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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A great site with areas for different age groups. Contains cartoons, jigsaws, text and teacher resources.
Covers all aspects of safety online.
Researching Using The Internet Text
Most kids automatically use the internet as their first (and often only) source of information. ‘There’s a lot of fantastic information out there, but there’s also a lot that’s unhelpful and even inappropriate,’ says Tricia. ‘If your child is going to use the internet for research, the first thing to do is make sure you have really good parental controls in place so they can’t access anything harmful." When they’re using the internet for research, there are six key skills that your child needs to develop.
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.
Can You Believe The Web? Text
The web is a great place to find information. But should you trust everything you see?
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.
Dance Mat Typing Interactive
Welcome to Dance Mat Typing, a fun way to learn touch typing. There are four levels to play, each divided into three stages. You start by learning the home row keys. Each stage builds on previous lessons, introducing new letters as you progress. You’ll soon be touch typing like an expert! At the end of each level you can test your typing speed and get a fun reward.