ICT General Capability

Study Ladder – ICT General Capability

Created by Study Ladder, this site is full of great resources. This particular section contains online interactive for all areas of the ICT General Capability (ACARA). The resources are organised into levels which match those in the Continuum and are a good place to start a conversation or check prior knowledge. icon-desktop  Click Here

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Google Earth Lessons

Created by an American teacher from the sunny Florida, this site has a vast array of lesson ideas and tutorials for teachers. It looks at how to use Google Earth to teach a whole array of subjects including mathematics, history, geography and citizenship. Well worth a look! icon-desktop  Click Here

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Using Flipboard to find the Good Stuff

Flipboard is a tool I’ve had running on my iPhone for a number of years.  It’s great because I can tell it what I’m interested in reading about and it finds content for me to read and subsequently share.  It’s been a fantastic tool for helping me to sift through all of the wonderful content […]

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DreamBox Learning

An American site which has 25 different interactive maths activities that will suit F-5 of the maths curriculum.  Very simple and easy to use. Includes activities at various year level on: Number Sense and Equivalence Addition and Subtraction icon-desktop  Click Here icon-tablet  Also available on the iPad

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Easiremote – Use your iPad to control your Interactive Devices

If you follow my tweets then you will have seen me tweeting about the up and coming SMART Notebook iPad App. You might also have seen me asking questions of my Promethean and Easiteach contacts to see if they had any plans for apps of their own. Interestingly, the conversations with my connections in the […]

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Languages Online (UK version)

Full of useful resources for:   Activities include match-up, quizes and Vocab games.  It covers primary right up to senior Secondary (A Level in the UK,  Year 12 in Aus) It also has a nice link to the “accents” page which gives you the short cuts for adding your accents and a link to Task Magic: “an […]

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Languages Online (AUS)

“Engaging interactive tasks and printable worksheets that introduce, reinforce and recycle vocabulary. Activities are self-paced and self-correcting and include recordings by native speakers.” Some great resources here from Victoria!  The site includes links to some nifty, free software for creating interactive resources for  use in your classroom, worksheets, videos and more for the following languages: Plus icon-music Song downloads icon-desktop Click […]

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BBC Languages – Italian

A wealth of resources, at various levels and for  various age ranges.  The BBC have a large collection of Italian Language videos, audio, online tasks and more.  This includes a “Phrase of the Day” and “Cool Italian”.  Cool Italian does contain swear words (alert!) but it’s aimed at helping you to understand the slang of Italy which […]

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La Mappa Misteriosa

“An Italian-learning video adventure, a quest and a race, where you will decide the ending.” From the BBC, this interactive video series is good fun! You’ll need a BBC ID to play but that’s free and quite handy as it keeps a track of where you’re up to. It begins with the basics, introductions, answering […]

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MeeGenius!

I came across this little gem whilst wandering through the Chrome App store.  Lots of free books that you can read together on your IWB as well as letting your students read them on their 1:1 devices.  It’s a really tidy looking site too which make the experience all the more fun! MeeGenius is a […]