Tag Archives: ICT and Literacy

Digital Media Conference

Today I am delivering a keynote at the Lincolnshire Digital Media Conference and promised the delegates that I would blog about what I showed them today. Digital Mapping Google maps allows the user to put placemarks on specific places on a map. I made a google map which was linked to Streetview and used the […]

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Man on Wire

I have missed out on blogging for quite a few weeks for several reasons but am trying to repair that having blogged about the Giraffes. I have been working for some time on a small project linking books and films together for use in the Primary classroom and posted about books which had been made […]

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The Giraffes tweet with a comedian

At the end of the Spring term in 2010 the Giraffe class were due to cover riddles for the last week (which was only four days long as it finished with Good Friday.  This was part of a whole Key Stage plan to cover riddles in the run up to KS1 SATs. The teacher was […]

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The ICT and Literacy Adventures of a Left Handed Summer Born Boy

Today I am delivering a keynote at the Lincolnshire Fast Forward Conference – this is a showcase of the wonderful work taking place in some of the Primary schools in Lincolnshire where the use of multiliteracies, film, gaming and meaningful ICT is supporting children in their learning. I will put the slides onto slideshare but […]

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Using Twitcam in Literacy

I was one of the very lucky people who was able to view the talk on Twitcam by Javier Drill Bustamente (a real life Amazon tribesman from the Ashaninka Community in Peru) who was talking to the pupils at Saltash community college. This was advertised on twitter by Dan Roberts (@Chickensaltash) and it attracted a […]

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Burglar Bill

I spent most of yesterday dressed as a burglar whilst videoconferencing with angry children! This was as  part of the wonderful Jolly Postman project in Rotherham. I have been supporting the two consultants who are leading on the project which involves twelve schools. Linda and Amy have  tirelessy driven the work which is brilliantly structured […]

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Reading with Wolves.

Reading with Wolves A very quick blog post about a lovely reading conference I had on Friday last week. The conference was with @2globalrams who are in Second Grade at the Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School in St. Louis, Missouri and along with @globalrams have a strong twitter presence. The children are […]

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Use of digital images

Anthony Evans of the Redbridge Primary ICT team posted an excellent google presentation now called 25 things to do with a Digital Image which has grown from a starting point of 5 tips. The suggestions cover a wide range of applications and strategies which will develop Primary children’s learning and certainly motivate them.  I loved […]

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