Using 21st century tools to improve teaching and learning in the classroom
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October 15th Manchester
Eamonn Patrick Duffy: (Irish Heritage-Catholic by birth)
31 years in Birmingham working with:
Children who are often described as:
Tennal School Community Home:
(On-site residential homes including secure unit with education on site)
Oakhill House District Centre (residential with education on site)
St John’s Community Home (Head of Education)
(On-site residential homes, remand and secure provision)
Frankley CHS (Head of Learning Support Unit)
Oaks Collegiate (9 secondary 1 special school) (Collegiate Liaison - sharing panels)
When people put every word they are going to say on their PowerPoint slides this can be very distracting. Although this reduces the need for you to memorise your talk, it will make your slides very crowded uninteresting and boring. More than likely you will loose your audiences attention and they will start looking at their watches and think OMG we have got another 40 minutes of this, I wish I was back in the classroom.
Using the wrong colour combinations can be detrimental to your presentation
Never mind what your front room looks like at home you do not need to re-create it in the classroom
A light background with a dark text
A dark background with a light text
What you see is not always
What you get
Visual stimulus to control noise levels
This is a good level of noise behaviour i.e.
Everyone is able to work well
Keep it up!
The noise level is rising behaviour i.e.
TO RETURN TO GREEN
If we move to red
The noise level is too high behaviour i.e.
It is stopping us from learning
Using a wireless slate
Use ‘Snagit’ to capture screens
Freeze a movie
Capture the image
Create a PowerPoint or Movie
Images captured from Private Ryan for GCSE English study behaviour i.e.
Use ‘CrazyTalk’ animation software
SlideServe is a free service which gives users the power to easily share and view PowerPoint presentations online. Ideal to use with your pupils so they can view an earlier presentation from your lesson and use it to work outside of the classroom, or if they have missed the lesson for some reason.
A fantastic online resource which allows users to contribute text, video or audio content to an online collaborative "wall"
UsAudacityto mix music tracks
Name the 2 artists
Wordle is a very useful tool that allows you to create word clouds from text
Here is one I did earlier:
48 ways to use Wordle
HTML to PDF Converter
Convert any web page to a pdf document
No need to download any application just click on:
The magic ‘B’ button