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Christmas Scratch Animated card

Christmas Scratch Animated card

This contains a starter where students are asked to ponder what makes an animated card interesting. The scripts are then given for learners to create a fully animated e-card. It includes moving snow, decorations that find their way to the tree, a star coming from the sky and landing on the tree. Baubles that flash, and a merry Christmas sign that lights up. Some features start automatically and others are interactive. This can be used from around age 7 right up to year 11! Everyone loves a Christmas theme! The lesson ends with a bronze, silver gold worksheet which allows differentiation from a cloze key word task, to considering real life uses, and ends with Blooms evaluative task for more able learners. There is also a homework / extended learning task available. Two learning walks have been rated outstanding with this lesson.
hoof_hearted
Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Assessing and Recording without the Exercise Book

Children often know more about science that we think; sometimes they just donʼt have the skills to write down their ideas. I wrote this book because I have a strong belief that all children, whatever their literacy levels, should be given the opportunity to share what they know about science. Over the years, Iʼve developed a range of alternative recording methods that allow children to express their knowledge and learning. These have been tried and tested in the classroom. This book outlines these methods, gently guiding the reader through each one. I cover what each recording method looks like, the reason behind using it, some ideas on how to incorporate it into a lesson and how to use it to assess children. My hope is that this book will show teachers that there are ways to record and assess science that are fun and creative and that generate enthusiasm in the classroom. Most importantly - they donʼt involve an exercise book. By using these methods youʼll find that children, particularly those who lack the ability to get things down on paper, will demonstrate an amazing science understanding. They just needed to be given the chance to express it their way! This book was written for primary Teachers but the ideas can be used in secondary schools as well.
bedruthansteps
Make 'IT' Count: Run an Effective Primary In-Service Day at your School

Make 'IT' Count: Run an Effective Primary In-Service Day at your School

Online course Ebook - Suitable to educational leaders in Primary education. Learn how to organise, plan and conduct an effective PD inservice day at your school that will improve your aspirations and inspire your colleagues to change their practices and improve the school's performance in student attainment of ICT capability.
ictesolutionsau
The Primary ICT Coordinator's Guide to Leadership - eBook

The Primary ICT Coordinator's Guide to Leadership - eBook

Ideal for UK and Australian educators -Are you an aspiring Primary ICT coordinator? If the answer is YES, then you will need to know about leadership in education, school ICT policy development and implementation, training teachers at In-service days, teaching and learning with ICT and protecting the digital child.
ictesolutionsau
Photoshop Quiz Starter

Photoshop Quiz Starter

An easy to use, fun resource, designed to stimulate interest and understanding about Photoshop using reveal quizzes and little gimics to engage and teach pupils about Photoshop tools and what it can do.
lordturner
KS3 Computational Thinking Bundle

KS3 Computational Thinking Bundle

This bundle combines all my KS3 focused computational thinking resource. This bundle includes the following resources: 1. Computational thinking for KS3 2. Computational thinking problem solving 3. Application of computational thinking - create an interactive story 4. Computational thinking classroom ideas posters
RobbotResources
Follow me!  Scratch crazy monsters for EAL or very low ability

Follow me! Scratch crazy monsters for EAL or very low ability

I have created this resource to take the child through adding a sprite, a stage, colour change, music loops, speech, and movement. The theme is crazy monsters, as they are in the disco, you will see the delight when they can have a highly interactive monster change colour and play music loops. There is very little text on the screen, designed for the very young, or those who have English as a second language. They just follow the circles on each slide to add to the coding. There are 36 slides, with a certificate for the basics, then extension work for faster learners. You won't be sorry you bought this idea and activity as you see their engagement and delight.
hoof_hearted
Computational thinking presentation - getting pupils to think how a computer thinks!

Computational thinking presentation - getting pupils to think how a computer thinks!

This is a 17 slide powerpoint which contains everything to explain a widely used computer programming concept in simple language and give examples of how it can be used. The lesson doesn’t require any coding so doesn’t need to be run through with computers. It includes some questions to check the pupils’ understanding and a short exercise at the end. Some of the later slides could be removed to make it more suitable for younger children. The presentation covers: what is coding, what is an if statement, how to structure an if statement, examples of if statements in normal language, examples in Scratch programming language, using if then else statements and using if then else with many options (nested if statements).
Mrs_ICT
Anti-Bullying Pack!

Anti-Bullying Pack!

Each of the 4 resources is a multi-use group discussion session. Please consider the whole-school license as included in this download at no additional charge.
godwin86