MHS ICT Update

Term 1 Week 10 2013

Get all the latest web tools and apps to further enhance your students' learning and increase your productivity.

Websites to check out

Scholastic Story Starters - An interactive tool to randomly select themes for narratives. Good for Year 7 and other younger year groups

Scribe posts - Using scribe posts as a strategy to use technology to enhance writing and collaborative learning

The current state of technology in the classroom - an infographic on how technology is used to enhance and transform teaching and learning

Apps of the week

Shakespeare Pro - Read the complete works of Shakespeare (41 plays, 154 sonnets and 6 poems, including some doubtful works) and search the concordance to find the exact word or phrase you're looking for (with "relaxed" searching to find words close to your search term)

Show Me - an interactive whiteboard app that let's you record lessons and turn your iPad or Android tablet into a whiteboard

Geometry Pad - turn your iPad or Android tablet into an interactive geometry workbook. Students can use this app to measure angles, find mid points, etc

ICT Professional Learning

Google Apps for Teachers Day

Saturday, April 27th 2013 at 9am

492 Princes Highway

Gymea, NSW

A day designed for teachers for discover how to get the most out of Google Apps for Education. Held at Gymea Technology High School on April 27. Cost is free but you have to pay $22.19 to cover the cost of catering. Please go through MHS’ processes of applying to attend PL if you wish to attend.

Need help or advice?

If you need help or advice in embedding technology in your classroom, please make time with Alice or Ben.

Have an awesome week and Easter

From Alice and Ben