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 – for example bullying and sexual or violent content – we also recognise the positive environments for learning and focus on the digital skills children and young people need.
NEW – Digital citizenship in the classroom
In Alberta, Canada they are exploring a whole range of ways to explore and advance the idea of digital citizenship and using technology for learning including equipping classrooms with the technology they need and children using their own devices. More HERE
NEW – EU kids online
Investigates children’s online uses, activities, risks and safety in Europe and globally. More HERE
Does ICT in education interest you?
The Scottish Government is keen to ensure that those with an interest in ICT in education feel engaged with and informed about future activity. Complete this short survey before Friday May 10th. More HERE
The UK Safer Internet Centre is delivering free-of-charge esafety briefings across Scotland in May. More HERE
Research with young people using digital media
Young Digital is about using digital research with children and young people. More HERE
It’s all about making, being creative and sharing. Every child can be a maker. More HERE
New internet safety resources from With Scotland
A new Internet Safety Resource covers topics such as Safer Social Networking, Online Gaming and Internet Use and Children’s Sexual Development and Behaviour. More HERE
Sexting Information for young people
The Corner have created a magazine targeted at young people to explain in simple terms the risks around sexting. More HERE
Digital Literacy Survey 2013
A lack of skills is damaging young people’s job and life chances. More HERE
Technologies and Curriculum for Excellence
Essential reading for those supporting learning in this key area. More HERE