Monthly Archives: May 2015

Futaba for the single iPad classroom

Ok, this is just a post to share a great iPad app I used in a rotation activity during maths today. We are currently working on subtraction strategies (year 2) and  in the rotation activities I had A dice activity … Continue reading

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ICTs I’m using that could be helpful to others

Karen mentions in her blog about National Simultaneous Storytime at her school. We also participated in this experience and my mentor didn’t have copy of the book chosen this year which was “The Brothers Quibble” so we downloaded it and … Continue reading

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Two down, one to go!

So at the end of week two,: There have been about 10 nights up past midnight I have mostly lost my voice I have some kind of sinus/head-cold/flu type virus (mostly likely due to exhaustion) My house looks like a … Continue reading

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Washing dishes at midnight

SO! As I predicted in this post, I have been up until after midnight for my first two evenings of PE! Last night, as I washed the dishes at midnight, I promised that tonight I would go to bed early … Continue reading

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Mistakes

As we head out on placement next week, some of us nervous, some of us excited, most of us a mixture of both, and all of us bound to make some mistakes along the way as we implement not only … Continue reading

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CyberSmart and Connect.ed

Better late than never I always say! I finally got chance to complete the Connect.ed modules and get my certificate. I was impressed to know that I already knew and understood a lot about what went on and the terminology … Continue reading

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Devices in my Prac room

My observation day with my mentor gave me a number of reasons to be excited about this upcoming placement…. Without sounding like I am bragging, my mentor is known in the school as the “tech guru” and implements A LOT … Continue reading

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Observation Day

Yesterday I had an observation day with my mentor. It was fantastic! Knowing that I am there for an ICT placement, she had created an activity for the IWB using ActivInspire which is Promethean software for the IWB (I think). I’ve … Continue reading

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Googling myself

So after writing this post about my squeaky clean digital footprint, I googled myself…… OMG!!!! My seven year old daughter has been accessing youtube on the laptop in her room that is set up with my gmail profile (I have … Continue reading

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Digital Footprint

Reading this post about how we each create a digital foot print, many thoughts went through my mind. Firstly, is there anything about my shared photographs, online purchases, sites visited or how I spend my dispensable income (um… I don’t have … Continue reading

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