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4M and Miss Maroun (Adobe Illustrator)

This term year 4 will be covering a unit of work about ‘Mini Worlds’. As part of their project based learning students will be accessing the school computers to use Adobe illustrator and other Adobe software such as photoshop to work on their projects.

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Term 4 with Miss Maroun and 4M

Hello everyone, Let me share with you some very excitng news….. 4M and Miss Maroun received the new touch screen XO’s. These small and effective laptop XO’s have given 4M the opportunity to use the different programs during class lessons. We used ‘Graph activity’ for maths and it had the variety of different graphing data. [...]

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4NG’s Photographic Tough Cam Experience

Yesterday students had the opportunity to use tough cams and a range of menu item ingredients to stage their own mini photo shoots. These photos will be used in the menus students are creating using Photoshop. Brett had students thinking about lighting, props and the positioning of their fruits, vegetables, chocolate and icing sugar on [...]

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Narelle Pardy

2C children showed me a great way to use their ipads using Web 2.0 tools programs to make avatars. After writing their Endangered Animal reports, they read them and recorded them using Tagxedo. A great idea and lots of fun,too. Thanks Erin.

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4M working on their Inquiry Leraning Projects (using the Tough Cams)

Hello everyone, 4M, Miss Maroun and Mr Kent have been working super hard in our Technology Hub. This morning we investigated, explored, experienced a fun way to take photos of diiferent ingredients to upload onto our menues in Photoshop. Year 4 students went outside with their tough cams and their selection of fruit, vegeatbles, deserts [...]

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4M working very hard in the Technology Hub: 13.8.13

This Morning 4M worked very hard together on their inquiry learning projects. This term year 4 are learning about Investigating food products and venues. Students were collaborating thinking of great ideas to implement in their menues and restaurants. Different stations were set up for the students, station 1: students used ‘Photoshop’ to work on their [...]

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4NG- Photoshop and Tough Cams

Over the last few weeks, students have been using Photoshop to design their own menus as part of our ‘Products and Venues’ unit of work. Mr kent has shown students had to add layers in photoshop, use the lasoo tool, use the magic wand, as well as a range of different tools to create a [...]

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Technology in the classroom- links to English

This term, I have been experimenting with various Web 2.0 tools such Smore, Prezi and Thinglink to present various lessons to my students regarding a range of topics. As reading and viewing multimodal texts is an important part of the new English syllabus, I have used these tools to facilitate class discussions about the various [...]

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3H & 3B In The Computer Lab

3H & 3B students spent Term 2 exploring the program InDesign. They showed a great deal of interest and could grasp the inherent possibilities available with such a program. They were willing to experiment with the icons and tabs to create the beginnings of a multi-modal text. Unfortunately, due to time restrictions they were not [...]

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2VS using web2.0 tools

2vs have been using web2.0 tools. Myself and students are finding it extremely interesting and loads of fun. This term we are focussing on using SMORE. We are using this to design an information report on an endangered animal of their choice. Students have begun experimenting with this tool and using the Internet and iPads [...]

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