Archive | February, 2009

Securing success via FROG

24 February 2009

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Have been having a big think about lots of things today, was at the regional SSAT Heads steering group and we were talking about organisational efficiency, this, combined with an email I received from our examinations officer really got me focused this afternoon on how exams information could get integrated into FROG from SIM’s. Like […]

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33 Ways to use Twitter in the classroom

11 February 2009

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Found this interesting resource today – twitter does have a place in education and learning.

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Engaging content for our transition Portal

11 February 2009

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Following on from my previous post about the xtranormal text to movie service I thought I would put something together for our transition portal which is currently in development. My thinking behind this is to really try and get some engaging content that will capture the minds of our Y6 students and keep them interested […]

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Creating engaging E-content for students

11 February 2009

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I came across a really interesting web 2.0 application yesterday that has loads of potential for use in and outside of the classroom to support students and their learning. The service has only just launched and is currently going through a public beta test, it is called Xtranormal and basically creates movies that are hosted […]

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Enhancing Community Engagement

10 February 2009

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EventElephant are one of FROG’s partners and I spent some time today in a conference call discussing how the functionality of EventElephant can be secured within FROG and vice versa. One of the topics that came out of the discussion was trying to put a bit more detail on what types of events may be […]

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Event Elephant

10 February 2009

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I am always looking at developing systems that can enhance the schools ability to work with wider community groups. Back before Christmas we were approached by the SSaT to see if we would like to trail a new online event management service – EventElepant. I am not going to go into huge detail here now […]

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>Continual Reinforcement

4 February 2009

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Like any new developments they need to be revisited and reinforced. This week my SLT assemblies are focusing students as digital natives and how appropriate use of technology can supports students on their own, personalised learning journey to reach their academic potential. Needless to say we will be focusing on FROG and securing an understanding […]

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