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A Dynamic Duo who will inspire ALL teachers to engage ALL students at your International School!

A Dynamic Duo who will inspire ALL teachers to engage ALL students at your International School!

Re-engage your disengaged students. Motivate and inspire your teachers! Want Kevin and Greg to work their magic at your school?   Book NOW!   Book Kevin and Greg as Consultants and Change Agents for your school! Kevin Honeycutt from the USA and Greg O’Connor from Australia, both with many years of classroom teaching behind them, make an awesome international team on stage …

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LearningGrids and new science curriculum requirements

LearningGrids and new science curriculum requirements

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Looking for great resources to support your primary science curriculum (including the new 2014 National Curriculum requirements for science in England)? Make sure you check out the LearningGrids website for a host of brand new science resources to help support the teaching and learning in your classroom. Topics covered include …

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Give Customised Feedback Using Google Forms

Give Customised Feedback Using Google Forms

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Last week I spent some time with a colleague showing teachers how to provide customise feedback to students using Google Forms. Typically Google Forms are used to create simple surveys or quizzes. The form results are then dumped into a spreadsheet that can be reviewed anytime. However, with just a few additional tweaks …

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Early Learners and Clicker Apps

Early Learners and Clicker Apps

Reposted with permission from Crick Software US Blog This fall we have been busy adding to our ever-expanding bank of LearningGrids resources for Clicker Apps. Many of the recent sets have been designed to support early learners, by providing access to curriculum content as well as developing their reading and writing skills. Clicker Books activities, such as Food …

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Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies

Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies

Workshop Program, Presentation Slides, Resources and Links from our “Literacy Instruction for Young Learners: Technology-Enhanced Classroom Strategies” workshop.  

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Using Clicker to Stretch More Able Students

Using Clicker to Stretch More Able Students

Reposted with permission from Crick Software US Blog My colleague, Cath, was visiting a school recently and got into a discussion with an elementary school teacher about using Clicker 6 to support the literacy development of older, more able students. Cath opened our LearningGrids website and showed her some of the ready-made resources that really encourage experimentation with …

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More speaking activities with Clicker

More speaking activities with Clicker

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Following on from my last blog on using Clicker speaking activities, here is how a Year Two teacher used the recording facility in Clicker with a group of children in her class. She wanted to increase their confidence in speaking and to encourage them to extend statements beyond single words …

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Last Spectronics workshop series for the year | Only four weeks left to register!

Last Spectronics workshop series for the year | Only four weeks left to register!

Join us in November to learn how to differentiate the Literacy Block for your diverse range of students in all areas of literacy instruction – speaking, reading, comprehending, writing, spelling and creating. Using strategies supported by embedding technology within your instructional approach and making the best of the technologies available to you. Whether those technologies be a fully …

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Using Your Own Photographs with Clicker

Using Your Own Photographs with Clicker

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Did you know that you can set up instant pictures in Clicker, so that when you type a word, an image from the Crick Picture Library appears in the document? What’s more is that with a few simple steps, you can have Clicker add photographs that you or your children …

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More science with Clicker Books

More science with Clicker Books

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Following on from my last blog, here is another idea for using Clicker Books for science observations. Looking at plants as a topic, children can use Clicker Books to keep records of how plants change over time. They may for example note the appearance and opening of buds, the development …

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