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  • Sagt07 Online Rev Website

    1. 1. GeoBytes – St Ivo School Geography Departments Online Portal
    2. 2. VLE Pages Online Courses and Communities E-mail – staff / students <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>GCSE support </li></ul><ul><li>KS4 Coursework support </li></ul><ul><li>Individual class support </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Extension Support </li></ul>Podcasts Online Web Materials Interactive Games Departmental & Professional Development Resources Future Technologies? St Ivo School Geography Department www.geobytes.org.uk GEOBYTES – The department website – online portal An overview . . .
    3. 3. A department website Developing an online presence for your department….
    4. 4. Why have a Department Website? <ul><li>The aims of our department website…. </li></ul><ul><li>To promote the subject within the school & to highlight the work of the department. </li></ul><ul><li>To provide support to students for coursework / homework activities </li></ul><ul><li>To celebrate student successes by showcasing work </li></ul><ul><li>To promote independent learning </li></ul><ul><li>To centralise and share teaching resources and good practice between staff </li></ul>www.geobytes.org.uk
    5. 5. What information may a Department Website include? Revision Materials Coursework Materials Promoting Geography Homework Case Studies Students Work Fieldwork Write ups Weblinks Quizzes Staff Resources Web Enquiries Podcasts Department News Prof Development Photographs SOW GeoNews Competitions
    6. 6. Effective use of the department website in Teaching and Learning SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS – 1. Homework
    7. 7. Effective use of the department website in Teaching and Learning SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS – 2. Revision
    8. 8. Effective use of the department website in Teaching and Learning SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS – 3. Supporting Independent Learning
    9. 9. Effective use of the department website in Teaching and Learning SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS – 4. INTERACTIVE LEARNING
    10. 10. Effective use of the department website in Teaching and Learning PROMOTING THE WORK OF THE DEPARTMENT / SHOWCASING WORK
    11. 11. Effective use of the department website in Teaching and Learning PROMOTING FIELDWORK OPPORTUNITIES
    12. 12. Effective use of the department website in Teaching and Learning SUPPORTING STAFF: Staff Resources Portal
    13. 13. What Next? Where can you go from here? For those of you who would like to explore the possibilities further…` <ul><li>Look at existing websites for ideas (see handout) </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to the rest of your department and decide on what your aims of a website would be </li></ul><ul><li>Speak to technicians and colleagues in school </li></ul><ul><li>Speak to a department with a website already up and running </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the advice and support available from professional organisations – (e.g. the GA and LT Scotland. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan out your ideas – think about structure and content and plan for the future! </li></ul><ul><li>See Handout “Tantalising Ten” – 10 things to consider in developing your own department website </li></ul>

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