JEPS Tech News 10

Term 1, 2014

Pot Pourri - something for everyone

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Harmony Day

For the iPad

Educreations

This Powerpoint presentation shows to use Educreations in your classroom. This app is great to use for explanations and works well as an assessment tool.

Dropbox

Please let me know if you would like me to help you set up Dropbox on your school computer so you never have to email yourself or carry round a thumbdrive (and remember to take it with you!)

Lizzie Chase

More brilliant resources from Lizzie Chase to help you with your narrative and persuasive writing lessons K-6 and preparing your students for NAPLAN.

NAPLAN resources

Reading

Lots of wonderful resources for NAPLAN reading.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for some very comprehensive activity links:

Linking NAPLaN Reading with Teaching Strategies

Narrative Texts

Persuasive Texts

5 Sentence Challenge

Stage 3 classes can use the 100wc (100 word challenge) site to showcase their students writing each week.


There is a second site called the 5 sentence challenge for children starting their journey.
5SC is a "fortnightly creative writing challenge for children under 16....aimed at the younger end or those children who may struggle with 100 words. The prompts are thematic and the link is open for two weeks giving more time for discussion and posting. The children should create 5 sentences about the theme. These can be as a list of 5 or as a piece of prose."


This may be more suitable for Stage 2 classes. Years 1 and 2 may like to use this in class or it could be used as a G&T activity.

Jannali East Links

Check out Jannali East Links and JEPS Library for more writing links.

Remember: Jannali East Links is for your lesson planning and information and JEPS Library is for the students and community.

JEPS Library

Please let me know if there are other links you would like added to either of these sites.