Case-Study of our developments with FROG published

A case-study of how Costello Technology College is using FROG has been written by FROGtrade. and published on their website, you can download it here.

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Content being developed fast to support KS4 Maths

Had the opportunity to look at some of the content the Maths department are developing as part of our specific focus on supporting Y11 with revision for their GCSE examinations. Our leading teacher in Maths (AST) is using Camtasia to create screencasts with his tablet PC to demonstrate worked examples. The great news is that […]

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Breaking News – Support from SSaT with development of Transition Portal

Breaking news – the colleges submission of a bid into the SSaT South Central Innovation Grants has been successful. The college will be receiving £1,000 to support the development of our transition portal. The college works very hard on ensuring that progress from KS2/3 is as seamless and transparent as possible. We have a transition […]

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Securing E-Strategy

The mini-vision portal that we have developed with FROG to help secure our E-Learning strategy with all staff has been really beneficial to date. The notion of a one stop shop for staff to go in to and pull together all the information they need to develop an E-Learning strategy for their own department has […]

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The changing dynamic of Learning Platforms

Firstly, many thanks to Gareth for putting me on this article – “Is Web 2.0 the problem for VLE’s“. Having just rad this article and finding it quite enlightening I thought that it was apt to post about it as it certainly got me thinking on teaching and learning pedagogy. I felt compelled to post […]

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Securing success via FROG

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

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

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Engaging content for our transition Portal

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

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

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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