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Reports from Teachers

Apr 10

iPads in Art

Action Research As an experienced Art Teacher I have to say that I am always interested in the creative potential of New Technologies.  When Mark Anderson offered me the opportunity to experiment with an iPad I jumped at the opportunity.  I wanted to test its potential as a tool to enhance creativity not as a …

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Apr 10

Year 11 Lesson 1

Lesson 1 – Year 11 Year 11 were given an initial play on the iPads as part of a research session for debate. They were extremely excited and many found some great non-fiction related snippets to add to their debate notes. There is positive feedback so far from this group who are a top set …

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Apr 10

Year 9 moving on

Lesson 6 – Year 9 Aim: To get the students using the iPad independently This lesson was a continuation of planning time for Speaking and Listening Assessment 1 in which a presentation was required – the iPad being an optional extra to help with the planning. I made several observations during this lesson: 1)      Students seemed …

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Apr 10

Year 9 iPad explorers – lessons 3, 4 & 5

Lesson 3 Aim: To promote the use of iPads in formulating and presenting thoughts   This lesson followed on nicely from Lesson 2 in which research on time capsules had taken place. I wanted to encourage students to use the iPad to construct and present their thoughts in a logical way, hinting to them to …

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Apr 10

BTEC PE students

2 lessons into using the IPADS for analysis of performance and the my BTEC group are starting to get the hang of iMovie!!! The first lesson was quite difficult as it took time for the pupils to get their heads around how to use the programs, however by lesson 2 we were well away and …

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Apr 10

More with the Year 9 iPad explorers

Lesson 2 – Year 9 Aim: To get students using iPads for research purposes I feel that one of the main useful purposes for iPads in English lessons is the ease at which research can be undertaken right inside the classroom, rather than having to go through the process of booking an IT Room 3, sometimes …

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Apr 10

Comic life used as a revision tool

Here are some examples of some comic pages students made using ‘Comic Life’ as part of a revision activity on the topic of ‘Future Developments in Technology’      

Apr 10

Year 13 ICT

I’ve been previously training my Year 13’s in the use of the iPads and they are now using them in their lessons as one of the many tools they use within their independent work in their lessons. Key findings so far: · At first, time was lost due to familiarisation and WOW factor · They’ve …

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Apr 10

Year 13 Psychology

We were looking at face recognition and the processes involved. Also whether we use internal or external features to describe a face. I thought I would teach the same lesson as when I didn’t have iPads to see if the process of using them in lessons was an easy transition, whether I could teach a …

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Apr 10

Year 9 iPad explorers

Lesson One – Year 9   Well, the first lesson using iPads with a middle set Year 9 English group went well. The students were keen to use the iPads immediately and I am sure had I distributed them there and then at the start of the lesson they would have been rather content for …

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