Blog Writing... Seven tips

Check out this poster for some nice simple tips for your pupils as they write a blog entry.

Writing Blog Tips

New banners and awards

New banners posted for Scratch workshop celebrations and awards, and thinking and learning banners for display:
Scratch Banner for ICTLearn to Think BannerThinking Smarter Banner

ICT Rubrics and Ladders (Software-Hardware)

These great ladders have now been updated again. Use them with other rubrics to provide a skills base and tracking for pupils. Here is an example rubric I used just recently for pupils working with Multiple intelligences, key competencies (SOLO Taxonomy) and iWeb skills ladder. Train pupils for an ICT Crew or group of Tech-Angels. 22Mb file as it is rather colourful and has many pages. These require our free membership to download. Updated in December 2010.

3 in 1 Workshop

Learning@School 2010 is a great conference held every year in Rotorua NZ. This year I am hosting a workshop entitled “3 in 1” which is to give an overview of using Keynote, Pages and Scratch in the topic called, “Flight”
Training Software Tips OSX and Windows

To access these files you need to register with the site first here.
These are the files that we used:
Files as handed out at conference: 274 MB Zipped (formats are PDF, Keynote, Scratch, Pages). Pages and Keynote are Apple only programs.
Other Files
ICT Skills Ladders PDF to help you scaffold skills in programs (ICT Crew or Tech Angel Crew) and track them with a visual rubric.

Digital Photography Top Tips

Take better Digital Photos Resource
A neat little photography tips resource. If you cut, fold and laminate it should fit in a medium size camera bag. I have also produced a Promethean flipchart on digital photography also. Download from the ICT section of posters. or direct by click on the pretty picture above (requires free membership to access).