Web Tools for Teachers

It is difficult to keep up to date with all the latest software on the Web that might help you in your work as a teacher. Here are some ideas that you might find useful. [slideshare id=14702740&doc=bestweb20toolsv1-121012110823-phpapp01] Direct link for iPad users http://www.slideshare.net/rscapin/the-best-web-20-tools-for-teachers-2012-edition?

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Assembly Crisps – Which Flavour?

The Crisp Flavour Test. Choose 2 students with no allergies, then blindfold them. Before the assembly you open up the crisps at the bottom and swap over the contents into different packets. Once blindfolded, you tell them they have to guess the flavour. They will shout out ‘cheese and onion’ while the whole assembly/year group…

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Presentations – Don’t Kill Your Audience!

Many people use Powerpoint when presenting information. However, we have all heard the phrase “death by Powerpoint”. Direct link to this slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/satyajeet_02/how-to-make-effective-presentation [slideshare id=9179&doc=how-to-make-effective-presentation-23836] This negative connection is probably due to most of us having sat through many Powerpoint presentations which are of poor quality. Well designed Powerpoint presentations will enhance your message. How many…

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Using Slideshare in Assembly

Have you discovered Slideshare yet? There are lots of slideshows in Slideshare which are free to use. Many can be useful in school assemblies, like this one on Wacky Inventions. Direct link to this Slideshare Presentation http://www.slideshare.net/lucywads/50-wacky-inventions [slideshare id=2586411&doc=50wackyinventions-091125192810-phpapp01] AssemblyTube is looking for Slideshare shows, which could be useful in school assemblies. Here is the AssemblyTube KS3…

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Using Music in Assemblies

AssemblyTube Music Section is where you can find music relevant to assemblies. Each piece of music also has a video component. Many schools use music in school assemblies, but having the video component adds an extra dimension. It gives the students something to focus on whilst they are listening to the music. Much of the music…

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