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Posts by Ian Addison about ICT in schools and the latest and greatest educational technologies.
Tweet Tweet! What Have You Learned Today?

Tweet Tweet! What Have You Learned Today?

At the start of this academic year, I decided that I wanted to use Twitter with my class to share their learning. I use it to learn and I use it to share my own learning, so why can’t children use it too? Bearing in mind that children are increasingly […]
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Photographs with a difference

Photographs with a difference

For the post this week I thought I'd share some useful photo tools that you might want to play with and try either yourself or with your children. In school we take 1,000s of photographs but what do you do with them? These tools might help to bring a bit of life into your images...These are all free too.
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Interesting Ways to Inspire

Interesting Ways to Inspire

This week's post isn't one idea, it isn't even 10. It's more like a few hundred. So I apologise, a bit. The ideas this week have been crowd sourced by Tom Barrett and others. Crowd-sourcing is a way of getting a crowd (that's anyone really) to give their input into a project.
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Simple Surveys

Simple Surveys

Have a think how many times in school you need to collect data and ask questions. This might be for a travel survey to find out how children get to school or it could be to find out their favourite ice-cream for a maths lesson. You may also want to send a survey home to parents to complete. Completing surveys is one thing, but how do you analyse the data from it? One way you could simplify the whole process is Google Forms.
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It's all a bit of a game

It’s all a bit of a game

Have you ever thought about making some games to help your children to learn key information? This might just be a list of spellings or it could be something to see if the children can identify the answers to particular questions. You may be thinking that making games is really hard and complicated. There are a few websites that take away any complication and enable anyone to create a game in seconds, or at worst, 5minutes...
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