I thought I would share a recent example of of the integrated way in which various digital/social platforms can be linked and used in the classroom. Context first: Y6 class, space topic. The pupils have a blog, created on blogger, which the teacher updates. Literacy unit (and linked work)
The iPad can be used in many ways to develop and promote a wide variety of speaking and listening activites. Although having one in the classroom means the teacher can record conversations and share them – there are some great apps out there which can promote language and encourage listening.