bike route

Welcome to the ICT training newsletter, Friday 20th September.

Online

  • It might be blocked in school (try) but this really is a neat website for finding new music. Browse by type / vocals / instrument. Unique site and really nicely presented too. Marmoset is the name.
  • Useful site about the geography of coffee
  • Amazing dedication and skill….and all using paper! Rogan Brown creates amazing sculptures using paper. Really like this one ‘Growth Detail
  • I was looking for some local cycle routes and came across the Sustrans website. Very nice indeed. Here’s route 24 from Bath to Radstock to Frome to Warminster to Salisbury.

Technology

Educational Reading

  • Useful page from the SSAT about Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities, each with a briefing sheet, classroom support sheet and information sheet
  • The government is planning free lunches for all reception, year 1 and year 2 students. What parents think of the idea
  • What age should children start school? Not until six or seven say experts
  • Futurelearn is an attempt to develop MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). It’s being administered by The Open University and promises lots of free courses across ability ranges

Misc.