Archive for April, 2010

Apr 29 2010

The Beautiful Game – South Africa 2010

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Would your students like to do a presentation to students from a different country about the World Cup? This project is an international collaborative project where students from different schools from different countries pick a country that is represented in the World Cup and they create a multimedia presentation about that country working in a […]

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Apr 29 2010

Bridging the Digital Divide

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I am pleased to announce a double dose of digital documents… Try saying that really quickly. Saltash.net Community School has been involved with working with Futurelab on a couple of research projects that have recently been published. The whole documents are fantastic and are a really useful tool for all schools and parents you can […]

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Apr 29 2010

Are you meeting the challenges of a 21st Century Education?

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This is something that people in education question and is one thing that all teachers and those involved in running schools often ask themselves. As a school we have been extremely fortunate to be involved in a National student voice project that has allowed us to explore and research this question. Over the last 6 […]

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Apr 29 2010

Another first for Saltash.net Community School

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So have you heard of BrainPOP? Our school has recently taken the lead in the pilot as the first Evaluator school for BrainPOP UK. BrainPOP is an educational website that contains hundreds of short animated movies and quizzes that cover most subject areas and really help enhance the learning experience of students and teachers. For example […]

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Apr 26 2010

This is what you get for mixing Vivienne Westwood & Chocolate…

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Would you like to win a flip camera, a sponsored acre of rainforest or even a signed copy of the book flanimals whilst learning about Chocolate which will help save the rainforest? I am positive the answer is yes! This is a great competition for any students between the age of 5 to 15. All […]

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Apr 26 2010

If you do one thing next year make sure you see The Pelican – Part 2

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So if you have read the first post on PELC10 – you will know a little bit more about it – if you are on twitter then check out the comments and feed by searching using #pelc10 – There are some really interesting comments and discussions on here that are worth picking through. So I […]

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Apr 16 2010

R.I.P Ning – Is that such a bad thing?

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Sorry a little bit heavy – I think everyone is overacting slightly, yes it is a shame that Ning’s free service and educational accounts will not exist in about 90 days time or sooner. Read this: http://tcrn.ch/aawmin However I think maybe some of us are overreacting a little bit. I am not saying this because […]

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Apr 16 2010

If you do one thing next year make sure you see The Pelican – Part 1

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When I say Pelican I’m actually not talking about a bird but #pelc10 which is actually the Plymouth E-Learning Conference an annual event in April. It is where hundreds of educators from around the globe discuss the latest issues in Educational Technology. It is always held at the University of Plymouth which is a fantastic […]

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Apr 01 2010

Spreading the .net vibe at ThinkTank

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On Wednesday 31st March, three year 11 students accompanied by Mr Roberts travelled by train to Birmingham to take part in a QCDA conference on ‘How we use technology in our learning’.  The day started at 5 am, ready to catch a train from Plymouth at 6:25.After a 3 hour train ride to Birmingham New […]

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