50 useful sites for English & Maths KS2 SATs

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CERT‘s insight:

Great tips for access to resources that you can use… ideal for English & Maths!

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10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom

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10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom

CERT‘s insight:

Try to experiment with different teaching methods, try exploring the depths of your learners acquired skills and competencies! Do not be afraid of losing control, nor that you will not be giving enough to your students. A person learns so much more by doing than just by sitting and listening! 

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Digital Storytelling Web Tools with Storybird Highlight | Digital Learning Environments

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CERT‘s insight:

Digital Storytelling is a very interesting aspect that can easily integrate with creative writing as well as other curricular-based topics, especially for the younger learners. Use of technology is not just limited to tools but it’s how you use your teaching time to maximise the learning time of learners, in class and beyond. 

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The Learning Tools Directory – a practical guide to help you choose tools for your practice

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Are you feeling rather lost on the subject of use of digital tools and technologies for teaching and learning?
Do you feel like you don’t know from where to start looking for tools that you can use? Don’t know which tools would be good or maybe not so suitable for your needs?

Well, we recommend this site from the Centre for Learning and Performance Technologies that contains a whole list of tools that can be used with student learners between ages 5-18. — This is a top recommendation to all those who wish to start implementing more digital practices in the classroom!

To all those who wish to follow Jane Hart, the woman who founded the Centre in 2005, these are the links to all her social profiles and networks: Twitter : @C4LPT  |  Facebook page :  C4LPT  |  LinkedIn : C4LPT  |  Google+ : Jane Hart

Beginning teaching with technology – some helpful guides!

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This link directs you to a wonderful site containing a number of podcasts that introduce the subject of teaching with technology.

On the subject of podcasts, you might also wish to start creating your own podcasts or have your students upload their podcasts about specific topics or subjects. I found this ‘Teacher’s Guide on the Use of Podcasting in Education‘ really comprehensive, and contains all the links to free downloadable software and services that you can make use of to help you start out! — Recommended!