IT Ramblings #5

I’ve started to think about the Smartboard that sits in our glass classroom and what I could start with. Then I thought what training will I need,  then as chance should cross my path I read this blog from Blogwalker, Gail Desler, http://blogwalker.edublogs.org/2009/03/21/ideas-to-inspire-this-weeks-1-favorite/ and it link to this http://www.ideastoinspire.co.uk/interactivewhiteboards.htm Why not have a read and give it a go.  Other useful sites include http://smartboards.typepad.com/, http://technology.usd259.org/resources/whiteboards/smartlessons.htm,   http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-US/Products/SMART+Boards/Front+projection/

After spending all day Thursday taking photos of our school’s Year 9 students at Woodhouse, I was thinking what most Art galleries around the world have resources for teachers try these sites:

If you want to start blogging with your students then the presentation Blogwalker attened at CUE 2009 by Alice Mercer is worth a read. Here is Blogwalkers post http://blogwalker.edublogs.org/2009/03/05/blogging-with-elementary-students-alice-mercer-from-cue-2009/ follow the links and see what it takes. As a reminder our Education Department is about to release a document on using the Internet safely with students so stay tuned.

ITCoach

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