Spreadsheets

Spreadsheeting often fits in with the maths department of a school and quite rightly so as it has so many great mathematical niceties. But it is so useful in other subjects and for life skills. Graphing and budgeting (side note graphing is so easily done in other...

goformative

Formative goformative.com is a fantastic formative assessment tool, particularly where written solutions are preferred. A teacher can see the results live and give feedback as required. There are a number of question types including written answers, typed and self...

Tynker awesomeness in maths!

This page is being built!!   !  ! !  Tynker is a powerful drag and drop, block coding tool. It works on all devices and can code sphero, Drones and other devices. It has a great sharing community and projects can be embedded nicely like the one below. Tynker works...

Quizlet and Quizlet Live

Quizlet is great tool for short quizzes of various forms and it is a great formative assessment tool. Quizlet can be signed into with a number of services including Google. Classes can be set up and questions given or done in a number of formats and styles. The power...

Twitter

Twitter: for learning There are many preconceived ideas about Twitter and it’s worth. When used well, Twitter can be invaluable for learning and professional learning. This page will explore some Twitter basics along with some ideas for using twitter for...
Book Creator Skills built in LOTE

Book Creator Skills built in LOTE

Book Creator App was chosen as the second session in the “Embedding iPad skills and focuses” progression for year 7. As with all of the focusses we are trying to build them into content currently being studied. The LOTE department were already working...

Mandarin Weather Reports

YEAR 11 IB AB INITIO MANDARIN – MLC/NEWINGTON/SACS PARTNERSHIP CLASS – WEATHER REPORTERS This term we are focusing on the topic of weather and seasons. Students were asked to compile a three day weather forecast on a city of their choice in China. Once they had...

Mandarin Menus

JUNIOR SCHOOL – STAGE 3 MANDARIN – CHINESE FOOD MENU With the introduction of iPads into Stage 3 in the Junior School it’s been a wonderful opportunity to explore the ways in which we can learn a language on a device and how to use the internet appropriately to find...

Interactive Images in Mandarin

YEAR 7 MANDARIN – WHO ARE MY FAMILY? – INTERACTIVE IMAGES IN THINGLINK Statement of inquiry: “Relationships within families are unique and important connections” Across all of our languages this term we are exploring a unit titled Who are my family?.We are looking at...

YouTube for Transport in Mandarin

YEAR 8 MANDARIN – TRANSPORT AND TIME – USING YOUTUBE We have been learning about different methods of transportation in China and how to tell the time. There are different ways to tell the time in China and it’s important to be able to say what time it really is! We...

Ed Puzzle

What is EDPuzzle? EDPuzzle (edpuzzle.com) is a tool to personalise short video clips found online or uploaded personally by cropping and adding questions and content throughout the video for students to answer. All answers are collated for you to review and assess...

bit.ly

bit.ly is one web tool which you can use to shorten lengthy URLs and store them all in one place ready for easy use. The tool also allows you to collect data from bitlys you have created to see how many people are accessing your link. If you create an account at...

11th Day of Christmas Tekky

On the 11th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Green Screen by DoInk Those of you who have ventured down into the Library this term would have come across our newly renovated library reading room which is now a flexible creative learning space. The room has...

10th day of Christmas Tekky

On the 10th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Schoology Archiving Now that the year is wrapping up we are all frantically trying to find out how to save all those #awesome lessons we made for our classes on Schoology throughout the year… Our Schoology...

9th day of Christmas Tekky

On the 9th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Schoology 101 Now that we have had Schoology up and running for a year it is time to brace the positives and capabilities of our learning management system (LMS). We will be creating more and more Schoology...

8th Day of Christmas Tekky

On the 8th day of Christmas my Tekky gave to me… Adobe Slate for content delivery Adobe slate is a great tool for creating content to be delivered to students in the form of a website. The finished product looks great on the iPad and is quick and easy to set up....

bit.ly

  Content and updates for bit.ly can now be found on our bit.ly page. bit.ly is web 2.0 tool which you can use to shorten lengthy URLs and store them all in one place ready for easy use. The tool also allows you to collect data from bitlys you have created to see...