Technology Tips for Parents
Term 1 Week 11
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Term 1 Week 10
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Stage 3 Calculation Nation http://calculationnation.nctm.org Students can play online math strategy games that allow them to learn about fractions, factors, multiples, symmetry and more, as well as practice important skills like basic multiplication and calculating area â€” all while having fun and competing against other children around the world! Students can sign up for their own account or play as a guest.
Online Safety A website with plenty of information on how to keep your child safe on the Internet. Webwise guide - http://tinyurl.com/4h3utzn
Term 1 Week 9
Magic School Bus
World Facts & Figures Videos and slideshows
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Games, quizzes, activities and experiments to try at home! National Geographic Kids http://tinyurl.com/2vjrebw Explore the people and places of the world through slideshows and videos.
World of Maps http://tinyurl.com/28dvwc2 Learn how to use a map and then test your skills out with some fun mapping games
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Term 1 Week 8
Digital Rights & Responsibilities: Digital citizens have the right to privacy, free speech, etc. Basic digital rights must be addressed, discussed, and understood in the digital world. With these rights also come responsibilities as well. Users must help define how the technology is to be used in an appropriate manner. In a digital society these two areas must work together for everyone to be productive. Check out the Resources page on the Technology wiki to find examples of Children and Parent Contracts for responsible Digital Citizenship.
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Term 1 Week 7
Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behaviour with regard to technology use. Digital law deals with the ethics of technology within a society. Users need to understand that stealing or causing damage to other people’s work, identity, or property online is a crime. There are laws which apply to anyone who works or plays online. Hacking into others information, downloading illegal music, plagiarizing, creating viruses or creating Trojan Horses, sending spam, or stealing anyone’s identify or property is unethical. When completing school assignments students should never copy and paste chunks of information nor use images without the consent of the owner. Websites should be cited and only images which have been labelled as ‘available for reuse’ should be used. These are found on creative commons websites such as the ones listed below: Pics4learning - http://www.pics4learning.com Creative Commons Search - http://search.creativecommons.org Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org