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Author Archives: RRISBlog

Using Pixabay Search @RRIS

This week the digital leaders found out that the tree octopus we learnt about last time wasn’t real!!!!  We understand that it is important to check facts more than once before we believe everything we read – especially if we have doubts. This week our new learning was focused on using the image search Pixabay … Continue reading »

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Helpers Lunch Club @RRIS

A new group of helpers enjoyed getting to have a play around with the Spheroes and Ollies!

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Tree Octopus Research @RRIS

This week the Digital Leaders and Helpers did some research for the Year 1 children all about the Tree Octopus! We had no idea that the tree octopus even existed – it is amazing the kind of information you can find on the internet – it’s is almost too hard to believe! Felix – It … Continue reading »

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First Ever Digital Helper Meeting @RRIS

This year the Digital Helpers have their own dedicated meeting and the first one was held this week. We have some exciting Ollies and Spheros which are programmable robots that you can steer!  The Digital Helpers worked with a partner and really enjoyed exploring what they could do.  They couldn’t wait to go and tell their … Continue reading »

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Using the Internet @RRIS

This week the digital leaders and helpers have been learning the basics of using an internet browser.  They have been learning how to use lots of tabs at the same time (multi-tab browsing) and switching between the tabs also minimizing and maximizing the screen.  We also talked about what to do if we ever came … Continue reading »

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Designing our Avatar @RRIS

This week the digital leaders made their avatar for their lanyard. We talked about how important it was to not always use real pictures of ourselves when we use websites. We used two different avatar creators Doppelme and Lego Avatar Creator.  All the digital leaders will be showing their classmates how to make one for them … Continue reading »

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Our First Skype Chat @RRIS

We were so excited to be having our very first digital leader meet up over Skype! At lunch time today a group of the leaders met up with digital leaders in Year 2 from Fakenham Infant School. We were all very excited and crossed our fingers that it was going to work and after a … Continue reading »

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Digital Leader Job Agreement Signed @RRIS

After last week’s meeting with all our ideas about what we would like to achieve this school year, the Digital Leaders signed their new job role agreement. They certainly want to do a lot of things 🙂

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