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Using Wordshark 5


  • Setting up user accounts at school and home
  • Getting started and games
  • Words, word lists and courses
  • Games options and personal settings
  • Phonics
  • Adding your own word lists
  • Printing out resources
  • Setting work for students (specifying games/words/settings)
  • Viewing the set work and viewing student records
  • National Curriculum 2014
  • Making the most of Wordshark (This section includes: Tailoring the program to individual students, Co-operative play, EAL, Modern Foreign Languages, Subject words, Maintaining progress, Revision)
  • Bulk management of student names and files    
    

    Setting up user accounts at school and home


    The opening screen - becoming a Wordshark administrator 

    FOR SCHOOLS - setting up user accounts for staff 

    Adding students  (2.45 Minute Video)

    Adding students 

    FOR SCHOOLS - collecting students - creating groups - removing users etc 

    Universal settings

    Signing on and off different users 

      Getting started and games


      Starting Wordshark - quick guide   (1 Minute Video)

      Games screen and word lists screen 

      Choosing a game  (2.11 Minute Video) 

      Games options 

      Microphones 

      Help from within the program 

          Words, word lists and courses


          Choosing a word list   (1.41 Minute Video)

          The courses and the word lists 

          Using Search to find a word list   (2.08 Minute Video)

          Using search to find a word list 

          Which word list to start with - using Test 

          Splitting words into syllables etc 

          Mixed words mode - for fast track and for revision 

          Homophones 

          Words in present and past tense 

              Games options and personal settings

              Options and personal settings 

              Picture choices 

                  Phonics


                  Using phonics   (3.23 Minute Video)

                      Adding your own word lists


                      Adding your own lists    (2.46 Minute Video)

                      Recording your words

                      Adding pictures to your words

                      Importing and exporting your own word lists

                      Using description and translation lists

                          Printing out resources


                          Printable resources - including worksheets

                          Website page on printing out resources 

                              Setting work for students (specifying games/words/settings)


                              Setting work - standard  (2.04 Minute Video)

                              Setting work in ordered steps

                              Enforcing set work and excluding games

                                  Viewing the work set and viewing student records


                                  Viewing the work set

                                  Viewing student progress records  (2.25 Minute Video)

                                  Tracking progress

                                  Exporting as an XML file to Excel

                                    National Curriculum 2014

                                    Important NC features in Wordshark

                                     
                                    Making the most of Wordshark

                                    FOR SCHOOLS - subject vocab EAL co-operative play 

                                    FOR PARENTS - tips for home use 

                                    Tailoring the program maintaining progress revision 


                                    See also the section 'Adding words, pictures, recordings, descriptions, 

                                    translations'

                                        Bulk management of student names and files

                                        FOR SCHOOLS - bulk import of student names 

                                        FOR SCHOOLS - automatic sign on 

                                        FOR SCHOOLS - redundant students bulk removing archiving retrieving 

                                        FOR SCHOOLS - moving user files between different computers