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Digital Skills in the Primary Classroom

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1955852Learning digital skills in the primary classroom plays an increasingly important role in the development of children’s lives.

It is estimated that children spend seven hours each day in front of the screen; more time than either being at school or being with their parents! Therefore, they do need to develop a really good understanding of digital literacy at a fairly young age.

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 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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Big Red Button – Safe Browsing

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BigRedButtonBig Red Button – safe browsing – is a new feature to add to internet browsers for the young. This could be shared with home and installed in school too!

For those for you in schools that use Hector’s World Safety Button, you may appreciate the safety aspect and confidence that it gives when a class of young children are browsing. (If you don’t know what ...

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Childnet Film Competition 2016

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Childnet Film Competition 2016 The Childnet Film Competition 2016 is now open! All primary schools are invited to create a short film about on-line safety. The competition is open for people between 7 and 18 but there is a primary category.

The competition is to make a 60 second film telling Childnet how you are using the Internet safely ...

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Gooseberry Planet E-Safety App

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Gooseberry Planet E-safety App
Gooseberry Planet is a fun game app that’s designed for children to play, whilst teaching them about being safe on-line. The game covers: emails, privacy settings, stranger danger, cyber-bullying, posting selfies and much more.

Throughout the game children will navigate through each of the four levels, playing out real life situations as they go. In ...

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