ICT News

Greater Kengal Network of Small Schools

Welcome to our first newsletter. Issue 1 March 2013

The Greater Kengal ICT News will be published each month. Please send contributions to gayle.pinn@det.nsw.edu.au by March 28.

Contributions can include recommendations for apps, webtools, websites, Notebook ideas and tricks, student work samples etc.


This newsletter was produced using the web tool www.smore.com. It is an easy to use tool for publishing multimedia flyers, which can be used in the classroom by teachers to present information, or by students to share their learning.

Smart Notebook Spinner

The spinner in Notebook is very versatile. Suggested uses include

  • choice of spelling activities
  • use for chance and probability activities
  • choosing students
  • Friends of ten and numbers that make 20
  • Bingo games
  • Choosing reading activities

Some Notebook templates can be found at http://www.teacherresourcesgalore.com/smartboard1.htm


Comprehension and Reading strategies

A comprehensive list of comprehension and reading strategies can be found on this wiki.