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Archive for April, 2013

Microsoft Paint: Shapes

April25

The next concepts Foundation students explore in Micosoft Paint, include two of the Shape Tools (oval and rectangle), and the ‘Fill with Color’ button, to create abstract images.            

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Microsoft Paint: Brushes

April25

Foundation students are introduced to Microsoft Paint to explore this small, simple, yet powerful program. The ICT skills include navigating to open the program, recognising and using buttons in different groups on the Home tab, and using the file button to exit. This procedure is repeated to embed independence. The first concepts practised are, the […]

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Spirals

April25

Grade Prep (Foundation) have had lots of fun using the online applet to make spirals. ICT skills included navigation, recognising icons, and manipulating the mouse. Bubbly conversations and delighted sharing was accompanied by lots of ‘ooohs’ and ‘aaahs’, as techniques for different patterns and colours were discovered. ‘Spirals’ can be found on ‘Weblinks – Fun Stuff – […]

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Picture Book Maker

April25

Grade 4 students explored the online applet ‘Picture Book Maker’ as an online publishing tool for imaginative writing. Students are able to add brief text and add images to illustrate the text within a given layout. It is located on ‘Weblinks – Pictures and Paint – Picture Book Maker. This is Konstantine’s first effort – […]

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