1. More About Internet Safety:
In Year 5, students explore a variety of ‘Internet Safety’ sites
Check these out:
1. Digital Footprints
Your digital footprint, it is a mark left of every website, blog, comment, SMS chat you have used.
Make your digital footprint a POSITIVE ONE!!
THINK… before you post,comment, chat, download, sign in…
want to see. Digital Footprint 10 Years Time template
Examples: “a YouTube video of me performing with my band,” “an online newspaper article about my
work to help the homeless,” “a photo of me at the White House meeting the president.” Be creative! (Source: Common Sense Media Trillion Dollar Footprint Student Activities)
You can have a great time online learning from and sharing with others, but:
• Think before you post, because many things you do online will add to your digital footprint
• Remember to review your privacy settings
• Perform a search on yourself every so often to see what your digital footprint looks like
2. How Cybersafe Are You?
Help the Cyberquoll Twins explore the Internet.
The Internet is fun and exciting.Can you help them make the right choices when using the Internet, computers and other devices?
2. Cool Internet Search Engines:
3. More About Em@il:
4. Great Learning Sites:
5. Great Keyboard Sites:
60 Second Challenge – 10 Fast Fingers
6. Great Computer Art Sites:
Virtual: Haring Kids
7. Cool Multimedia Sites:
8. Great Online Comics:
Here are some great sites to create your own comic books. Have a go and share with us your thoughts. Got some other sites to share? Let us know
9. Cool Inquiry Links:
10. 3D Animation Links:
Pivot Stickfigure Animator– This is a program you download from the Internet onto your computer. Pivot works only on a Windows computer (at the moment)
Check out this website for more information about this downloadable program.
This is a great 3D program you can download from the internet onto your computer ( ask your parents first!!!)
This is a program you download from the internet and install on your computer. With Scratch you can learn how to program your own interactive stories, games, and animations
Click here to learn more about Scratch Program.
Animate: Create great animations using this cool site: http://www.abcya.com/animate.htm
11. All About Apps:
12. Computer Shortcuts:
Do you know these keyboard shortcuts?
13. Colour Art Websites: **NEW**
Colour Scheme Designer: http://colorschemedesigner.com/
Year 5 & 6 ICT Tasks:
Hello Year 5 & 6 Students,
This week in ICT lessons you will be
1. Exploring my post called ‘Minecraft Designers’.
2. Reading the post and the 5 questions listed at the end of the post.
3. Comment about ANY OR ALL of the 5 questions about online games.
4. Next you are to work on any of these areas
A: ‘Google Sketch Up’: Explore Google Sketch Up page and leave a comment, then begin to design your own 3D world.
B: ‘Scratch‘ – Explore the ‘Scratch’ Page, leave a comment, then begin to create your own ‘Scratch’ animation or design.
We will work on these activities for the next 3 weeks so enjoy