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Planet Qej

I think Chris Leach invented this but I’ve used it and it’s fabulous! Get the children to set up twitter accounts using the names of robots from Planet Qej.  The robots  are landed by space capsule somewhere on Planet Earth with a mission to collect data about this unknown planet.  Teacher is mission control back  Full Article…

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Picture description in English lessons with iPads

During the last weeks we had the chance to use iPads in our lessons. In the English lessons I had an easy and successful start with the use of the App “Keynote”, the integrated camera and the big picture books of our daughter (Wimmelbücher). These books are made of painted pictures with witty scenes from  Full Article…

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Blapp Snapp Thing Link

My last post was about using Thinglink and I posted a very quick and untested idea with a request for suggestions on how to use it.  Well Julian Wood’s blog @ideas_factory has provided a great example of Thing link being used in the classroom by Wil Baker.  Julian’s blog is full of great ideas and  Full Article…

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Learning Gangnam Style in Ysgol Gyfun Gartholwg

I’ve been meaning to share this video for ages, I think it’s brilliant and it showcases what kids can do.  The video is in Welsh (because it’s a Welsh medium school) and the title ‘Atalnodi’ means punctuation.  It stresses the importance of good punctuation and gives some of the basic rules, including some peculiarly Welsh  Full Article…

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Rewordify

Ideas for using this in the classroom…. Ask pupils to rewrite a story they are studying for a much younger age  group, using rewordify to help. Use rewordify in English Language lessons. Let the slower readers use rewordify to save them having to use a dictionary Have a competition between groups to simplify a piece  Full Article…

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