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26th May 2016

Turtle Academy

Turtle Academy

Free and ready to use LOGO program to use in your classroom.  I just love this website - complete with lessons that you can let your students work through, or even use for yourself to hone your own skills.  Well worth a look! @AcademyOfTurtle #edchat #educhat Turtle Academy

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Free stock photos to use in classrooms

Free stock photos to use in classrooms

Brilliant website to find ready to use images in your classroom.  Thanks to @ICTEvangelist for bringing this to my attention! Source: Free stock photo: Baby, Boy, Hat, Covered, Eyes - Free Image on Pixabay - 1399332

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World Weather Compare: Compare the 5 day weather forecast in upto three towns and cities worldwide!

World Weather Compare: Compare the 5 day weather forecast in upto three towns and cities worldwide!

This is a great website to collect weather data to use in data handling activities.  Simple to use and with a range of data to explore - try comparing the data for 3 totally different locations.  Can you find anywhere where snow might be forecast? via World Weather Compare: Compare the 5 day weather forecast in upto three towns and …

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Appropriate Filtering and Monitoring - Safer Internet Centre

Appropriate Filtering and Monitoring - Safer Internet Centre

In December 2015, the Department for Education published proposed changes to ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for consultation applying to schools in England. Amongst the proposed changes, schools will be obligated to “ensure appropriate filters and appropriate monitoring systems are in place. Children should not be able to access harmful or inappropriate material from the school or colleges IT system” …

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ACTF | Little Lunch App Competition

ACTF | Little Lunch App Competition

Have you tried this brilliant app yet?  Great to get kids storyboarding and planning to produce a multimedia story they will be proud of!  So easy to use that you can be up and running in minutes. via ACTF | Little Lunch App Competition

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Cloud software services and the Data Protection Act - Publications - GOV.UK

via Cloud software services and the Data Protection Act - Publications - GOV.UK

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Catfishing Apps Let Kids Fake Everything from Texts to Tweets | Common Sense Media

Catfishing Apps Let Kids Fake Everything from Texts to Tweets | Common Sense Media

via Catfishing Apps Let Kids Fake Everything from Texts to Tweets | Common Sense Media

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Teachers - Barefoot Computing Barefoot Computing

Teachers - Barefoot Computing Barefoot Computing

Free workshop for your school via Teachers - Barefoot Computing Barefoot Computing

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