Monthly Archives: October 2013

Session 4 – Portable Tech

Exploring ‘pixlr’ This weeks task was to experiment with painting software and filters to create some digital art. I have never used this form of medium before so it was very much on a trial and error basis. I thought it … Continue reading

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Session 4 – Portable Technology Preliminary Reading

Bowe’s children get the reading bug with iPad poses a great deal of advantages. With iPads proving to be extremely accessbile and portable they are a hugely innovative part of the primary curriculum. They can be taken out of doors, … Continue reading

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Audio Editing – Session 2

‘At the Zoo’ by William Makepeace Thackeray First I saw the white bear, then I saw the black; Then I saw the camel with a hump upon his back; Then I saw the grey wolf, with mutton in his maw; Then … Continue reading

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IWB- Session 1

My intial thoughts on watching a video on how to use IWB was not the most positive. However, having been taken through various steps and activities on the program i have found it extremely useful and really looking forward to … Continue reading

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Podcasts – Session 2

It would never have crossed my mind to use Podcasts as a form of teaching in schools. I found the pre session reading on this subject a great insight into how such a programme can help with expressing voice, helping … Continue reading

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Cyber Bullying – Session 3

We were given opportunities in class to discuss dangerous subject matter surrounding the internet. We discussed the pro’s and cons of filtering software for children. They are extremely useful in denying access to adult materials, however, i do think children … Continue reading

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Are IWB effective in the classroom – Session 1

During my observation I noticed my classroom teacher depended a great deal on her interactive whiteboard. However, having had a 2 hour seminar on such technology i realise she could be utilising it a great deal more! We were asked … Continue reading

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