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    • Roadblock number 1
      Maps are a great way to explore the world and find out relevant information. Google has a range of tools to make this process simple and powerful.
      The “roadblock”
      • You will need to navigate and analyze information from a map
      • Go to http://www.google.org/flutrends/
      • Find out how to bring up the information about the “flu” in Japan
      • What months is the “flu” most widely spread? Write down your answer.
    • Roadblock number 2
      Photopeach is a great tool to share pictures online. It is easy to use and fast. At this “roadblock” you will be finding out how to use it.
      The “roadblock”
      • Use the camera to make a series of pictures from 5 different plants or trees
      • Use the pictures that you have taken to create a “PhotoPeach”
      • Website: www.photopeach.com
      • The account that you can use is as follows
      Username = nistaa
      Password = qwerty
    • Roadblock number 3
      Presentations are something we all do. But often our presentations don’t make the impact they could. Adding a powerful picture can replace much of your text.
      The “roadblock”
      • Go to http://search.creativecommons.org/
      • Find three interesting pictures: one of a bird, one of a face with a smile on it & one of a shoe.
      • Copy it (hint to do this you will need to click on “actions” and then “view all sizes”).
      • Paste your photos into a PowerPoint presentation.
      • Save your presentation.
    • Roadblock number 4
      Collaborative writing is a great way to allow a number of students to express their ideas in a story. Titanpad is the tool that we will use for this roadblock.
      The “roadblock”
      • Go to this website - http://titanpad.com/vZ8XC0zMh7 (be careful with the address).
      • Add your group name to the Titanpad.
      • Write the next sentence of the story.
      • Note: the story doesn’t need to make sense.
    • Roadblock number 5
      Cococabana Public School is another website with a huge collection of useful resources. They are organised by school level and subject.
      The “roadblock”
      • You will need to navigate around the site and find some specific activities
      • Go to http://www.copacabana-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/Get_Smart_Pages/Get_Smart.htm
      • Find the following activities and note down what you find
      • Spin and Spell (Stage 2 English) – what do you have do in this game?
      • Number Pyramid – Addition & Subtraction (Number Stage 1) – what is the name of the character?
      • Put Annie Together (Stage 3 Science) – what do you have to do in this game?
      • When you have completed each activity email you answers to me (wkirkwood@nist.ac.th)
    • Roadblock number 6
      Google Maps is a powerful tool which allows your to explore the world. It is as if all the maps in the world have been combined into this tool.
      The “roadblock”
      • Your task is to create your own online map
      • Go to http://maps.google.com/ and sign in with this account
      Username = nisteys@yahoo.com
      Password = 1234abcd1234
      • Go to “My Maps” and then “create new map”
      • Find the 3 places and add a “place mark” (blue pin). Give each place mark a name
      The school
      The Phillipines
    • Roadblock number 7
      Skype can get students in touch with other students from anyplace around the world and help them collaborate and make global connections.
      The “roadblock”
      • Figure out how to get a Skype account and check in with “willkirkwood”
      • Send a message or call to willkirkwood and you will get your next task
      • Note (if you do not get a reply in two minutes it means I am helping out somewhere else – so please move on to the next station)
      You need to create an account at www.skype.com
      Make sure you choose a strong password
      For example: s4w4tdii (rather than sawatdii)
      Think about: numbers, letters and characters
    • Roadblock number 8
      Everyone knows about Google, but not many of us use it to its full potential. Google has a massive collection of videos. While not all of them are great there is some really useful stuff out there.
      The “roadblock”
      • You will learn a number of search tips for Google and find specific information
      • Go to http://www.google.com/help/features.html and at the same time also open up http://www.google.com/
      • Read through the first page and think about the things you could use this for
      • Using the tips you have just read, go to http://www.google.com/ and find the following:
      • The population of Indonesia and China
      • The weather in Jakarta and Stockholm
      • How much is 50,000 Indonesian rupiahs in Thai Baht (THB)
      • Write your answers down.
      • Extra Challenge – try this game http://grant.robinson.name/projects/guess-the-google/ (it is quite hard but give it a go if you have time.
    • Roadblock number 9
      Voicethreadis a great way to allow people to express their ideas and views.
      The “roadblock”
      • What can you see in these optical illusions?
      • Go to http://voicethread.com and sign in using these details
      Username: nista@nist.com
      Password: student
      • Go to “Browse” and search for “Jakarta – What do you see?”
      • Take a look at the pictures, choose 2 and leave a comment about what you see
    • Roadblock number 10
      Woodlands Junior School has an amazing collection of interactive websites for teachers and students to use.
      The “roadblock”
      • You will need to navigate around the site and find some specific activities
      • Go to http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/
      • Find the following activities and have a play around
      • Addition to 10
      • Drag and Spell
      • The Water Cycle
      • When you have found each activity send me the web address in an email (wkirkwood@nist.ac.th)
    • Roadblock number 11
      Wordleis a fantastic tool which can help identify the main points from pieces of text.
      The “roadblock”
      • Open http://www.wordle.net/
      • Insert the thumb drive into your computer and open the word document “Martin Luther King Speech”
      • Copy and paste the text of the speech into Wordle and create a “Wordle”
      • Go to the blog http://ictinthepyp.wordpress.com/ and leave a comment on the “Wordle Post” detailing the 5 biggest words
    • Roadblock number 12
      Befuddlris a great way to make puzzles from high quality images.
      The “roadblock”
      • You are going to have to complete a puzzle and see how quickly you can do it
      • Go to http://www.delicious.com/wkirkwood/enviropuzzle
      • Choose any of the pictures on that page
      • Once the picture opens click on “befuddle it” and see how quickly you can put it back together
      • Write down your time
    • Roadblock number 13
      ZimmerTwinsis a fantastic online tool which allows you to create and tell your own animated stories.
      The “roadblock”
      • You are going to create your own movie
      • Go to http://www.zimmertwins.com/. Log in on the left side using these details:
      Username/Nickname: eleict
      Password: 4194
      • Click on “Make a Movie” work out how to make a movie
      • Make sure you save it when you are complete
    • Roadblocknumber 14
      You Tube has a massive collection of videos. While not all of them are great there is some really useful stuff out there.
      The “roadblock”
      • You will need find a series of useful videos about how to solve maths problems
      • Go to http://www.youtube.com
      • You are going to need to use the search feature – this works by entering keywords.
      • Find videos which help explain the following:
      • How to do long division (author: patrickJMT)
      • How to add fractions (author: yourteachermathhelp)
      • What are the answers to the problems in each of these videos? Write them down.