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Internet Safety
Listen The Internet can be a wonderful resource for kids. They can use it to research school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids, and play interactive games. Kids who are old enough to swipe a screen can have access to the world. But that access can also pose hazards. That's why it's important to be aware of what your kids see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online. As with any safety issue, it's wise to talk with your kids about your concerns, take advantage of resources to protect them, and keep a close eye on their activities. Internet Safety Laws A federal law, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), was created to help protect kids younger than 13 when engaged in online activities. COPPA requires websites to explain their privacy policies on the site and get parental consent before collecting or using a child's personal information, such as a name, address, phone number, or Social Security number. Basic Rules Back

Basic Internet Safety Learning to recognize the warning signs of these risks will allow trusted adults to intervene and lessen potential negative impacts. By acting as a resource, parents and guardians can help make the Internet a safer place for their families. As a parent or guardian, you should stay well-informed about current issues to understand what your children are experiencing on and off the Internet. If they are social networking, instant messaging, using webcams, or blogging, help them use these tools safely by learning how to use them yourself. Children whose parents and guardians regularly talk to them about personal safety are more likely to exhibit responsible behavior on their own.[1] NetSmartz invites you to learn about the issues surrounding your children’s online lives. [1] Cox Communications Inc.

5 Fantastic Learning Channels on YouTube Kids YouTube is packed with great educational content, but the deep parts of YouTube can also get pretty weird. As a parent, you may not want to let your kids browse too freely. Luckily, YouTube recently released YouTube Kids. YouTube Kids is a free mobile app, available for iOS and Android, which curates educational and entertainment content for kids and teens, while keeping out the scary stuff. As YouTube Kid’s product manager Shimrit Ben-Yair puts it, “[YouTube Kids is] the first Google product built from the ground up with the little ones in mind […] The app makes it safer and easier for children to find videos on topics they want to explore.” If you’re looking to get started with YouTube Kids, we’ve checked out the initial offerings (which will grow over time), and picked out five great educational channels to get started with, both for younger kids and tweens. Whiz Kid Science Reading Rainbow TED Ed Khan Academy Khan Academy is a fantastic resource, for kids and adults alike. Numberphile

Teach Your Monster To Read 3 - Champion Reader Information for Teachers and Parents Designed for children who have already mastered our first games. Computer version is 100% free, forever. Complements synthetic phonics programmes used in schools. Easy and Secure. Designed in collaboration with leading academics and games designers. Keeps children focused on rehearsing and consolidating what they learn in school. Can be played independently by children either in school or at home. Each child has their own login so the game can track their progress over time. Teachers and parents can view at-a-glance progress reports. More information about the Teach Your Monster to Read games are in our Game by Game Comparison Why is it free? What reading level is it suitable for? How do children learn from the game? Will it work on my device? Who are The Usborne Foundation?

Dsa Pearson per DSA / Redazione iS DSA, parliamone Scoprite il nuovo spazio iS dedicato ai DSA (Disturbi Specifici dell’Apprendimento): ogni mese troverete nuovi articoli scritti da esperti del settore con aggiornamenti e consigli didattici per affrontare efficacemente questo tema in classe. › continua a leggere Incontro DSA e musica Il 22 ottobre a Milano, alle ore 18,00, presso la sala Puccini del Conservatorio “Giuseppe Verdi”, Matilde Bufano presenta il volume: DSA e musica. › continua a leggere Master I livello didattica musicale, neuroscienze e dislessia Sono aperte le iscrizioni al Master I livello didattica musicale, neuroscienze e dislessia. › continua a leggere Dislessia / Redazione iS Un’insolita compagna: la dislessia Presentiamo in anteprima un piccolo estratto del capitolo della nuova edizione del romanzo Un’insolita compagna: la dislessia, di Filippo Barbera. › continua a leggere Dislessia / Leonardo Romei L’uso delle frecce come indicatori per orientare l’attenzione › continua a leggere

CLELE JOURNAL – children´s literature in english language education Tips for using stories Kids and stories Submitted by admin on 12 April, 2012 - 11:02 On the British Council’s site for young learners - LearnEnglishKids - there are lots of stories which you can use to motivate your students. These stories have been specially written for children learning English and include traditional fairy tales as well as original stories. You can find all the stories at A. 1. 2. 3. 4. B. 1. The teacher could use a data projector for a class to listen to/read a story as a whole-class activityThe teacher could read the whole or parts of the story to a class with the textThe learners can read by themselves silently, either on-screen at school or as homeworkSome stories can be read as texts with illustrations and then children can watch the movie version, or this order could be reversed 2. 3. 5. C. 1. 2. 3. D. You could do similar activities with the Jack and the Beanstalk story and the Little Red Riding Hood story.

Alternatives to Book Reports Being able to consume, critique, and create media is so important for our 21st century students. While I love to write about books in my book reviews, lots of children don't share my enthusiasm. If your kids or students groan at the mere mention of writing a book report, consider some alternative ideas. Instead of a book report, have your kids make a book trailer! You can find many examples of downloadable book trailers suitable for children at Book Trailers - Movies for Literacy. Making a book trailer or any short video with your kids/students is a perfect time to discuss copyright with them. Instead of a book report, have your kids design a poster. Instead of a book report, have your kids design an advertisement for the book. Instead of a book report, have your kids design a cartoon or comic. Instead of a book report, kids can turn their family, pets and friends into stars. Instead of a book report, sum up a book (or movie or song) in four icons.

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Spelling & Vocabulary Website: SpellingCity gnitive Differences Between Adults & Children Author: Jeff Durham - Updated: 15 September 2012| Comment There’s an old saying that goes “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” and, whether you believe that or not, the same principle cannot be applied to humans. In fact, adults can learn just as easily as children but there are several basic differences between what works effectively for adults and what works best for children. Experience Of Life As an adult, you’ll have had far more experience of life in general than a child and whilst this can help an adult more than a child when it comes to learning, it can also hinder them and a child’s lesser experiences can occasionally prove more beneficial. How Adults And Children Use Different Techniques For Learning For an adult learner, their experiences of life will have been far more vast and diverse than that of a child’s and their brain’s maturity will enable them to apply their learning through relating it to certain experiences they’ve had. The Significance Of ‘Purpose’ In Learning

Computers have altered children's ability to imagine Posted by Stephanie Broad | October 29, 2016 | E-safety #research#technology#competition#jonny-lambert A national UK study into children’s attitudes to technology has found that children are incorporating computing into their individual inner worlds and have found another way of playing and imagining which accommodates the change. Children of all ages from across England and Wales submitted paintings and drawings to the Art of Technology competition, supported by IT and services supplier Stone Group. The children were invited to draw pictures around the questions “What’s inside your computer?” The conclusions provide some dramatic action points for schools and parents, putting the integration of technology into education back at the top of the curricular agenda. Some of the entries dealt with Internet safety • Blurred boundaries of on and offline - Children do not distinguish between on and offline as ‘real’ and ‘unreal’ life anymore.