Synchroneyes in My Classroom Steve Kirkpatrick Deputy Head Teacher Charlestown Primary School www.mrkp.edublogs.org
www.mrkp.edublogs.org Steve Kirkpatrick <ul><li>Who am I? </li></ul><ul><li>Year Six Teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching ten years. </li></ul><ul><li>Deputy Head at a small school in Salford. </li></ul><ul><li>Seven years in large two form entry EAL school in Manchester. </li></ul><ul><li>Been involved in ICT at all levels of school. </li></ul><ul><li>Slight internet gimp. </li></ul><ul><li>In no way technical! </li></ul>
www.mrkp.edublogs.org My Classroom <ul><li>Class of 27 </li></ul><ul><li>Small Inner city school. </li></ul><ul><li>Massive Social Deprivation (bottom 3% nationally) </li></ul><ul><li>Belief that we can give our children a significant advantage through use of ICT. </li></ul><ul><li>Investment in hardware – each child has VYE ultramobile PC. </li></ul><ul><li>Willingness to take risks. </li></ul>
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www.mrkp.edublogs.org darren: Habitat - Bald eagles live along the coast and on major lakes and rivers where they feed mainly on fish. Adam leach: bald eagles The hook at the tip is used for tearing darren: - Bald eagles in the wild may live longer than thirty years, but the average lifespan is probably about fifteen to twenty years. A captive eagle at West Stephentown, NY lived to be at least 48 years old. Reece#: The feathers of newly hatched Bald Eaglets are light grey, and turn dark brown before they leave the nest at about 12 weeks of age. Adam leach: Eagles do not sweat Adam leach: Eagles sit at the top of the food chain, darren: Bald eagles can fly to an altitude of 10,000 feet. During level flight, a bald eagle can achieve speeds of about 30 to 35 mph. Adam leach: bald eagles remain together until one dies gemma: there feathers are thick darren: look at http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/id/framlst/i3520id.html Adam leach: More than 100,000 bald eagles were killed in Alaska from 1917 to 1953 gemma: it has large feet and big eyes darren: Nests are built in large trees near rivers or coasts.
www.mrkp.edublogs.org Siobhan: The Harris’ Hawk has a body length of 18 - 24 inches, a wingspan of 3 1/2 - 4 feet, and weighs 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 pounds Hannah N: also known as the bay-winged hawk Demi : The Harris hawk can also catch a jackrabbit Dion: DIET: Harris’ Hawks search for their mammal, bird, and reptilian prey from a perch or as they are flying. In some areas, family groups will hunt cooperatively. When hunting larger prey, like jackrabbits, hunting in a group will increase their chance of success Dion: REPRODUCTION: Harris’ Hawks build stick nests in trees, bushes, cacti, and on man-made structures.
www.mrkp.edublogs.org Siobhan: wingspan 110-120cm 19-22 Paige: I’ve already said that Siobhan: oh ok Siobhan: The Harris Hawk is a brown or black bird, 18 to 23 inches tall, Dion: we have said that too Siobhan Siobhan: ooopppsss soz Dion: ok Paige: ooooopppsss lol :0) !
www.mrkp.edublogs.org <ul><li>Link between traditional pedagogy and 21 st Century pedagogy. </li></ul><ul><li>Lets children collaborate at a sophisticated level. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m in control! </li></ul>