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Archive for May, 2013

Toy Theatre: Polygon spirals

May27

Following on from creating a polygon in Microsoft Paint, Prep students then went back to the online site ‘Toy Theatre’ and created polygon spirals. Experimenting with the use of buttons on sliders to change size and sides, these are some of the Prep student creations. ICT skills included following a given navigation path; recognising and […]

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Microsoft: Polygons

May12

The next tool that the Foundation students have been exploring in Microsoft Paint, is the Shape tool called the ‘Polygon’. This tool allows students to create irregular shapes that have more than four sides. It requires imagining the object, then mentally planning how to achieve the result, followed by clicking ahead to link lines in […]

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Microsoft Word and Wordle

May5

Year Three students have been introduced to the ‘Column’ button on the Home tab in Microsoft Word, to create a list of words related to their classroom Integrated Topic of Australia. They then used the pop up menu on the right mouse button, as an alternative method, to copy and paste this list of words into […]

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Microsoft Paint: Curves

May5

The next tools the Foundation Students explored, included three more of the Shape tools: the Straight Line; the Curve Line, and two of the Triangles. These were combined with previously explored tools, and below are some of the results. The class based topics of ‘Toys’ and ‘Holidays’ were used as the context for the ICT task.   […]

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