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Forres Academy: MP3 players Documents Authors Emma Harris, Forres Academy, Forres, Moray Objectives Creative Zen touch MP3 players, Audacity software, Microsoft Office Software Description Using a class set of MP3 players pupils will be able to do independent listening tasks and to download podcasts to listen to authentic materials. Pupils will create and record information in the target language to be sent to and exchanged with schools in France or Austria. Learning Areas Modern Languages, ICT Levels Secondary school, S3 – S6 MP3 players, listening, podcasts Keywords Project Overview Increase motivation and achievement in modern languages Independent and differentiated learning using MP3 players for listening. Students will: Prepare and record a presentation about their school in target language. Listen to authentic foreign language material (podcasts)
Forres Academy: MP3 players Teacher Planning and Management Click the documents below to help you understand the context of this exemplary learning project: Background & Planning: A picture of the origin and objectives of the learning project, including the manner in which the project was planned and managed. Classroom Images: Images of the classroom to give you a better feeling for how the project was implemented. Documents
Forres Academy: MP3 players Teaching Resources Click the documents below to view the teaching resources used in the teaching of this learning project: Student Project Overview: An overview of required tasks. Pupil help sheet: Writing frame on “Die Schule” which pupils use to prepare their presentation. MP3 instruction sheet: instructions for use for teachers and pupils. Pupil survey: template for survey issued to pupils Documents
Forres Academy: MP3 players Teacher and School Information Forres Academy is a six year comprehensive community school serving in the town of Forres and its extensive rural catchment area in west Moray. This includes the villages of Dallas, Alves, Dyke, Logie, Kinloss (including children of RAF personnel) and Findhorn (including the nearby Findhorn Community). The school roll is approximately 1000. This varied catchment provides the school with a vibrant and unique atmosphere. The modern languages department is made up of 4 full time and 2 part time members of staff and currently offer French and German from S1-S6. Emma Harris joined the school in August 2005 and has a keen interest in promoting the use of ICT in the teaching of Modern Foreign Languages to increase motivation and attaintment.