SmartBoardand Modern Languages

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SmartBoardand Modern Languages

  1. 1. SMARTboard to Support Modern Languages Margaret Vass ICT Curriculum Support Officer Falkirk Council Education Services
  2. 2. Course Descriptor Falkirk Council Education Services <ul><li>The use of a SMARTboard to support Modern Languages in the primary school, taking advantage of: </li></ul><ul><li>freely available SMARTboard resources </li></ul><ul><li>software installed on the primary network </li></ul><ul><li>online resources. </li></ul>
  3. 3. http://classtools.net Falkirk Council Education Services <ul><li>This great free site does not require you to sign up </li></ul><ul><li>These 4 activities work particularly well with an Interactive Whiteboard </li></ul>
  4. 4. Classtools.net – The Arcade Game <ul><ul><li>Type in a title and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow instructions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You need to include </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>10 lines of text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Press ‘Play’ . </li></ul></ul>Falkirk Council Education Services
  5. 5. Classtools.net - Choosing The Game Format Falkirk Council Education Services Simply click on one of the 5 game formats
  6. 6. Classtools.net – 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. 7. Classtools.net – Random Name Generator <ul><li>This is a very versatile tool! </li></ul><ul><li>Simply copy and </li></ul><ul><li>paste from </li></ul><ul><li>Word </li></ul><ul><li>Now select </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Fruit Machine ’ </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Jackpot! The machine stops at a name ‘ Used’ names can be removed Words or phrases could be used instead of names
  9. 9. Word Magnets <ul><li>http://www.xmleducation.co.uk/magnets.html </li></ul>Enter a phrase in the box. Then select the Next arrow
  10. 10. Word Magnets 2 The new ‘jumbled up’ phrase will appear in the next window
  11. 11. Word Magnets 3 There is an option to change the colour of some words. Click on the arrows to enlarge them
  12. 12. Transition Lesson Plans <ul><li>http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/mfle/primaryzone/transitions.asp </li></ul>The LTS site has a good selection of short term plans for Primary 6 to 7 stage
  13. 13. Hangman - French <ul><li>http://www.prescot-school.knowsley.sch.uk/prescot-language/mfl-site/primarySchool/PrimaryHangmanFRE.html </li></ul>A good selection of ready made Hangman games for the Whiteboard
  14. 14. Translating Text - 1 <ul><li>http://uk.babelfish.yahoo.com/translate_txt </li></ul>Place text in the box. Make language choice. Hey presto!
  15. 15. Translating Text - 2 The Babblefish site also enables you to translate whole web pages!
  16. 16. French and Spanish Labelling http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ A good variety of ‘labelling’ activities on this website
  17. 17. Games and Activities for the IWB http://www.trainingforlearning.co.uk/links/modern_languages.htm
  18. 18. ‘ Choose Your Language’ Game http://www.alienlanguage.co.uk/alienlanguage/index.htm#
  19. 19. French Games from the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench/pf2/games_all.shtml
  20. 20. MFL IWB Resources http://www.trainingforlearning.co.uk/resources.htm
  21. 21. Using Vokis in the MFL Classroom http://www.boxoftricks.net/?p=104 A great series of lessons on this blog inspired by http://www.voki.com/
  22. 22. Available Primary network Tools
  23. 23. Useful Websites <ul><li>http://blogs.wsd1.org/iwb/tag/french/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.wsd1.org/iwb/2008/11/19/french-clothing/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.knowitall.org/instantreplay/content/LanguageIndex.cfm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/mfl/mfl.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.downs.kent.sch.uk/teachingresources/default.shtml </li></ul>

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