Tools that I want to
show today Autocollage Photosynth Songsmith Windows Movie Maker Photostory 3 World Wide Telescope Zoomit Flashcards Maths Generator Bing Maps Windows Live Writer Maths Generator One Note
This teacher used WorldwideTelescope to
find images of thesolar system; he wrote a songabout space; and he made hisown movie using Movie Maker. These learners made an Autocollage of polygons and then wrote a song about the properties of these shapes and sang it using Songsmith.
Some other ideas that could
work well• Make a card from the class• Creative writing exercises – ‘How does this make you feel?’ ‘Moods and feelings’• Book cover• Create a vocabulary exercise using Powerpoint and store it on a blog• Create certificates• A collage of a novel’s characters• Background for a PowerPoint presentation• A record of a lesson
Ideas worth trying…• Use it
to show around your classroom• Use it for an outing• Show something that is happening at your school.• Use it as a vocabulary lesson• Use it to demonstrate everybody’s work.• Submit your views to Bing Maps
Some ideas that have worked
well• A very quick movie• Project• Make book trailers instead of book reports• Make movies about their book• Movies about maths• Movies about the year• Movies of their dreams• Combine with songsmith• Helps avoid plagiarism – common way to doprojects
CLASSROOM ACTIVITY GROUPS 1, 3,
5, 7 & 9Find pictures of various polygons and make a collage using Microsoft Auto Collage. GROUPS 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10 Write a song to help you remember the names of the various shapes and use Microsoft Songsmith to compose your piece.
Microsoft Live@Edu • Each learner
can get a 10 GB inbox customized with Microsoft email@example.com the institutions name. Live Mail IM Aler• See contacts Spaces • ts Choose what• IM via text or Skydrive Mobi info you want to receive voice • Share pictures • Share • le Send and receive and how you documents in a instant messages want to and stories password receive it. • Search the Web protected 5GB • Use Live Search online space. Maps Browse Windows Live Spaces, and edit your own Space
These learners made use of
the onlineWindows Live photo gallery to share thephotos they had taken on a school camp withtheir contacts.
How can teachers use Live@Edu?•
Collaborative class projects using Spaces• Uploading resources for learners in SkyDrive• Communicating with learners using messenger and email• Staying in touch with parents and giving them access to their childrens work online• Planning projects using shared calendar• Creating a blog using Word Press
Maths Worksheet Generator Allows a
teacher to create worksheets in seconds.Choose a type of question from asample, say how many questions you want and a worksheet and answer sheet are generated in Word.
Microsoft Maths and Chemistry Add-Ins
The Maths add-in for Word 2007 adds computational and graphing capabilities to the Equation Tools ribbon. -in enables one to insert and modifyThe Chemistry add chemical labels within Microsoft Word 2007.
Here learners draw lines on
thepicture using their mouses. This slide allows learners to each select learners are using one These an answer from the options given. computer and two mouses to work collaboratively on a picture.
ICT Skills for TeachersAn opportunity
to master computer skills related to the tasks teachers perform. Teachers choose scenarios based on what they want to learn and their skill levels.
One Step Further – ICT
Integration Written in OneNote, this course makes use of Encarta and the Internet to develop information skills.
WebQuests– ICT Integration This course
introduces teachers to a template for setting up enquiry based projects that challenge learners to explore the web for information. Learnerstake on different roles in the group and complete a task.