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Using the SmartBoard to support the teaching of Modern Languages

Using the SmartBoard to support the teaching of Modern Languages

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  • 1. SMARTboard to Support Modern Languages Margaret Vass ICT Curriculum Support Officer Falkirk Council Education Services
  • 2. Course Descriptor Falkirk Council Education Services
    • The use of a SMARTboard to support Modern Languages in the primary school, taking advantage of:
    • freely available SMARTboard resources
    • software installed on the primary network
    • online resources.
  • 3. Falkirk Council Education Services
    • This great free site does not require you to sign up
    • These 4 activities work particularly well with an Interactive Whiteboard
  • 4. – The Arcade Game
      • Type in a title and
      • Follow instructions
      • You need to include
      • 10 lines of text
      • Press ‘Play’ .
    Falkirk Council Education Services
  • 5. - Choosing The Game Format Falkirk Council Education Services Simply click on one of the 5 game formats
  • 6. – The Countdown clock Falkirk Council Education Services There’s an option to select a soundtrack for your countdown Type in the required time span Select ‘countdown’
  • 7. – Random Name Generator
    • This is a very versatile tool!
    • Simply copy and
    • paste from
    • Word
    • Now select
    • ‘ Fruit Machine ’
  • 8. The Jackpot! The machine stops at a name ‘ Used’ names can be removed Words or phrases could be used instead of names
  • 9. Word Magnets
    Enter a phrase in the box. Then select the Next arrow
  • 10. Word Magnets 2 The new ‘jumbled up’ phrase will appear in the next window
  • 11. Word Magnets 3 There is an option to change the colour of some words. Click on the arrows to enlarge them
  • 12. Transition Lesson Plans
    The LTS site has a good selection of short term plans for Primary 6 to 7 stage
  • 13. Hangman - French
    A good selection of ready made Hangman games for the Whiteboard
  • 14. Translating Text - 1
    Place text in the box. Make language choice. Hey presto!
  • 15. Translating Text - 2 The Babblefish site also enables you to translate whole web pages!
  • 16. French and Spanish Labelling A good variety of ‘labelling’ activities on this website
  • 17. Games and Activities for the IWB
  • 18. ‘ Choose Your Language’ Game
  • 19. French Games from the BBC
  • 20. MFL IWB Resources
  • 21. Using Vokis in the MFL Classroom A great series of lessons on this blog inspired by
  • 22. Available Primary network Tools
  • 23. Useful Websites