1. IWB literacy activity using the spotlight tool

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    In this video, primary teacher Niamh Ward demonstrates how to create an ‘Odd one out’ language lesson activity on the interactive whiteboard. By running the spotlight over the screen, the teacher can reveal certain elements of it and pupils are asked to say what the scene is, and which items belong or don’t belong. This activity can be adapted for all class levels.

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    • IWB literacy activity using the shape and fill tools

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      In this video, primary teacher Niamh Ward demonstrates how to create a ‘magic box’ as a resource for teaching opposites. Pupils are asked for the opposite of a word displayed on the interactive whiteboard. By passing the word through the magic box, the opposite appears and pupils can see if they were right! This activity can be adapted for all class levels and applied to numeracy as well as literacy.

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      • IWB literacy activity using the reveal tool

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        In this video, primary teacher Niamh Ward demonstrates how to use the reveal tool to create a ‘Who/What am I?’ lesson activity for the interactive whiteboard. Niamh reveals one sentence at a time and pupils are asked to guess what the answer is. This activity can be adapted for all class levels.

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        • IWB literacy activity using locking and layering

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          In this video, primary teacher Niamh Ward demonstrates how to create a lesson activity for opposites and word definitions on the interactive whiteboard. Niamh creates balloons with words added to each one and a coloured string attached. Pupils pull a balloon string to reveal the balloon. They are asked to provide the opposite of a word or a definition of the word. This activity can be adapted for all class levels.

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          • IWB literacy activity using linking

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            In this video, primary teacher Niamh Ward demonstrates a literacy activity based on the story, ‘The Three Little Pigs’. Niamh uses inbuilt backgrounds and resources of her interactive whiteboard to create the story and links items within the story to external resources. This activity can be adapted for all class levels.

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            • IWB literacy activity using grouping and linking

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              In this video, primary teacher Niamh Ward demonstrates how to create a simple sequencing lesson activity for literacy using the interactive whiteboard. Niamh types a number of statements on the interactive whiteboard, which the pupils will sort into the correct order to make a coherent piece of text. This activity can be adapted for all class levels.

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              • IWB literacy activity using the camera tool

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                In this video, primary teacher Niamh Ward demonstrates how to create a jigsaw ‘Who am I?’ activity for the interactive whiteboard using the camera tool. This activity can be adapted for all class levels.

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                • Classroom management with ICT in the infant classroom

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                  In this video, Mary Jo Bell, St Anne’s Primary School, Shankill, shows how she organises ICT in her infant classroom. Mary Jo uses the interactive whiteboard, digital camera, visualiser and other technologies. Additional tips are provided by Carmel Smyth, St Cronans JNS, Brackenstown.

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                  • Using ICT in the infant classroom

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                    In this video Mary Jo Bell, St Anne’s Primary School, Shankill, shows how she uses ICT as a support for literacy development in the infant classroom. Additional tips are provided by Phil Cheetham, Central Model School and Carmel Smyth, St Cronan’s National School.

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                    • IWB literacy activity using the pen and eraser

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                      In this video, primary teacher Niamh Ward demonstrates how to create a cloze test using the pen and eraser tools. This activity can be adapted for all class levels.

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