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Wordsmyth Dictionary Widget

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Wordsmyth is a very useful on-line dictionary and thesaurus widget which is freely available to download and easy to use in the primary school classroom.

It is used from the bookmark bar of your internet browser so can be downloaded onto any device that connects to the internet (i.e. phones, iPod Touches, netbooks, laptops and PCs). After an introduction on school computers, why not encourage pupils to make use of Wordsmyth on their own devices at home?

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A Parents’ Guide to Technology

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There is a new E-safety Support Guide available via the UK Safer Internet Centre website which is designed to help parents cope with their children’s new smart phones, games devices and other amazing little machines that give pupils’ 24 hour access to the internet.

Just before Christmas they published the really useful:   “A Parents’ Guide to Technology”

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Video Conferencing with Skype

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At one time, video conferencing (VC) needed expensive equipment, a discrete phone line and a lot of patience to set up. These days many teachers will be using Skype to get a similar service.

Skype is an ideal free application that could be used for a very simple video conferencing in your primary school. Facebook and Google offer this facility and it can be done using smart phones, iPad2, The iPod Touch ...

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