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Tools of the trade

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  • 1. Tools of the trade (iThink conference) September 2012 by Fiona Beal fiona@schoolnet.org.za http://schoolnetsa.blogspot.com
  • 2. SchoolNet SA
  • 3. And muchmore…
  • 4. SchoolNets premium membership programme
  • 5. What is changing for teachers?
  • 6. http://schoolnetsa.blogspot.com
  • 7. Online courses and webinars http://schoolnetsa.blogspot.com/p/free-short-online-courses.htmlSchoolNet runs free short courses for its premium members (a freemembership) every month. These are supported by wikis. Thecurrent one is ‘Technify your classroom’
  • 8. Twitter and Tweetchats for teachers http://www.edchatsa.co.za/ @schoolnetsa
  • 9. Curating the web
  • 10. Pinterest
  • 11. TeachMeetshttp://teachmeet-southafrica.wikispaces.com/
  • 12. What is changing in the classroom?
  • 13. The use of cell-phones in educationTeacher from the Leap School starts publishing house (Fundza) andincludes three mobi stories via Mxit per month to encourage reading
  • 14. Tablets or BYOD in the classroom
  • 15. Free classroom learning systems
  • 16. Free classroom motivational programmes http://www.classdojo.com/A review: http://lachhull.blogspot.com/2012/02/classdojo-school-approach.html
  • 17. It’s the era of global projects
  • 18. Reading the Flat Stanley diaries as podcasts
  • 19. Tons of amazing free tools Microsoft’s Songsmith Microsoft’s AutocollageWindows Movie Maker Photostory 3 for Windows
  • 20. Grade 3 from Elkanah House doing Maths photostories http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hb7JgWNlEeo
  • 21. Give a classroom tour using Photosynthhttp://photosynth.net/view.aspx?cid=fd71f194-6973-42ca-85f2-f6633b18ab26
  • 22. Songsmith• Choose a style from pop, jazz, reggae etc. and a tempo.• Sing into the PC microphone and Songsmith will then generate musical accompaniment to match your voice.
  • 23. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oGFogwcx-E
  • 24. E-books are so easy to create and read
  • 25. Flipped classrooms http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9aGuLuipTwg&feature=relatedhttp://pinelandshighschool.wordpress.com/2012/07/30/when-teachers-become-pupils/
  • 26. Podcasting
  • 27. Classrooms blogs are common Teachers blogs in South Africa
  • 28. Blogs are very popular – for students
  • 29. Write a book using a blog
  • 30. Price list for the various types of bookshttp://www.blurb.com/create/book/blogbook
  • 31. Wikis can be easily used http://barnowlstories.wikispaces.com
  • 32. Invite specialists into your classroom via Skype http://skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com/
  • 33. Skype chats with scientists http://techblog.stcyprians.net/
  • 34. Virtual tours
  • 35. Microsoft Innovative School’s programme http://www.stcyprians.co.za/?m=8&idkey=1333
  • 36. So now to some more detail on some of these ideas http://micklefieldconference.blogspot.com

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