Embedding ICT across the curriculum
History and ICT
Pupils can use ICT to support a wide range of learning activities that focus on gathering information and sharing what they learned with others. These activities include:
Learning about the Past – Gathering Information
What was life like for a WW2 Evacuee?
The pupils used FlashMeeting to interview Medway Evacuees about their World War II experiences.
British Pathe Video Clips
Learning about the Blitz
The pupils viewed and downloaded British Pathe Video clips about “The Blitz” and “Being Evacuated.”
What do songs tell us about the Past?
The pupils downloaded World War II Dance Music from the Audio Network website.
Learning about the Past – Sharing our Learning with Others
The pupils used Digital Cameras and Intel Movie cameras to record events and add illustrations to their “Making the News” reports.
The pupils used Audacity and Windows Movie Maker to record and add sound commentaries to the Pathe News Videos about “The London Blitz.”
Making the News
The pupils published their audio and written reports about “The London Blitz” on the “Sholden School Making the News” web page for parents and pupils in other schools to view.