth your time. Innovative teachers are frequently using intuitive programs and websites that are easy to learn. These web tool can save you a lot of daily hassles that you might not even realize you have been tolerating.

Whether you want to move the class newsletter online or try out a flipped classroom, we’re sharing the best sites to do it. Sharing and Collaborating The Internet was invented to foster communication. Google Docs. Topmarks Education: teaching resources, interactive resources, worksheets, homework, exam and revision help. Paris 26 Gigapixels - Interactive virtual tour of the most beautiful monuments of Paris. Scotland - Pinball. Tutpup - play, compete, learn. Jackson Pollock by Miltos Manetas, original design by Stamen, press any key to s.

RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms. Finding Ada — Bringing women in technology to the fore. Forward Arts Foundation. Free online tutorial for using IWB. Interactive Whiteboards In Primary Teaching. BYOD in the 21st Century. 35 Interesting Ways to use Twitter in the Classroom. PeterT's bliki. This page is a bliki - a blog in a wiki.

PeterT's bliki

Thus entries are added in chronological order, with the most recent stuff at the top of the page. If you want to comment on an item then click on the Discussion tab (at the top of the panel) and reply to an existing thread or start a new one. It's a Book by Lane Smith. DERN. Learning 3.0 and the Smart eXtended Web. Word 2010 - Long Document Essentials. National curriculum in England: computing programmes of study - Publications. Sound-to-Light Sensor Wire Ball : Party Lighting. Bulk Prices Why not tell us and our B2B sales team about your specific business needs and expectations?

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Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale. 3rd Millennium Learning Award- the school Award videos. The Third Millennium Learning Award: the school Award videos The following links take you to the videos which are the Award submissions from schools that have gained the Award.

3rd Millennium Learning Award- the school Award videos

With over 90 schools having now gained the Award we suggest you look first at the Feature School submissions. Profile on TED.com. The Monkey Business Illusion.