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Absolutely all my blog posts from the beginning of time

Wii Interactive board

By | Microsoft, Uncategorized, Video | No Comments

This tutorial shows you how to connect your wii controller to your PC or laptop and start using the Smoothboard software.

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Mix Away

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This is a great little resource from Button Beats. Mix your own music samples and have some fun playing with it. There are plenty of other instruments available on the site including guitar and piano. Have fun!

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A New Web Site & Social Networking to Improve Attainment

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I think every teacher would agree that consistent, well thought out feedback is key to any child’s education. Good assessment. lets you plan your lessons to make sure you cover every child’s needs. A few months ago at school we had a mini internal inspection. The main observation of the music department was that although we probably give more feedback than most departments we couldn’t really prove it because our feedback is mostly verbal. I had a look at some of the free tools online and realised that no singular online tool would solve the problem. I spent some time planning what I wanted to be in place. I wanted to design an environment that would support my pupil’s learning and make it fun and modern. That’s when I came up with the idea of mrrittersclass.com.

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Camp Wales is here

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After the great success of the previous Microsoft Partners in Learning Teacher Camps, we are taking the event on the road – this is an open invitation to all Teachers in Wales. So if you want to spend time with other great innovative educators, then this is an ideal event for you. This is possibly some of the best CPD you will ever get.

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