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Storing photographic evidence online?

Discussion in 'Early Years' started by Alip, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Does anyone do this? We are looking into this as it seems a shame to have so many lovely photos that parents do not get chance to see (we do not print out every photo and stick it into a learning journey)
    We have been advised to maybe use 'Picasa' does anyone use this and how well does it work?
    Thank you
     
  2. I used to put photos on our VLP for the parents to look at at home, got some great feedback too ! We are between VLPs at the mo so have lots stored on my laptop ready to put up soon !
    When I first did it I made powerpoints with added text, but found using photostory just as quick and easy.
     
  3. Do you add them onto the learning platform weekly? We had them in a PowerPoint but the file was too large to upload onto the learning platform.
     
  4. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Our school server has a 'T-drive' accessible by teachers only with their password. On that there is a folder for Foundation Stage within that are the folders I have set up myself including a 'Scrapbook' for each school year and individual files for children. I just upload photos directly to those folders it isn't necessary to use Powerpoint or anything else. They are stored in the folder but if I want to give a slide show I just click 'Slideshow' and it does it - it's just standard Windows stuff.
    I just add them as and when I have accumulated a few on my camera.
     
  5. May2

    May2 Established commenter

    InkyP I think the OP wants the photos accessible for parents to view. It doesn't sound like yours are, are they?
     
  6. InkyP

    InkyP Star commenter

    Aah! I couldn't see what the problem was. They can see them when I show them but they don't have access. I think that is problematic when there are other people's children on there too. that is why we don't sell CDs or DVDs of the nativity play.
     
  7. Our parents sign a permission form which says they give permission for their child's image to appear on another child's CD. Never had a problem.
     
  8. I upload photos weekly onto our class vle page. It needs the parents to sign in to view them and I do group photos, never individual ones or really close-up ones. Our parents also sign a form at the beginning of the year to confirm they are happy with this.
    It works quite well, most of our parents are very computer literate and appreciate this idea - I put up what we are doing that week as well and any impending events or visits.
     

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