Embedding ICT in the Primary Classroom

Summer Course 2016

Participant Guide

A guide for participants on Embedding ICT in the Primary Classroom Summer Course 2016.

Module 1, Session 1: Finding, Selecting & Managing

Resource

Links

Personal Learning Record

www.pdst.ie/summercourse2016

Dúchas

www.duchas.ie/ 

www.duchas.ie/en/cbes/4602725/4598513 - Pat Campbell story

Kidrex & Kiddle

http://www.kidrex.org/ 

http://www.kiddle.co/ 

Scoilnet

https://www.scoilnet.ie/ 

Britannica

http://school.eb.co.uk/levels 

DK Find Out

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/ 

Google Treks

https://www.google.ie/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/gombe-tanzania/ 

Creative Commons

Photos for Class

https://search.creativecommons.org/ 

http://www.photosforclass.com/ 

Symbaloo

https://www.symbaloo.com/

Module 1, Session 2: Finding, Selecting and Managing through SESE

Resource

Links

National Geographic Explorer

http://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ 

Adobe Spark

https://spark.adobe.com/ 

https://slate.adobe.com/a/7v9Py/ - The One and Only Ivan (example of Student created Slate)

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/animals-and-nature/

http://school.eb.co.uk/levels/foundation/browse/animals 

Google Cultural Institute

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/home 

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/entity/%2Fm%2F06dlh?projectId=world-wonders - Robert Falcon Scott

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/entity/%2Fm%2F0l8cb?projectId=world-wonders - Taj Mahal

Google Treks

https://www.google.ie/maps/about/treks/#/list 

DK Find Out

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/human-body/ - Human Body

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/animals-and-nature/ - Animals and nature

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/science/ - Science

Module 2, Session 1: ICT for teaching,learning and assessment in Literacy

Resource

Links

Vocaroo

http://vocaroo.com/ 

Book Trust

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/have-some-fun/#/d/booktrust/have-some-fun/children/ 

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/books/children/have-some-fun/#/d/booktrust/have-some-fun/children/8/83/ - Why Elephant Has a Trunk

Storryberries

http://www.storyberries.com/ 

Reading Bear

http://www.readingbear.org/ 

Oxford Owl

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ 

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/api/courses/27/digital_books/1114.html - A Home for Ted (need to be logged in)

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-school/storytelling-videos - Storytelling Videos (need to be logged in)

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/reading - Reading Resources

MyStoryBook

https://www.mystorybook.com/ 

Séideán Sí

http://seideansi.ie/ 

http://seideansi.ie/dep/files/connacht/Is_feidir_liom.swf - Is Féidir Liom

Module 2, Session 2

Resource

Links

PDST - Five Components of Effective Oral Language Instruction manual

http://pdst.ie/sites/default/files/Oral%20Language%20Booklet%20PDF.pdf 

Soundcloud

https://soundcloud.com/ 

Robó

http://www.robo.ie/ 

PDST - Writing Genres manual

http://www.pdst.ie/sites/default/files/Writing%20Booklet%20to%20circulate.pdf 

Report Writing

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/animals-and-nature/bats/ - DK Find Out Bats

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/cube_creator/ - Cube Creator

http://www.pdst.ie/node/590 - PDST examples of report writing

ReadWriteThink

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/cube_creator/ - Cube Creator

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/construct-word-30003.html - Construct A Word activity

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/theme_poems/ - Theme Poems

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/picturematch/ - Picture Match activity

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/haiku-poem-interactive-31074.html - Haiku poetry

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/acrostic/ - Acrostic Poetry

Storybird

https://storybird.com/

https://storybird.com/books/my-big-day-12/?token=gufsb7yyug - Example story

Module 3, Session 1

Resource

Links

Glencoe Virtual Manipulatives

http://www.glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/mathematics/ebook_assets/vmf/VMF-Interface.html 

PDST Ready Set Go Maths

http://www.pdst.ie/node/2853 

Matching & Ordering

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/ladybird-spots 

Matching & Ordering

http://www.wldps.com/gordons/Count_&_Order.swf 

Ordering & Counting

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/caterpillar-ordering 

Ordering & Counting

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/gingerbread-man-game 

Algebra Activities

http://gmprimary.s3.amazonaws.com/crackingmaths/junior_infants/patterns.swf 

Algebra Activities

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/activities/beads.swf 

Algebra Activities

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/simple_patterns/eng/Introduction/MainSession.htm 

Measures Activities

http://gmprimary.s3.amazonaws.com/crackingmaths/junior_infants/lengthquiz.swf 

Measures Activities

http://gmprimary.s3.amazonaws.com/crackingmaths/senior_infants/shopping1.swf 

NZ Level One

http://nzmaths.co.nz/level-1-problems 

NZ Level Two

http://nzmaths.co.nz/level-2-problems 

NZ Early Childhood

http://nzmaths.co.nz/supporting-rich-mathematical-interactions-ece 

NZ Material Masters

http://nzmaths.co.nz/material-masters 

Nrich Lower Primary

http://nrich.maths.org/primary-lower 

Nrich Poster Pack

http://nrich.maths.org/8113 

A Maths Dictionary for Kids

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html - Dictionary

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/mathschartsIntro.html - Charts

Welsh NGFL Site

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/2008-09/maths/puppies/index.html 

Class Maths

http://www.classmaths.com/ 

Cracking Maths

http://www.crackingmaths.ie/gamezone 

Topmarks

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16 

Crickweb

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks1numeracy.html 

Sheppard Software

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm 

Clare Education Centre

http://www.clareed.ie/ict-resources/94-maths-curriculum-junior-classes-ict.html 

NCCA Parent Videos

http://www.ncca.ie/en/Curriculum_and_Assessment/Parents/Primary/Maths/Parents-helping-their-children.html 

Module 3, Session 2

Resource

Links

Maths Eyes

http://www.haveyougotmathseyes.com/ 

NRich

http://nrich.maths.org/primary-upper 

NZ Maths

http://www.nzmaths.co.nz/ 

Blockly

https://blockly-games.appspot.com/ 

Code Studio

https://studio.code.org/ 

Scratch

https://scratch.mit.edu/ 

Module 4, Session 1: Internet Safety

Resource

Links

Webwise & MySelfie

http://www.webwise.ie/teachers/webwiseprimaryprogramme/ 

http://www.webwise.ie/parents/guides-parents/ 

http://www.webwise.ie/teachers/myselfie/ 

Safer Internet Day

http://www.saferinternetday.ie/ 

AUP & School Policy

http://www.webwise.ie/category/teachers/school-policy 

Google Safety Center

https://www.google.ie/safetycenter/ 

Kidrex & Kiddle

http://www.kidrex.org/ 

www.kiddle.co/ 

Further Resources

Module 4, Session 2:  Personalising & Differentiating

Resource

Tutor Notes

Apple & Android Accessibility

http://www.apple.com/accessibility/third-party/

https://support.google.com/accessibility/android/?hl=en#topic=6007234 

Speech to Text extensions

Voice Note II

Install the extension and be familiar with using it.

Readability extensions

OpenDyslexic 

Install the extension and be familiar with using it.

Comprehension extensions

Google Dictionary

Install the extension and be familiar with using it.

Visuals Engine

http://connectability.ca/visuals-engine/ 

Do2Learn

http://www.do2learn.com/ 

Sight Words

http://www.sightwords.com/ 

SEN Teacher Resource Directory & SESS.ie

http://www.senteacher.org/ 

http://www.sess.ie/index-of-apps 

Seomra Ranga

NZ Material Masters

SESS

GoNoodle

http://www.seomraranga.com/ 

http://nzmaths.co.nz/material-masters 

http://www.sess.ie/index-of-apps

https://www.gonoodle.com/ 

World Stories

http://www.worldstories.org.uk/ 

Module 5, Session 1: Assessment

Resource

Links

Kahoot & Classics for Kids

https://create.kahoot.it/#login?next= 

http://classicsforkids.com/ 

Socrative &  Google Cultural Institute

http://www.socrative.com/ 

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/van-gogh-museum?projectId=art-project 

Module 5, Session 2: eLearning Plan

Resource

Links

Padlet

https://padlet.com/ 

eLearning Plan

http://www.pdsttechnologyineducation.ie/en/Planning/ 

Digital Schools

http://www.digitalschools.ie/ 

Mentimeter

www.mentimeter.com/ 

Personal Learning Record

Course Evaluation

www.pdst.ie/summercourse2016