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Advocating & managing internet access, digital literacy & e-safety in schools
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Under Ten Minutes | How to use Education Technology quickly.

So what is the purpose of this site? It’s simple. We want to share how technology with people quickly. Each video on the site will be under ten minutes. This is about the same length as my attention span and perfect for showing at the end of a staff meeting.

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Blogging Alchemy: Success in Secondary Student Blogging

I have set up a comprehensive student blogging platform for my classes.
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Google Apps for Education — It's in the Game……….again

Blog on the process of implementing Google Apps for Education in a school.

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educational-origami - Digital Citizen AUA

educational-origami - Digital Citizen AUA | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it

The following are a series of age specific acceptable use agreements and guidelines. They are intended to to establish a suitable moral and ethical approach to the use of technology in its various forms.

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Ofsted | The safe use of new technologies

This report is based on evidence from a small-scale survey carried out between April and July 2009 in 35 maintained schools in England. It evaluates the extent to which the schools taught pupils to adopt safe and responsible practices in using new technologies, and how they achieved this. It also assesses the extent and quality of the training the schools provided for their staff. It responds to the report of the Byron Review, Safer children in a digital world.

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The ubiquitous web and lifelong learning and why some people still don’t get it!

The ubiquitous web and lifelong learning and why some people still don’t get it! | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it

The key to persuading people is in helping them to understand this spiral which reflects the development of the Internet over the last 10 years or so. [...] Share real life examples of how the different tools you use have impacted on your teaching, your learners, your business or simply your quality of life. Let’s get educating those naysayers!

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Cooking up a storm paul haigh

Cooking up a storm - mobile devices in schools Paul Haigh Senior Assistant Headteacher Notre Dame High School, Sheffield
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World’s Simplest Online Safety Policy

World’s Simplest Online Safety Policy | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it
When it comes to upgrading education to the 21st Century, those who are less supportive of change, often hide behind, or are frightened of...
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web2.0 for school leaders

This site is about assisting educational leaders to learn about & use technology to enhance their own professional learning and transform learning and achievement for the learners in their organisations

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What Schools Are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | 21st Century Information Fluency

What Schools Are Really Blocking When They Block Social Media | 21st Century Information Fluency | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it
Can social media be a distraction? Absolutely. Will some students access questionable content? Yes. But many students use social media to enhance their learning, expand the reach of the classroom and fashion their own personal learning networks.
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A Sticking Plaster Mentality to Open Web Access in Schools | edte.ch

A Sticking Plaster Mentality to Open Web Access in Schools | edte.ch | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it
Just before Christmas Google announced the YouTube for Schools platform, which runs through a schools Google Apps for Edu account, allowing students to access...
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IPad Teaching and Learning

IPad Teaching and Learning | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it
This page is to record the iPad specific blogs I have written and to collate resources and ideas. There is a focus upon iPads in English and Media.
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English Vocabulary Profile

English Vocabulary Profile | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it

The English Vocabulary Profile (currently available for free) allows you to see the vocabulary that learners of English at each level of proficiency can be expected to demonstrate. Useful for anyone doing investigations into non-native speakers, and language learning.

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Google Apps Education Training Center

This Module covers the basics of Google Apps Education Edition and how you can use Google Apps on your school domain.

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Digital technology in schools - The Department for Education

Digital technology in schools - The Department for Education | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it
Recent developments in technology for schools, what to consider when planning to acquire new technology and sources of further information.
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#BectaX - Nicola McNee — Quickfire - 31/03/10 - BectaX on Blip

Nicola McNee - a school librarian,s impassioned and practical plea for a more open approach to internet access in schools.

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Beware Walled Gardens – Part 1 | JAMES MICHIE

Beware Walled Gardens – Part 1 | JAMES MICHIE | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it

In case you haven’t noticed Facebook and Twitter do social networking really well. All of my students use Facebook and quite a number of them use Twitter. Why would I choose to engage them in a social network that has zero credibility when they are already participating in the two most powerful and engaging online communities that exist?

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filterclimatecheck - Resources

filterclimatecheck - Resources | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it

Unlock the web to unlock the learning: wiki resource page.

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DMLcentral - digital media & learning

DMLcentral - digital media & learning | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it

This collaborative blog and curated collection of free and open resources is produced by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub, which is dedicated to analyzing and interpreting the impact of the Internet and digital media on education, civic engagement, and youth.

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E-Learning Strategy Overview (a.k.a. my 3-year plan) | dougbelshaw.com/blog

E-Learning Strategy Overview (a.k.a. my 3-year plan) | dougbelshaw.com/blog | Internet Access in Schools | Scoop.it
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Ofsted | Staying safe online

A recent Ofsted report, ICT in Schools 2008-11, mentions e-safety in schools. It notes that all the schools visited for the three-year survey ensured that pupils were well informed about the safe use of the internet and were able to use it in a responsible and safe way.

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