News Tagged 'computers'

 Back to School e-Safety

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 Back to School e-Safety Things to DiscussAs the start of the new school year is upon us, I thought that it would be good to discuss ideas for back-to-school e-Safety, in readiness for the beginning of term.

With many children entering a new class, it is good practice to discuss these points with the pupils.  Children could be using mobile devices, laptops, desktops, tablets or any mixture of them ...

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Alan Turing – Enigma Code Breaker

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Alan Turing - Enigma BreakerAlan Turing, the WW2 Enigma Code breaker, has been named as one of the 100 most important people of the 20th century. There is a lot of information about him shared on the web. However, many of the sites developed are not suitable for children;  the following sites may be useful for carrying out an Alan Turing ...

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All About Robots

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All about RobotsAll About Robots is a set of web pages which may be used during a project study about modern technology. As well as many fascinating facts there are programs to help children learn all about how to program them.

More About Robots

“A robot is a machine or a computer program which seems to have a life of its own. They can come in many forms.” (Fact Monster – Robot)

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History of the Computer

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History of the ComputerAs computers are so much a part of everyday life today, it is hard to imagine being without one, or more of them!  However, it has not always been this way.

I thought that, as many grandparents of today’s children completed their education without a computer to help them, the History of the Computer, could make an interesting research project for the children. 

The following sites should help teachers thinking ...

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Different Ways of Using QR Codes in the Classroom

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Different ways of using QR Codes in the classroomQR codes are playing ever bigger roles in education as more and more children are able to access them on a huge range of devices.

Sites to Make QR Codes

QR Stuff. This is my personal favourite QR code site where you can make a colour QR code; making it is easy to catalogue them, or set up ...

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