Category Archives: ICT

Using ICT for learning in history.

A vision of Britain

This looks absolutely amazing – a treasure trove of historical data, for free and all online. http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk 

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ICT for learning about history

Using ICT for Learning on Prezi This post is for a talk I’m doing tomorrow for the PGCE History students at University of Reading.  We’re going to be looking at a number of tools that you might use for homework, … Continue reading

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Prezi and collaborative learning

This isn’t rocket science, but I was really impressed by the easy way in which Prezi worked, the students were enthused and were able to easily share their knowledge using Prezi’s ‘edit together’ set up.  I was so impressed, I … Continue reading

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Italy Update

I’ve updated a few things on the previously moribund Italy page. I’m going to be adding things as I teach them this year. There’s also a podcast (almost all written – I’m 10 years off unification!) and class website at … Continue reading

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ICT with the interns at OUDE

This session on homework and ICT is going to start us thinking about how we can get around restrictions on the use of ICT in schools (mainly a shortage of available computer suites for history classes) and still enable our … Continue reading

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Pencast!

This is really a sort of proof of concept.  We do a lot of revision sessions, and I wanted to see if we could ask one teacher in particular to use a livescribe pen to do a pencast of one … Continue reading

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The 'e-baldie' roadshow continues…

Tomorrow I’m speaking to Learning Plus conference at Easthampstead Park Conference Centre, Entitled “Working Towards Success at 16-19 and Beyond”, and as always my schtick will be ‘ICT for Learning’.  I’ll be using the attached powerpoint, but also the online … Continue reading

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We love yacapaca

As you might know from my last post, I made various presentations today at the University of Reading Institute of Education about using ICT to teach history.  I think it went well, and I’ll find out later when I see … Continue reading

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Teacher Driven? Ambition in E-Learning and Engagement

This is the last post I’ll make about the really excellent SSAT conference I attended a week ago on “Raising achievement through embedding learning technologies”. At this conference I met some really interesting people and heard some enthusiastic and engaging … Continue reading

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The right tools (Full Marks)

I was at the SSAT conference on embedding learning last week, and it really fired my imagination, and one thing in particular has been rolling around my brain, the issue of ‘having the right tools’.  If you have met me … Continue reading

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