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This week the Digital Leaders started the process of drawing out their esafety board games on to the computer using Textease. We used the snap to grid function so that it was easy to copy the board that we had drawn the week before. We filled all the squares with colours and then picked some … Continue reading
This week at the Digital Helpers lunch club we tried out Makey Makey! We followed all the instructions to put the circuit together with the board and all the clips and leads. It looked rather complicated to start with once we understood what to do it was easy! We tried two different Makey Makey apps … Continue reading
This week the digital leaders have been completing an unplugged activity designing an E-Safety board game for the Year 1 children. Firstly we talked about internet safety rules and how important it was that everyone knew them and remembered to use them when they were on a computer, tablet, phone or any other device that … Continue reading
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
A new group of helpers enjoyed getting to have a play around with the Spheroes and Ollies!
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
All the Digital Leaders gathered excitedly around the computing area to find out which logo would be revealed as the winner for 2017-18 – and here it is!! Everyone thought that it was a clear design and hopefully we can get some badges made up soon. Congratulations to the very worthy winner!
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
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
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