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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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.
Moo Skills Interactive
Develop your mouse, keyboard, scrollbar and drag and drop skills by helping the cow on it's journey.
eSafety Kit Interactive
Family eSafety Kit for children aged 6–12 years, which explores online safety issues such as security, communication, cyberbullying and entertainment, while offering parents, teachers and young people advice on how to overcome these issues. The interactive family toolkit includes a comprehensive parents’ guide, an activity-based guidebook, situation cards, a family certificate and stickers.
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.
Data Handling Interactive
A resource which presents how to sort, search, graph and create a database.
Train Tracker Interactive
Make your own train set using different track pieces, then watch the train go round. Join up the ends of your track so the train goes round and round. You can even make figure-of-eight loops using the “crossroads” piece. A great little modelling tool, which can also be used for cause & effect play. Registration required but resources are free to use.