Improve your computer skills with these links to ICT resources. Suitable for ages 5-11 years, KS1, KS2 and elementary grades 1-6. Learn how to navigate, data handling, effective searching and internet safety with this selection of lesson plans, printable and interactive activities. Perfect for teachers to use in the classroom or parents wanting to help their child gain essential computer knowledge.
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Research Tools Lesson Plan
Possibly the biggest obstacle facing researchers on the Internet is how to effectively and efficiently access the vast amount of information available with the simple click of the mouse. With the Internet's potential as a research tool, teachers must instruct and guide their students on manageable strategies for sorting through the abundance of information.
Adventures of Smartie the Penguin Book
Find out how to stay safe on the internet with Smartie the penguin. Book with accompanying questions.
String of beads Interactive
Drag and drop activity. Use the string of beads to copy colour sequence patterns. Two levels of difficulty.
A great site with areas for different age groups. Contains cartoons, jigsaws, text and teacher resources.
Covers all aspects of safety online.
Wise Kids Text
A list of links to search engines for kids and families. The site has lots of other information and links about internet safety.
The Digital Universe Video
The three-minute animation tackles the parental concern of ‘Who are your kids talking to online?’, providing practical tips for parents to help their children stay safe. At the end of the animation, eight informative tip sheets give practical advice on how to deal with a variety of issues that youngsters might encounter online, including: Privacy on social networks, Online gaming, Blocking, Risks online, Online friends, Meeting strangers, Personal information, and Online reputation.