Archive for September, 2011»
Many children will come to school already knowing how to use the Internet. Even in the Foundation Stage many children are already able to navigate the web and access games and videos. But, this doesn’t mean they are aware of the need for caution when surfing the net. Whilst it’s essential to educate children in prepared lessons you should Read more >>
Some elements of the Science curriculum are often described in a less than enthusiastic manner by teachers and pupils alike. We’ve put together a series of tips on how to make some of these areas a more enjoyable and engaging experience for all. To find out more about Bringing Science to Life using ICT, read this article: http://www.webanywhere.co.uk/blog/2011/04/bringing-science-life-ict
Developers at Webanywhere have made a number of significant improvements
First impressions are always important when introducing yourself to a new class or group of children. If your expectations and ideas are clear from the outset, you can be sure life will be a lot easier for everyone. This is worth remembering whenever you meet new children, from covering a lesson to going out on supply. But, since many of you will have recently had the pleasure of taking on a new class, Matthew Price has suggested some ways teachers can ensure agreed and consistent rules are applied in a Primary setting. Read more and contribute here: http://www.webanywhere.co.uk/blog/2011/09/classroom-rules-infants.
Following feedback from Learnanywhere users in primary schools across the UK, we’ve spent some time over summer adding a couple of new features to our Learnanywhere VLE. Firstly, we’ve developed a new Key Stage 1 theme, which simplifies the layout and menus to make it accessible for younger learners. Read more >>
In every edition of our newsletter we will be providing guidance designed to help newly qualified and trainee teachers. In this edition we provide an introductory guide to the numerous ways in which NQTs and trainee teachers can make use of the Internet to enhance planning, gain support and to collaborate with teachers from around the world in a variety of ways. Please share the link for this newsletter with any trainees or NQTs that you have in school so that they can benefit from this additional support. This edition’s guide is available at: http://www.webanywhere.co.uk/blog/2011/09/internet-nqt/