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Stuart Sutherland and John Sutton ran this discussion about the impact of blogging and other technology on parental engagement. The Ferry Lane blogs were showcased for their good practice, both for their innovative approaches to communication and the quality of work being produced. Click here for the article.

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brainpop article

Posted by: | January 21, 2011 | 3 Comments |

A recent article written for Brainpop.co.uk about the impact of blogging on children at Ferry Lane Primary School. Sharon wrote the bulk of the article (she is 10). Click the image below to read the article.

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General election in Year 2.

Posted by: | April 15, 2010 | No Comment |

The videos are quite slow to load today, so please click on the one you would like to play, then click again and wait a minute for it to buffer. If you click play once more, it should work better. Today we talked about what an election was. Some of us knew that there was […]

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I’ve been thinking about what a new primary ICT curriculum would look like if you started from scratch. What would you teach? How would you make the curriculum future-proof (or at least last a few years) whilst still remaining relevant to new developments? Clearly APP would form the basis for the objectives, starting with the […]

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Visitor numbers going up…

Posted by: | February 9, 2010 | 1 Comment |

The Year 2 blog stats are going up all the time. So far today we have had 400 individual visitors, the highest ever. Whilst this is great, the number of comments are down (outside school hours). I’m beginning to think about reasons for this, and wonder what other people think. Is it just that visitors […]

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Blogging with parents

Posted by: | January 18, 2010 | No Comment |

For some time now, I have run blogging clubs for children at Chorlton Park. These have been popular and helpful in getting our kids to engage and learn using the blogs. However, lots of children wanted to do the things we did in school back home. This was harder as the children were often more […]

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Voicethread is a brilliant tool for commenting collaboratively. It is very easy to use, and children can comment using text, a microphone or even a webcam. This presentation will help you to get started. Voicethread Instructions for young children View more OpenOffice presentations from jacksloan.

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