Monsters at Monteney

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A DEFT case study of Monteney Primary school, Sheffield

About. Children are using online open source tools for digital arts, storytelling and poetry. This case study includes resources that will enable children to work independently along with 'open educational resources' for teachers. This particular case study focussed on open source tools such as Scratch and digital animation.

Pedagogical content. This cross curricula(i) case study focusses on Digital Literacy, in particular using E-skills(topic) to: Learn the basics of programming and embed open source tools in pedagogical practice. The case study explores the pedagogical potential of open source tools such as Scratch; it also looks into issues involved in sharing lesson plans as OERs.

One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Programming Monsters using Scratch (edit)

Resource details
Title Using Scratch and other web applications to create and animate digital monsters: Monsters @ Monteney
Topic E-skills,  Programming
Learning Objectives

To use programming to create digital animation

Subject

ICT

Age of students / grade
Additional Resources/material needed

Scratch - the program http://scratch.mit.edu

Useful information

This case study was conducted at Monteney Primary School, Sheffield in conjunction with Peter Winter, Head of ICT.

Related ORBIT Wiki Resources

One of the lesson ideas from the case study is available as a separate resource at Programming Monsters using Scratch

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