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.
The Online Database of Educational Apps!
Within this comprehensive database, you’ll find the ideal app for any subject or topic you’re teaching so that you can effectively incorporate ICT into your classroom.
Cheese Sniffer Interactive
An ICT game to support directional and ICT skills. Played in pairs or as a group game (ask one player to instruct two others at the board) - using the commands: up, down, left, right. Encourage students to mental planning of routes to the nearest cheeses.
Social Networking Detective Download
Explore social networking profiles to highlight safe and potentially unsafe online choices and behaviours, including privacy, content, and personal information.
String of beads Interactive
Drag and drop activity. Use the string of beads to copy colour sequence patterns. Two levels of difficulty.
The Smart Crew Video
The SMART Adventure illustrates Childnet's SMART rules and includes a real life SMART Crew of young people who guide the cartoon characters in their quest and help them make smart online decisions.