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Literacy and ICT

With a major focus on literacy at present in all schools, we can engage with students through the use of technology. This can be achieved through the use of technologies such as blogging, video commentaries, new iPad apps such as Explain Everything and Coaches Eye but we can also raise the profile and help students remember through creating reminders or checklist. Below is an innovative use of ICT to do this:

Thanks to Miss Chambers for her contribution.


St John’s iTeachmeet

St John’s iTeachmeet.

via St John's iTeachmeet.

Introduction to Thunks

The questions shown on these slides are all based on THUNKS by Ian Gilbert – a thunk being “a beguiling question about everyday things that stops you in your tracks and helps you to look at the world in a whole new light.” The beauty of a thunk is that there are no right or wrong answers, simply well-thought out answers that really challenge and stretch each student’s imagination.