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ResourcesForCitizenship

Nick Austin of TEEM examines some of the resources available for teaching and learning citizenship in both the primary and secondary phases. Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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SummertimeAndTheLearningIsEasy

E–learning trips to theme parks and visits from poets are all on offer over the summer break at castle View School in Essex Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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SummerInTheCity

Brian Asbury reports on how the Wandsworth City Learning Centre already providing extra ICT experiences for children after school is opening its doors over the school holidays to run some exciting summer schools and projects Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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News

Thurrock Council in Essex is using computerised mapping technology from GPS Systems to improve education services and other ICT news stories Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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PocketsAndPalms

A personal digital assistant can be a useful tool for the busy teacher. Andrew Range looks at a few of the many models currently on the market. Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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YouveBinHad

A news item that recently caught my eye began with the words:'Users are being warned not to open junk email messages claiming Osama Bin Laden has been captured.' Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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BringingCultureToClassroom

Museums and art galleries have been putting resources inline in increasing numbers for some time and other cultural organisations are now beginning to follow suit. Lisa Percy discusses the benefits of all this in schools Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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PensDownAndClickIntoAction

As examinations body Edexcel launches the first qualification to be fully delivered online its chief executive John Kerr looks into the implications of next generation e–assessment. Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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Reviews

TimeLiner 5.0 ScienceMania KS2 and Simply VR are all reviewed Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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InstantAccessWithAPen

A report on how the Worlds first access software on a portable pen device is making access easier for those with visual impairments Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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StampingOutMisuse

Bill Jenkins of Securus Software talks about the concerns that schools have about preventing misuse of computers and the Internet by pupils and how his company's flagship product can help Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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ConnectingWithBroadband

A look at the work of the National Education Network created by the Regional Broadband Consrtia to promote development and sharing of content between schools via broadband connectivity Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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Reviving Reluctant Writers

Having seen a special needs pupil in his class make tremendous progress on a simple word-processor, a Penzance teacher cam to the conclusion that this device could have a highly positive impact if made available to his entire class.

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IfOnly

Terry Freedman looks at how sophisticated models can be developed in a spreadsheet through the use of the IF function and other devices Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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HalfAWorldAway

Dunstan Dirua reports on the state of ICT in schools in Papua New Guinea and finds that this small country is in very real danger of falling behind the rest of the world Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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LearningThroughDiagrams

In this new series of articles John Woollard will be exploring a range of facilities offered by ICT that enhances learning and enables new learning activities. This issue the focus is on the visual and diagrammatic. Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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GettingStartedWithIMovie

Gareth Honeyford continues his series on digital video in the classroom with a focus on using Apple's iMovie software Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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The good, the bad and the internet

Is the Internet dumbing down our education system or actually accelerating our children’s learning? Rob Budd gives a frank insight into some of the opportunities and problems that the Net has brought to the education sector, and particularly the question of plagiarism.

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EmbeddingICTInTheCurriculum

Encouraging other subjects to use computers is a necessary part of the ICT leaders job. But says Terry Freedman there's a limit to what you can achieve in the short term Folder: InteraCTive Issue 59

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