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Using Wordshark 5

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  • FOR SCHOOLS - Setting up and managing users
  • FOR HOME - Setting up and managing users
  • GETTING STARTED and games
  • 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 
  • Making the most of Wordshark (This section includes: Tailoring the program to individual students, Co-operative play, EAL, Modern Foreign Languages, Maintaining progress, Revision)
  • Bulk management of student names and files    
    

    FOR SCHOOLS - Setting up and managing users



    Adding staff and students  (2.45 Minute Video)

    Automatic sign on

    Collecting students - creating groups

    Removing users - editing user details

    Universal Settings

    Signing on and signing off different users

    Redundant students - bulk removing - archiving - retrieving

    Moving user files between computers

     FOR HOME - Setting up and managing users



    Adding - changing - deleting users  (2.45 Minute Video)

    Universal Settings

    Signing on and off different users

    Moving user files between computers

      GETTING STARTED and games


      Games screen and word lists screen 

       (1 Minute Video on Getting started)

      (2.11 Minute Video on choosing a game) 

      Games options

      The menu bar

      Microphones - headphones - on screen keyboard

      Help within the program

          Word lists and courses


          The courses and word lists  (1.41 Minute Video)

          Choosing Search to find a list  (2.08 Minute Video)

          Finding a starting point using Test

          Splitting words into syllables etc

          Mixed words mode - fast track - revision

          Symbols for homophones and words in 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 

                                    Important NC features in Wordshark

                                     
                                    Making the most of Wordshark

                                    FOR SCHOOLS - subject vocab - EAL - co-operative play 

                                    FOR HOME - tips for home use

                                    FOR ALL - Tailoring the program -maintaining progress - revision


                                    See also the section called 'Adding your own words' for adding your own words, pictures, recordings, descriptions, translations.