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  • Short Summary

    Children using machines called "Grundy Tutors" and a teacher demonstrates a "Vu-Graph".

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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Harlington, Middlesex.

    Harlington Secondary School

    Various shots, a modern mixed classroom with lesson in progress. The teacher is using flip charts on an overhead projector called a "Vu-Graph". Various CU shots of individual students.

    Various shots in special classroom where children aged about work with modern teaching aids, sitting at "Grundy Tutors", possibly an early computer. They press certain buttons and questions come up on the screen, they select another button they think the answer will be and it tells them right or wrong. CU Schoolgirl Elizabeth Blackwood answering maths questions. CU Her handwritten worksheet. CUs Full screen of Grundy Tutor, showing correct answer in pre-decimal money and posing the next question. Good CUs of children working on the machines. LS The master comes in at the end of the lesson and opens each machine and he tells by a counter how many of the questions the children got right. CU Key in lock. CU A counter at 000003. CU Hand opens machine and winds film forward and then back. CU Optional buttons for students.

    Various shots, another type of teaching aid is the "Vu-Graph". Various shots, a teacher places a map of Britain on the glass plate. He writes Liverpool on the map. Various shots, drawings of the heart are placed on the glass plate and projected onto the screen behind him, he can then use overlays naming parts of the heart. He can then use the image as if he had drawn it on the blackboard. Various shots, the teacher demonstrates the magnetic field around two magnets by sprinkling iron filings around them.

    Note: Date on original record: 06/02/1964. The original of Elizabeth Blackwood's test is on file at Pathe.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:43:00 / 01:41:02:00
    UN 3878 A

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