Digital Leaders | bhall

Would you like to…
To update areas of the school blogs.
Blog on behalf of the school, a class or a club.
Comment on other peoples blog posts.
Test new ICT resources, which could be websites, software or hardware.
Share their skills and expertise with other pupils, classes and teachers.
Set up ICT equipment in classrooms for teachers.
Lead ICT lunchtime clubs.
Support teachers and classes to use ICT in the classroom.

If the answer is yes, then you could be a Digital Leader in the making.

If you are interested, pick up an application form from the ICT suite and return it to me by…

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App Smashing! | bhall

This week, many of the children in KS2 will be ‘app smashing’. This means using a number of apps together to create something you couldn’t do in just one app.

As we are now into the third week of our Book Creator projects, we will be app smashing to improve the content of our books. We will be using Comic Life 3 and Pic Collage to create images and effects that cannot be achieved in Book Creator alone.

Can you think of any other apps you could smash together?

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Using Book Creator at home | bhall

Here are some links to help you find Book Creator for devices at home. There are two versions on IOS for Apple devices – the free version which only lets you create one book and the full version which is unlimited. I can only find a full version for Android, though it is considerably cheaper than the IOS version, and there is also a free version for Windows PCs.

Book Creator Free – IOS
Book Creator full version – IOS – £4.99
Book Creator for Android full version – £1.50
Book Creator Free – Windows (for PCs)

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Book Creator | bhall

This term children throughout the school will be using the brilliant Book Creator app to create their own books, linked to their topics.

We will begin by looking at the format of books, both physical and electronic and planning out what we can include in our books.

Nearly all books contain images. It’s really important that any images we use in our books are suitable for children and don’t belong to someone else. The technical term for this is that they are copyright free. To ensure the images we use are appropriate, we will be getting them from the website.


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