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Mary Jo Bell & Senior Infants,St. Anne’s School,Shankill.@7MJB @MrsBellsClassmrsbellsclassblog.blogspot.ieTechnology in th...
33 Technology loving SeniorInfants
•One laptop•One digital camera•Interactive White Board•Visualiser•Computer Corner/Computer RoomA little goes a long way!
•Animoto•Audacity•Voki•MS Paint•OpenOffice•ePortfolios•Social Media: Blog, Twitter, Skype, GoogleHangoutSome free techie t...
• Free 30 second videos• Sign up as an educator= longervideosAnimoto: so easy forInfants
Making ourAnimoto Video“Shapes Outside”
One child makes a folderon desktop: “ShapesOutside”Children upload photos & drag into folder
We open Animoto & choose a “suitable” style.Children upload photos, add text, choose music.Produce theirvideo!
•Record news•Record reading•Record creative stories•Record poems (Béarla & Gaeilge)•Record project workAudacity: Great for...
Using Audacity in the classroomChildren workin groups tocreate a story using Rory Story
Each group then records its storyCubes are set insequence to helpchildren remembertheirpart of story.
Recorded stories are saved ontolaptop
Voki: great for recording poemsChildren choose avatar, background, clothes & add some bling!
Poem is recorded & shared onTwitter
Computer Corner. Computer Room
Workin OpenOffice & MS Paint
• 33 children + 3 computers in class• 11 children have own folderon each computer• Every child has own folderin ComputerRo...
Children place name card underwork, photograph it & upload totheirfolder
Saving workto ePortfolio
• Show & Tell• Small objects• Page frommaths book• Story book• Story cubesVisualiser
Show & Tell
•Class Blog•Twitter•Skype•Google HangoutSocial Media
• Parental permission•Group photographs•No names with photos•CheckTwitterfeed forSpamSafety Issues
Class Blogmrsbellsclassblog.blogspot.ie
•To develop & enhance literacy skills•To connect with otherclasses•To share & display ourwork•To highlight ouractivities f...
Skype
Google Hangout
St Anne’s School.Shankill,Co. Dublin@7MJB @MrsBellsClassPresentation by:Mary Jo Bell& Senior Infants
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Technology in the infant classroom

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Short version of my presentation at ICT in Education Conference, Lit, Thurles. 11th May, 2013

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Technology in the infant classroom

  1. 1. Mary Jo Bell & Senior Infants,St. Anne’s School,Shankill.@7MJB @MrsBellsClassmrsbellsclassblog.blogspot.ieTechnology in the InfantClassroom
  2. 2. 33 Technology loving SeniorInfants
  3. 3. •One laptop•One digital camera•Interactive White Board•Visualiser•Computer Corner/Computer RoomA little goes a long way!
  4. 4. •Animoto•Audacity•Voki•MS Paint•OpenOffice•ePortfolios•Social Media: Blog, Twitter, Skype, GoogleHangoutSome free techie things we love touse:
  5. 5. • Free 30 second videos• Sign up as an educator= longervideosAnimoto: so easy forInfants
  6. 6. Making ourAnimoto Video“Shapes Outside”
  7. 7. One child makes a folderon desktop: “ShapesOutside”Children upload photos & drag into folder
  8. 8. We open Animoto & choose a “suitable” style.Children upload photos, add text, choose music.Produce theirvideo!
  9. 9. •Record news•Record reading•Record creative stories•Record poems (Béarla & Gaeilge)•Record project workAudacity: Great for Literacy
  10. 10. Using Audacity in the classroomChildren workin groups tocreate a story using Rory Story
  11. 11. Each group then records its storyCubes are set insequence to helpchildren remembertheirpart of story.
  12. 12. Recorded stories are saved ontolaptop
  13. 13. Voki: great for recording poemsChildren choose avatar, background, clothes & add some bling!
  14. 14. Poem is recorded & shared onTwitter
  15. 15. Computer Corner. Computer Room
  16. 16. Workin OpenOffice & MS Paint
  17. 17. • 33 children + 3 computers in class• 11 children have own folderon each computer• Every child has own folderin ComputerRoom.• Children save workto theirfolders• Children photograph work& upload photos tofoldersePortfolios
  18. 18. Children place name card underwork, photograph it & upload totheirfolder
  19. 19. Saving workto ePortfolio
  20. 20. • Show & Tell• Small objects• Page frommaths book• Story book• Story cubesVisualiser
  21. 21. Show & Tell
  22. 22. •Class Blog•Twitter•Skype•Google HangoutSocial Media
  23. 23. • Parental permission•Group photographs•No names with photos•CheckTwitterfeed forSpamSafety Issues
  24. 24. Class Blogmrsbellsclassblog.blogspot.ie
  25. 25. •To develop & enhance literacy skills•To connect with otherclasses•To share & display ourwork•To highlight ouractivities forparents•To add an element of creativity & fun to ourwork•To make connections forSkype & GoogleHangout•To join in #artweek13, #anfomhar, #antearrachTwitter: @MrsBellsClassWhy do we tweet?
  26. 26. Skype
  27. 27. Google Hangout
  28. 28. St Anne’s School.Shankill,Co. Dublin@7MJB @MrsBellsClassPresentation by:Mary Jo Bell& Senior Infants

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