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2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2
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2013 Partners in Learning Innovation Workshop Session 2

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This is the second session of the Innovation workshops in South Africa which are to equip teachers for the 2013 Microsoft Expert Educator programme

This is the second session of the Innovation workshops in South Africa which are to equip teachers for the 2013 Microsoft Expert Educator programme

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  • The Microsoft Learning Suite is jam-packed with free tools and content such as Mouse Mischief, AutoCollage, Movie Maker, Microsoft MathsandSong Smith that will excite your learners and make your lessons more engaging. On the Pil-network you can get the tools + tutorials + you can see how other teachers have used them in their learning activities
  • The Microsoft Learning Suite is jam-packed with free tools and content such as Mouse Mischief, AutoCollage, Movie Maker, Microsoft MathsandSong Smith that will excite your learners and make your lessons more engaging. On the Pil-network you can get the tools + tutorials + you can see how other teachers have used them in their learning activities
  • There is a demo of this tool in the appendix
  •  Hafeeza Ebrahim Mayet hmakra@gmail.comMarlboro Gardens Secondary SchoolSandtonGautengMathe CityThe focus of this project was to build a model of ‘MATHECITY’ that integrates grade five Geometry content. Learners investigated tessellations and created an AutoCollage of these. Learners folded nets of 3D shapes to form buildings and decorated these in the Arts and Culture lessons using MS Paint. Learners then used the model to find out more about cardinal points, measurements and even and odd numbers.
  • Maxwell Funomax.funo@webmail .co.zaMkhanyiseli PrimaryCape TownWestern CapeOur community our prideThis project began when the teacher noticed that learners were developing infected wounds from playing in polluted areas as there were no playgrounds or parks in the area. The grade seven learners photographed the affected learners and interviewed people living near the polluted areas. They are now investigating solutions and raising the issue with the municipality and City of Cape Town.
  • There is a demo of this tool in the appendix
  •  NkosilathiDlodlonko.dlodlo@gmail.comBatswana Secondary SchoolMafikengNorth WestServing water to saveLearners investigated a range of possible causes of water shortages and proposed several solutions. Interviews were conducted with the community and a local mining industry next to the school; models were constructed; research took place in the lab and a song was produced. Findings were presented to the MEC of Education for further consideration.
  • There is a demo of this tool.
  • Watch how Mouse Mischief has been used at St Cyprian’s School http://techblog.stcyprians.net/index/tag/mouse%20mischief
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    1. Innovation Workshop2013Session 2: LearningActivities that usedigital tools
    2. There are more than 30+ Learning Suite toolsat www.pil-network.com
    3. Finding a tool is not the problem…using tools effectively is the challenge!In this session we will:• Look at examples of wheredigital tools have been usedto enhance LearningActivities• We will consider:• How does the tool engage learners?• What can be done using ICT thatcould not be done without it?• How does the tool supportknowledge building?Tweet about it!How have you enhanced alesson by using ICT? #msedu
    4. Windows Live Movie Maker and PhotostoryTurn photos and video clips into movies and slide showsAdd in music, sub-titles, special effects and credits
    5. 5High School Life Scienceslearners made moviesusing Movie Maker toexplain an aspect ofHIV/AIDS as aninfomercial.Nikkie Wallace –St Cyprians: Western Cape
    6. Kabelo Mahlatsi –Leqele High School: LesothoHigh School Englishlearners modernised JuliusCaesar and set it inLesotho with Moshoeshoein the starring role!
    7. High School Historylearners created moviesout of still photos thatillustrated the effects ofvarious Apartheid laws.Sue Ausmeier –Durban Girls College: KwaZulu-Natal
    8. AutocollageSelect a folder of photos,push a button and watch asyour images get swirled intoa collage.
    9. Autocollage to test understanding ofprimary school maths concepts:polygons, tessellations and symmetry.Hafeeza Ebrahim Mayet –Marlboro Gardens: Gauteng
    10. Maxwell Funo –Mkhanyiseli Primary School:Western CapeAutocollage to raise awareness ofpolluted public spaces and a need forparks in a community.
    11. SongsmithChoose a style from pop, jazz, reggae etc. and a tempo.Sing into the PC microphone and Songsmith will thengenerate musical accompaniment to match your voice.
    12. Nkosilathi DlodloBatswana Secondary School:NorthWestLearners investigated causes of watershortages and raised awareness. Onetool for this was a Songsmith song.
    13. StickysorterOrganise your notes or have a brainstorm using virtual sticky notes
    14. FlashcardsMake your own or usethose that are alreadythere.Smart, fun assessment!
    15. Mouse Mischief• Download the Multiple-Mouse toolbar for PowerPoint.• Make a presentation that includes yes/no, multiple choice ordrawings.• Connect multiple mouses to one computer.• Let learners choose an icon and start the activity.This slide allows learners to eachselect an answer from the optionsgiven.Here learners draw lines on thepicture using their mouses.
    16. 16Which digital tools have youused in your classroom –how do you think the toolenhanced the lesson?If you have not used anytools yet – which of thetools you saw appeals toyou? How do you think youcould use it to teach aconcept in your subject?What would you be able todo with the technology thatyou could not do without it?Activity: Pair Discussion: 5 minutesTweet about it!Which digital tool have youused to enhance a learningactivity? #msedu

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