A WELCOME TO THE VLE By Dr Canfield Purpose of this assembly What is the VLE? VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT • Logging on to the VLE? • What can the VLE do? Chatham Grammar School for Girls VLE Teachers will use the VLE to: • provide materials which are specifically targeted towards individual students or groups • support the learning of individual students • make learning more accessible and more fun for students • provide resources which can be accessed from any computer any where at any time. Learners will use the VLE to: • extend learning beyond the classroom & school day • access learning resources which support both class work and homework • learn at their own pace and in their own style • access their learning at any time and from any computer eg during times of absence • communicate with teachers and/or peers using chat and discussion tools Finding the VLE • School intranet • School website (Links) • By following the link: www.skillspace.com/cgsg Useful Information Subject Resources Subject Resources - Chemistry My Space You can personalise “My Page” My Space – My Page My Space – My Page – edit My page My Space – My Digital Locker My Space/My Digital Locker – Add a new file Resize Images before you upload Discussions and Blogs Chat rooms Acceptable Use • Examples of banned words: *Bum ** *Sucks **** *Loser **** *Bitch **** *Assessment ******** The VLE is helping to make learning accessible, different and fun for everyone. It’s time to join in the fun!