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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Scary Spuds Interactive
Drag and drop fun with the Scary Spuds. Improve mouse skills and print out your own Scary Spud.
Play the Digizen game to learn about cyberbullying and how you can support people who face negative online experiences. During a school day, consider the situation and make informed decisions as a digital citizen.
Social Networking Detective Download
Explore social networking profiles to highlight safe and potentially unsafe online choices and behaviours, including privacy, content, and personal information.
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.
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.
Data Handling Interactive
A resource which presents how to sort, search, graph and create a database.