More halloween links
Oct28

More halloween links

On the subject of halloween resources – a quick plug for two great posts by Jim Hollis over at Teachers Love Smartboards; The Halloween Search Smartboard Halloween Activities Enjoy!...

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Halloween update
Oct16

Halloween update

As a follow-on from the Halloween post, I got a comment from a chap from TeqSmart promoting their halloween word bucket for Smartboards. It’s a flash game similar to the Lesson Toolkit which if you open it will put itself straight into your My Content area. Taking a look around the rest of the site, there are some useful resources for Smart Notebook users to download. It’s well worth taking a look at the site;...

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How to embed a YouTube Video into PowerPoint
Oct15

How to embed a YouTube Video into PowerPoint

I had somebody show me this trick yesterday at a training session I ran. I’ve played with the control toolbar in Excel and Word, but never had a reason to investigate it in PowerPoint. This technique does rely on you having YouTube access at the time you do your presentation. It doesn’t physically embed the YouTube video into the file, just makes it part of the presentation. I’d still suggest looking into YouTube...

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Halloween Resources
Oct14

Halloween Resources

If you are looking for some Halloween resources to use on your Promethean board, then take a look at the Promethean Planet website. They have a Halloween resource pack that contains spooky backgrounds and images. It also contains some game template pages for adding a halloween theme to some lesson plenary activities such as Pictionary, Hot Seat and Tic Tac Toe. Smartboard users might like to check out this nice Halloween Ghost...

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Blogging Presentation
Oct06

Blogging Presentation

Here’s my presentation about Blogging for my forthcoming training day. If you are in the UK. and do want to attend these courses, I am running three dates for Lighthouse this academic year. Click here for more information. Blogging in Schools View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: blog blogging)...

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New Technologies in the Classroom
Oct06

New Technologies in the Classroom

Here’s the powerpoint I’m using as the introduction for my New Technologies in the Classroom training day. New Technologies in the Classroom View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. (tags: web2.0 classroom)...

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Podcasting with a dictaphone
Oct05

Podcasting with a dictaphone

I’ve been getting ready to do a podcasting training day in a few weeks and have been looking into different ways to podcast. A neat little gadget that I picked up this week is the Olympus Digital Voice Recorder. I bought the WS-311M model, but there’s a few different ones out there. I bought mine from Amazon for about £50 but shop around and you might get a better deal.Basically what you get is a pocket-sized voice...

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