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Internet Safety

NSPCC Sexting Guidance

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James White at Ineqe Group (www.ineqe.com) has drawn our attention to this NSPCC guidance on sexting.

NSPCC Research – 15% increase in counselling related to sexting.

NSPCC has produced a guide to assist parents talk with children about the dangers and legalities surrounding sexting, empowering them to say no to requests. Access to the guide can be found here http://buff.ly/2aXXSFJ

 

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eduBuzz eduBuzz Google Apps

What’s New in Google Apps newsletter – May 2016

This newsletter provides a roundup of all the new features added to Google Apps from May 2016. 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Xw4be6Yw6E79jb6PC5XSx_I68dGAp56ChyRkfZ3cOGc/preview?pref=2&pli=1

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The new Google Slides Q&A feature is getting a lot of interest: jump into Presenter mode from any slide, and you can create a simple web page, with a short URL, that your audience can visit to:

  • see the questions others are asking
  • vote others’ questions up or down with simple thumbs up/down icons
  • ask their own questions – anonymously if they wish

Find out more here.

 

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eduBuzz Google Apps

Get your head round Google Drive with this Cheat Sheet

Need to a jump start with Google Drive?

It started off as Docs, then became Drive as it became capable of storing any uploaded file, like a large “thumb drive” or memory stick. To avoid clutter, some of the options only appear when you select things, or appear when you right-click. And that means it’s sometimes underestimated.

This one-page Cheat Sheet provides a good overview of what’s there – and where it is.

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GLOW

Glow Annual Survey 2016

download (7)The Glow Annual Survey is now live.

The annual survey is important as it helps the Glow team gather information on how customers use Glow and helps them to improve the service.

They are keen to hear views from the broad base of Glow customers – both staff and pupils.

You’ll find the survey here:  https://connect.glowscotland.org.uk/2016/05/16/glow-annual-survey-2016/

 

 

 

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Resources

The Scottish BBC Micro:bit Model Rocket Car Competition

Get your school ready to take part
Pre-register with your local race HUB through http://www.microbitmodelrocketcar.co.uk
To receive your allocation of 5 free rocket car kits for your participating teams attend your Competition briefing held at your Race HUB on 3rd and 4th May at 3.30pm. Open Race days at your HUB in the week of the 30th May. National
Finals on the 9th June 2016

Details poster: save the date for the scottish Microbit Model rocket car competition (PDF,  1 page, 1.6MB)