News Tagged 'writing'

Story Jumper – a great aid for teaching writing

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StroyJumperStory Jumper is a great place to create and discover children’s stories. There is lots of help for teachers in the whole process of story writing and the website has some wonderful inspiring ideas to motivate all primary ages.

Example quote from one teacher:

My kids used to groan when I mentioned the mundane task of writing. Then I ...

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SMS Generator teaching aid review

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SMS generatorClasstools.net (makers of of Fakebook and many other useful classroom tools) has now released a free SMS Generator.

This handy little tool could be used in many ways in the classroom and is particularly suited to an iPod Touch or iPad display. The tools at the bottom of the generator are quick and easy to use.

Literacy, E-Safety and netiquette could be addressed by asking pupils to respond appropriately to teacher generated text messages. Other teaching ...

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Oktapodi

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Oktapodi
Oktapodi is a delightful short film which is fun on its own but would make a huge contribution to pupil interest in a study of Greece.
 
The film can be seen at:

http://vimeo.com/4352688

Ideas for activities:

  • Describe the characters in the film.
  • What is the story about?
  • Can you sequence the pictures and write a sentence about each one in a PowerPoint or Publisher presentation?
  • Why does ...

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Choose your own Adventure: Inklewriter

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a picture of Inklewriter

There is a new a new Web 2.0 app that enables pupils to create their own “Choose your own adventure” type of stories. It makes the process very easy, keeping track of finished and unfinished story lines.

Inklewriter says:

“inklewriter is a free tool designed to allow anyone to write and publish interactive stories. ...

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Mixbook for Education

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The Mixbook web page image

Mixbook  is a free and easy way for pupils to work collaboratively on a class project book, year book or anything similar.

The books can be shared, and even printed if parents want to buy them.

The site says:

“Mixbook is an easy and fun way to engage students, parents—and build school spirit. Make completely customizable photo books, yearbooks, cards, and ...

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