Tag Archives: ICT

Developing cross-curricular ICT skills with Year 3

Yesterday, I spent the the day teaching 30 Year 3 gifted and talented pupils from schools across the Bradford East 1 partnership. The host school was Thackley Primary School and the staff did a great job to ensure we had … Continue reading

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Naace ICT Impact Awards 2013 shortlist

Bradford’s Curriculum ICT team are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted as a finalist at the Naace ICT Impact Awards 2013. The shortlist for the awards was announced on Thursday 31 January at 2pm on the Naace stand … Continue reading

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Curriculum ICT Supports Successful Schools

The Curriculum ICT team support nearly 100 nurseries, primary and secondary schools across Bradford and in other local LAs. We always like to celebrate school successes. Two particular recent successes have been at Shirley Manor Primary School, Bradford and Miriam … Continue reading

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‘BYOD’ – Bring your own device!

There is a lot of talk at the moment about the ‘BYOD’ agenda in business and education and the continual blurring of work and personal life and networks. The vast majority of mobile devices are designed specifically for personal use and many … Continue reading

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Strategic ICT Leadership Programme 2012 (session 2)

  Participants gathered at TICK (the innovation centre Keighley) on Tuesday for part two of the Strategic ICT Leadership Programme 2012. Once again, there was a palpable air of enthusiasm and this was reflected in the very high quality of … Continue reading

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E-Book Reviews

As part of World Book Day 2012 pupil’s at Myrtle Park developed a collection of peer reviewed books to widen their range of reading choices and tastes.  Here are a few of those featured on the Kindles… TITLE: Teacher’s Pet … Continue reading

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E-Biographies

As part of Year 6 topic links with Black History and Literacy, a collection of biographies have been uploaded to the Kindles featuring people from Rosa parks to Barack Obama to Tinie Tempah!  Here are just a few of the brilliant examples that … Continue reading

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Kindles go continental!

As part of Myrtle Park’s Comenius links with schools in Chateauroux and Gutersloh, we have been writing and illustrating a shared text. The first part of Chapter 1 has been uploaded to the Kindles and children have been able to read/view … Continue reading

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Attitudes to reading survey

The results of the on-line ‘Poll Daddy’ attitudes to reading survey are in!

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QR codes – simple but effective

QR codes are really simple to create and can link to all sorts of content – text, URLs, video etc. You can download free QR code reader apps for smartphones. To create a simple QR code in seconds, use http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ Example:-

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