Teaching with Keynote: #4 Dual-coding with Shapes

Learning visuals such as icons, diagrams and images help students remember information. In Keynote students can draw around shapes and add handwritten notes to learn concepts and ideas. If students create visuals from memory (without notes), it can also be a great retrieval activity as they are recalling and conceptualising knowledge from memory.

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Teaching with Keynote: #2 Document a Process

Students can use Keynote to document a process with photographs. For example, students could show the process of photosynthesis, the process of building a bed-side table or the process of throwing a cricket ball. An image (or short video) on each slide supported with audio narration and text help children consolidate their understanding. 

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Episode 11: Augmented & Virtual Reality Paul Hamilton

In this episode of The Staffroom, we were lucky to speak to talented Apple Distinguished Educator, edtech pioneer and author, Paul Hamilton (@PaulHamilton8) about Augmented, Virtual Reality in education. Paul also spoke to us about his popular coding picture book, ‘If I Were A Wizard’ and his app, Wizard AR and the way they enhance learning in his primary school classroom.

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