Monthly Archives: December 2006

Free teaching resources launched for Road Safety Week

Following the success of Road Safety Week, Brake, the national road safety charity, have produced free teaching resources to help teachers run life-saving road safety lessons. Road Safety Week was co-ordinated by Brake and supported by ASDA, Direct Line and … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Young People’s Climate Change Messages project – new video trailer available. The events at Millennium point (Jan 18th) and Bishops Wood (23rd) are now full but there are plenty of spaces at the Telford, Stafford and Coventry venues. Tweet This … Continue reading

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Digitalbrain Update

Digitalbrain are pleased to announce that the new homepage and modernised icons have been released. Contemporary Homepage This new page frame has been created as a companion to the new calendar and e-mail functionality and it brings the same modern … Continue reading

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Activprimary

Taken from ‘Ignite’ the monthly bulletin from Promethean: Activprimary is this month’s hot topic. Our award winning software can now be used on any make of interactive whiteboard. It is available now, with a special introductory price of £49 (SRP … Continue reading

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Functional Skills Conference

The following letter was sent out to all headteachers in Shropshire Secondary schools. 14-19 Functional skills event: Launch of functional skills working groups 25 January 2007 Albrighton Hall Hotel – Course Code:  607108C Tweet This Post

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KS3 on-screen test for ICT

The 2007 updates for the on-screen test should have made their way to your school by now, after installing the new tests on the network you will notice that the toolkit now contains a ‘control’ application. The applications from previous … Continue reading

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Freshy Banner

I have noticed lots of Shropshire blogs now are using the Freshy theme, the theme can be customised quite a lot and has a fresh clean look and feel.  One of the advanced options allows you to select from a … Continue reading

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Activ Flipchart viewer

Even if you don’t have an Activ board, you can view and use flipcharts created with the Activ software by downloading the Activ flipchart viewer. It offers limited functionality, but for the times when you find the perfect resource, but … Continue reading

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WMNet E-safety conference – key messages

Last week I attended a very thought-provoking e-safety conference organised by WMNet. All four speakers reinforced the same messages, which I have summarised here: Most importantly – this is not just an ICT issue – technology is part of the … Continue reading

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Conference 07

Communication and Collaboration a conference for school leaders 29th March 2007 Albrighton Hall Hotel o    Keynote and workshop sessions by Ewan McIntosh (Learning & Teaching Scotland) o    Visits to “live” good practice classroom demonstrations at nearby schools o    Case study … Continue reading

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