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Blog Task Description of Task Points Point tally
1. ·   Reflect on the national curriculum for computing. Write 200 words each on your computing strengths and weakness. Outline your learning objectives for this Computing. Define one concept of computational thinking, with examples of activities you might use to teach the concept. Plus a short summary of a government document. 200 200
2. ·   IPads and apps. Description of session. Include photographs of, useful ICT web links related to theme of apps and iPads. Or links to resources to support the use of iPads in classroom practice. 200 400
3. ·   Animation. Clear and reflective description of how you produced the animation and the learning opportunities. Photographs of the session or royalty-free/acknowledged copyright images illustrating the process of creating the animation. Useful ICT weblinks related to theme of animation. Resources to support classroom practice. 200 600
4. ·   E-Safety. A clear and reflective description of some of the issues of safe use of technology earning. Photographs of the session. Useful ICT weblinks as discussed in the lecture focusing on keeping children safe while using technology. Resources to support safe use of technology. 200 800
5. ·   Interactive Whiteboards. Clear and reflective description of how to use an interactive white board to support learning. Photographs of the session. For example upload screen shots of your resource as you produce it. Useful ICT weblink resources. Resources to support. 200 1000
6. ·   Website review. Think about the criteria you would evaluate the website by. Look at the site in depth. Investigate the resources. Use some of the tool. Explore some of the activities. Once you have investigated the site produce a review of the website discussing. The type of platform/website it is? Is it a free or subscription site? What age range can it be used for? The basic functionality of the website, is it a site that children use tools to create, or are there activities for the children to progress through. Ease of us for example can a child use it with no adult input, is there a management system for keeping children’s progress recorded. Make suggestions of how this program can be used to support any part of the curriculum. List two things you like about the website, why is this? List two things you feel could work better, why is this? 200 1200
7. ·   Beebots. Reflect on the activity you have produced during the session for the Beebot. Upload pictures and or video of the activity, and the map you created. Explain your activity discussing. How could you make it better? How could you use this activity with the children in a key stage 1 classroom? How could you extend your activity. What would children need to know before starting the activity? How could you simplify the activity? What would be the next step? Mention observations of use during school experience. 200 1400
8. ·   Computer programming. Visual programming- Logo patterns and the Hour of Code. Use photos from the session, link to national curriculum. 200 1600
9. ·   Scratch. Use photos from the session. Link to national curriculum. 200 1800
Badge Tasks Complete four at 100 points each. Additional points can be achieved by participating in the collection of different Computing badges. These are all different skills and tools for the classroom many teachers are exploring. You may work on as many different badges as you would like to.    
· School Experience ICT Badge. Make a note of the computing resources available for you to use within your school. Take photographs of any computing displays around the school.   Create a record of all the computing activities you undertake during your School Experience. 100 1900
· Pinterest Badge. Make four boards using the tools within Pinterest. Each board must have around 12 to 15 different pins. Share your board on a social media website (i.e. Facebook or Twitter). 100 2000
· Twitter Badge. Sign up for a Twitter account, which will be your professional Twitter account. Send your first tweet. Take a photo from one of the sessions and tweet the photograph. Find an educational quote or image about the use of technology and tweet this in a tweet. Tweet above 10 different tweets around the theme of computing and ICT. 100 2100
· E-Safety Awareness Badge. Type in ‘e safety digital citizenship posters’ into Google and then browse the different images of posters, which have been created to remind children of behaving well whilst online. Analyse the posters and note down the key points all the posters have in common. Create an e-safety poster for children then upload the image on a blog post. 100 2200

 

 

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