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    Voicethread - Easy to use and great for oral visual and written language - see thisHaikuexample or this example based on the on the book When Donkeys Fly.
    Spelling and Alphabet.
    ICOT - Trialling Technology to Grow Writers
    Into The Book
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    Games about the alphabet for juniors
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    http://www.fisher-price.com/us/fun/games/abczoo/default.asp
    http://www.billybear4kids.com/games/online/alphabet/alphabet.htm
    http://www.uen.org/k-2interactives/abc.shtml
    http://www.primarygames.com/abc_fun/abc_fun.htm
    http://www.learningplanet.com/act/abcorder.asp
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/clifford1/flash/confusable/index.htm - sort words by initial letter
    http://pbskids.org/superwhy/#game/alphabricks - recognising capital letters
    http://earobics.com/gamegoo/games/pawpark/pawpark.html - Upper to lower case match
    http://www.sesamestreet.org/games#media/game_dd838f23-486b-11dd-bf7b-df62be721a24 - children press the keyboard letters to see and hear the letter and a picture – Capital letters - good for keyboard skills
    http://www.candlelightstories.com/games/undersea-abc/ Upper and Lower case choices
    http://pbskids.org/sesame/games/letters-big-bird/ Letter – Picture match – capital letters
    http://www.primarygames.com/theabcgame/answer_2.htm Letter - Picture match – Upper & Lower case

    http://www.starfall.com/n/level-k/index/play.htm?f
    http://www.fisher-price.com/us/fun/games/abc/
    http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/alphabet/index.html
    http://www.gogolovesenglish.com/Kids_corner/ABC_Game/try.swf
    Letter, sound & picture – Upper & lower case
    Alphabetical Order
    http://www.earobics.com/gamegoo/games/pawpark2/pawpark2.html
    http://www.learningplanet.com/act/abcorder.asp
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Wednesday, September 11

  1. page Examples of ICTs supporting the Key Competencies edited Here are some examples of how ICTs have been used to support and develop key Competencies. Partici…
    Here are some examples of how ICTs have been used to support and develop key Competencies.
    Participating and contributing. Waikino juniors look at whether their native plants area should be saved and how they might do that. In this example students have documented their progress as they worked through their inquiry.
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    Waikino: Developing Our Key Competencies - Thinking SkillsOver the last few weeks during their Discovery Time the students of Waikino Room 3 had the challenge of creating a cereal advertisement. To do this they had to use their thinking skills to design an ad that was catchy and effective. The first step was to look at a range of ads online and identify how they were catchy/effective. From there they had to brainstorm ideas for their own cereal ads. After a lot of rehearsal they were ready for filming. Here are the finished products.
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  2. page Examples of ICTs supporting the Key Competencies edited Here are some examples of how ICTs have been used to support and develop key Competencies. Waikin…
    Here are some examples of how ICTs have been used to support and develop key Competencies.
    Waikino: Developing Our Key Competencies - Thinking SkillsOver the last few weeks during their Discovery Time the students of Waikino Room 3 had the challenge of creating a cereal advertisement. To do this they had to use their thinking skills to design an ad that was catchy and effective. The first step was to look at a range of ads online and identify how they were catchy/effective. From there they had to brainstorm ideas for their own cereal ads. After a lot of rehearsal they were ready for filming. Here are the finished products.
    Participating and contributing. Waikino juniors look at whether their native plants area should be saved and how they might do that. In this example students have documented their progress as they worked through their inquiry.
    This video was created using Photo Story. You may need to download a Media Player plugin and restart your browser in order to view it.
    Waikino: Developing Our Key Competencies - Thinking SkillsOver the last few weeks during their Discovery Time the students of Waikino Room 3 had the challenge of creating a cereal advertisement. To do this they had to use their thinking skills to design an ad that was catchy and effective. The first step was to look at a range of ads online and identify how they were catchy/effective. From there they had to brainstorm ideas for their own cereal ads. After a lot of rehearsal they were ready for filming. Here are the finished products.
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Friday, August 23

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    MeeGenius Free books
    Storyline Online - videos of actors reading stories - includes The Rainbow Fish
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    Google Docs is a great way for working collaboratively. Could be used within a class or between classes or schools. Sign up for Google Apps for even greater uses. Google Apps tutorial
    Have a look at some ideas for using shared documents here. See some examples fromschools.
    Watch this little video to see what Google docs are.
    Simon Turnbull's Sabbatical Project Litworks
    The converter tool so you can open Office 2007 documents when you have Office 2003
    Digital Storytelling
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    Etherpad - collaborative word document - up to 8 people editing at once
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    - make word pictures from any piece of text. The more a word is used the larger it appears.
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    The more times a word appears, the larger it will be.
    Tagxedo - similar to Wordle but words are random sizes and you can choose the shape.
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    The converter tool so you can open Office 2007 documents when you have Office 2003
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    English Online
    Old English Online resources
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    Tumble Books
    Children's Library
    VoicethreadDigital Storytelling
    Wikis
    PodcastsBlogs
    Twitter - read this twitter handbook to find out more
    Voicethread - this page has information relating to this valuable tool for having conversations around media
    Google Docs is a great way for working collaboratively. Could be used within a class or between classes or schools. Sign up for Google Apps for even greater uses. Google Apps tutorial
    Have a look at some ideas for using shared documents here. See some examples fromschools.
    Watch this little video to see what Google docs are.
    Simon Turnbull's Sabbatical Project Litworks
    The converter tool so you can open Office 2007 documents when you have Office 2003
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    Voicethread
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    - see this Haiku examplethisHaikuexample or this
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    Donkeys Fly.
    Letterland

    Spelling
    ICOT - Trialling Technology to Grow Writers

    Into The Book
    ESOL Online
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    Exemplars
    Myths and Legends Creator
    Wordle - creates 'word clouds from text =>
    Waichat - the cluster collaborative literacy site

    Ministry Self Review Tools for Literacy - Rubric
    ICT in English Blog - has lots of ideas including a slide show on Wordle uses
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    BBC Bitewise - Literacy Activities
    Wicked Literacy - Interactive activities on TKI
    Alphabet Activities -- this page has links to lots of alphabet activities
    http://www.googlelittrips.org/ See journeys from various stories on Google Earth
    ICT Games site - ICT Games has maths and literacy activities
    Anamalia If your students love the Graeme Base books check out this site.
    Online books: The Children's Library has similar resources.
    Talking books and some fun free videos:
    http://priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk/index.htm
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    Juniors can write short sentences with the Wizard Text Generator
    A variety of animations available. Embed in your class wiki.
    http://opals.wikispaces.com/Spelling Activities A class wiki which includes lots of activities. Worth a look as an example of how to use a wiki too.{http://r9.fodey.com/2062/f9155aadbf0c43fdab4adf78bed07858.0.gif} external image f9155aadbf0c43fdab4adf78bed07858.0.gif
    Podomatic - to upload and hear podcasts: http://www.podomatic.com/
    Language and Spelling http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/spelling/
    Language games http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/games/
    Great fun poetry site http://www.gigglepoetry.com/
    Loads of poetry and poetry writing ideas http://www.kidbibs.com/learningtips/lt43.htm
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    Resources for Language http://www.adrianbruce.com/writing/teaching_writing.htm
    Phonics activities http://www.carlscorner.us.com/
    Languagehttp://www.adrianbruce.com/writing/teaching_writing.htm
    Writing interactive website http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/writingfun/writingfun.htmlwebsitehttp://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/writingfun/writingfun.html
    Woodlands Literacy
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    Games http://roythezebra.com/
    Free Educational interactive resources in all curriculum areas. http://www.crickweb.co.uk/
    Spelling - go to Spelling City for great activities online to support learning your Essential Spelling list words. Also refer to Bell Block School's webpage for online details about the Essential Spelling lists.
    http://www.piclits.com

    Writing - an interactive story that you can write and print off at the end.
    http://www.carnegielibrary.org/kids/mystorymaker/mystorymaker.swf
    x-Skrbl - An easy-to-use online collaborative whiteboardSkrbl - An easy-to-use online collaborative whiteboard
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    skrbl now
    Try skrbl now.
    Etherpad - collaborative word document - up to 8 people editing at once
    x-WordleWordle
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    - make word pictures from any piece of text. The more a word is used the larger it appears.
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    The more times a word appears, the larger it will be.
    Tagxedo - similar to Wordle but words are random sizes and you can choose the shape.
    43 Interesting Ways to Use Wordle in the Classroom
    befunky.com - make your own uvatar using your photo
    Vokis - make a talking avatar
    Youtube and TeacherTube There are lots of resources on these two sites. You can also upload your own videos.
    Photos can be used in many ways to motivate writing. Check out sites such as
    5 Frame story
    6 Word Story
    6 Word Stories
    http://www.piclits.com
    Glogster - online poster-maker. You can add links, photos and even video to your poster
    Education Version of Glogster which is preferable for student use
    These sites are useful for storing and/or editing photos.
    Fotoflexer - online photo-editor
    Flickr and Photobucket - Sites where you can upload and share your photos online.
    Panoramio - a photo sharing tool. It allows you to upload your photos and then you can map their location on Google Earth. Your photos will then be visible to all Google Earth users. A great way to share field trips and the like with parents, colleagues etc
    The converter tool so you can open Office 2007 documents when you have Office 2003
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