News Tagged 'digital literacy'

Reverse Image Searching

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Reverse ImReverse image searchage Searching is looking to see in which places the same image can be found on the web. For example, I did a search on a Titanic image and found it on 67 different sites. If I wanted to investigate and find out a lot more information, I have a great list of sites ready to look at!

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E-Safety Reminders

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e-safety_logoHappy New Year to all readers. The start of term is a good time to remind pupils about keeping safe when on the Internet. Here is a small selection of e-safety reminders that teachers could put up on the wall as a poster near the computer:

  • Only use the Internet when there is a teacher, or other adult, present to supervise, or when you have been given specific permission.

Play and learn: Being online

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playandlearn1Insafe has a downloadable activities book called Play and learn: Being online which encourages home or classroom discussion about many e-safety or digital literacy points.  The publication aims, in the activities offered, to cover:

  • Visual discrimination, status symbols and bullying
  • My profile data: understanding public/private. Encouraging critical thinking about choice of information you spread
  • Reflecting on/ordering activities, critical thinking on time spent on study, gaming, ...

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Learn to Write Code with code.org

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CODE ImageCode.org is a great website where teachers can find out how to go about teaching Computer Science to their children and the pupils can in turn discover the basic concepts of Computer Science and learn how to write code with drag and drop programming. The site, although designed to target schools in the USA, is well thought out, child friendly ...

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Sploder – Pupils Can Make Games to Share

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Sploder - pupils make games to shareWhat is Sploder you may well ask? “Sploder is a place where anyone can make games online and share them with the world. There are several different types of game creators, and no programming skill is necessary. All you need is a good imagination and a desire to be creative.” (Sploder ...

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