Category: Digital literacy

  • ‘Discovering Digital World’ Roadshow for s1-s3 pupils

    Students in your region are invited to join us this spring for the “Discovering Digital World” roadshow series. An innovative event, FREE to attend for students in S1 – S3, produced by Young Scot in association with My World of Work. The roadshows will showcase the exciting possibilities of a career in digital technology through […]

  • Pupil Inclusion Network: Digital Lives

    Scotland’s Pupil Inclusion Network has posted some useful links following their recent seminar on how children and young people live their digital lives. PINS Theme: Digital Lives This PINS theme explores where children and young people go in the virtual world for fun, social networking and learning. Whilst recognising the major concerns we have – […]

  • Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education

    Why not let your class make their own web sites? With eduBuzz Google Sites, they can get started with little more than word-processing skills. Have a look at Neil Takes on Science, produced entirely by Preston Lodge biology students, to see the sort of engagement that can result! This excellent post from Cathy Davidson and Mark Surnam […]

  • How to use Twitter

    Thinking of trying Twitter, but don’t know your RTs from your #FFs? Let The Blog That Peter Wrote explain all this and more:    

  • Debate: The over use of technology causes concentration problems in the class

    Interesting viewpoint from Sue Palmer, author of Toxic Childhood, at last night’s Book Festival event, Multimedia Reading Experience. In short, she believes that children under the age of 7 who use technology are more likely to be the ones in class who have poor concentration, can’t focus on a task, want immediate gratification and results […]