News Tagged 'literacy'

My Brainshark

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My Brainshark is a wonderful website (the free version is fine) that enables teachers and pupils to add narrations to PowerPoint presentations.

Groups of pupils can use My Brainshark to add narrations to uploaded PowerPoint presentations or stories. Teachers could make and publish presentations which pupils could then listen to at home as part of their homework and then follow up during ...

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The World Stories Project

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World Stories is a great collection of stories to use for literacy but also maybe really useful for language teaching and learning.

“World Stories is a growing collection of traditional and new stories representing the 21 most commonly spoken languages by children across the UK.  These stories can be read, listened to and downloaded in English and their original language.”

World Stories is a ...

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World Poetry Day resource

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World Poetry Day is on Wednesday 21 March 2012 and the Teacher’s Guardian has published poet Philip Gross’s Great Title Randomiser which is a fun way to generate a title for a poem while revising nouns and adjectives.

To download or view the resource you must sign in to the Guardian teacher network. The downloaded resource opens as a PDF  file and is designed to be printed out and completed by hand.

However, you may prefer ...

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Purple Mash

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A picture showing some of the themes in Purple Mash

The Oxfordshire “Learning With Technology” conference was another opportunity to have a good look at 2Simple’s Purple Mash.

Purple Mash is a massive online creative space especially for primary school learners. It is a wonderful collection of resources that inspires creativity in young pupils.

There are ...

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Digital Storytelling – free guides

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The Cover of Digital Story Telling - a free e-book

Silvia Tolisano is an expert on digital storytelling and is the author of an excellent free ebook on that subject. How-To-Guide – Digital Storytelling – Tools for Educators is a 120 page guide to using digital storytelling tools in the classroom.

It is available from www.lulu.com however, when I went to get the ...

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