15th March 2017 Network Meeting

15th March 2017 Meeting – 3rd May 2017 Meeting

Complete your evaluation to receive your certificate of attendance for today:

Evaluations and certificate

Dates for next meeting

Booking now open for the next event – http://sallytippett.co.uk/network-events/

Download the slides from the presentation, the KCSIE questionnaire and the Bakers Dozen:

March-2017-presentation.pdf (51 downloads) KCSIE-questions-and-answers.pdf (8221 downloads) Computing-curriuclum-hints-and-tips.pdf (350 downloads)


Links from today:

Join our closed FB group to stay in touch

Don’t let parents have social media…

Growing up Digital

New ‘sexting’ guidance

Using parental controls

Media Smart resources

Social media help

Data Protection Webinar

Preparing for the GDPR – 12 steps to take now

Ofsted update


iPad Apps

  1. Book Creator – iPad app and will also be available as a web tool in the summer.  Watch out for the update coming soon which will let schools publish books to the web, great for the school website. http://bookcreator.com/
  2. Read Write Think Timeline – iPad app and also available as a web tool – http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/timeline_2/
  3. DoInk Green Screen – iPad app.  Hints and tips for mini green screen – http://www.doink.com/tips/
  4. Quiver – iPad App.  There is a free version available where you download the activity sheets you want to use – many free ones available which would probably be enough.  There is also a paid for education version – all activity sheets are included, but check first to see if you would use them.  Recent free addition is PowerRangers, very popular with children at the moment!  Lots of opportunity here for creative writing prompts.

Online tools

Turtle Academy – http://turtleacademy.com – good all round free online tool to get pupils using textual programming.  Lessons are included for older pupils to follow.

Scratch Online – now has the ability to set up teacher accounts so that you can have a classs group and each pupil will have their own login –  https://scratch.mit.edu/educators/#teacher-accounts

Just2Easy – http://www.just2easy.com/