Posts

Showing posts from 2019

Exploring Excitable Edgar

Image
Having previously blogged about Christmas Adverts, in particular, the John Lewis Ad, it was only inevitable I would do the same with their latest effort:



With my new website - MrPICT.com, I have put together a whole topic page looking at creative ways to explore the advert:

The first two ideas are COMPLETELY FREE. Just click the picture above and add your email address to download all the comprehension questions linked to the advert.
What I have tried to do with this topic page is show how you can challenge children and show progression with certain tasks in computing. In my class, we have been looking at ideas 12-15. I wanted to share the outcome to this:


My class were made up when John Lewis themselves commented on their work:

For step-by-step tutorials for how to do this with your class, sign up to MrPICT.com for just £3.50 a month. You can subscribe annually and save £5. Alternatively, you can sign up for a whole school licence meaning every teacher in your school can access over …

Stone Age Topic Page on MrPICT.com - Buy a Neolithic House

Image
Towards the end of the academic year, my Year 4 class were learning all about the Stone Age. Part of the topic focused on learning about how Stone Age houses evolved as the lifestyle changed for people. One of the activities the pupils were challenged with was to try and sell a Neolithic House. Using a range of apps, the pupils were able to bring their writing to life in a creative and purposeful way. Check out an example here:



For step-by-step tutorial guides, make sure you subscribe to MrPICT.com. My new website where you can access all of my CPD online. 
We have now started to add topic pages, with a series of videos with specific ideas to enhance learning in that topic. 
We have created one for the topic of the Stone Age, click the picture to see everything we have posted:

#TeacherStruggles according to Love Island 2019

Image