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ELU 44: News Update

Touch-screen gadgets help children read; Government funding helps education sector start-ups; Evidence of cyberbullying of children with SEN revealed; Teenagers are more socially active than previous generations; Oaks Park High School uses videoconferencing to promote reading for pleasure.

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07/04/2014
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ELU 44: Product Update

HTC One M8; Samsung Galaxy Note Pro; Lenovo ThinkPad 8; Prestigio Visconte tablet

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07/04/2014
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Educational blogs and their effects on pupils’ writing

This is a summary of a recent research report exploring the effect that writing for online blogs has on primary school pupils. The key aim of this study was to explore the differences in pupils’ writing on blogs compared to their other writing.

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07/04/2014
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Cracking the cyberbullying code

With schools regularly citing ‘bullying’ as an area in which they would welcome support, school communication technologist, Lawrence Royston, has devised a simple ‘checklist’ for tackling bullying by drawing on his longstanding relationship with school leaders…

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07/04/2014
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How blogging can support digital literacy in primary schools

Sarah Horrocks gives her advice and guidance to primary teachers on how to effectively use blogs in the classroom to teach digital literacy.

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07/04/2014
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Online safety

This is a summary of a recent report recommending stronger action be taken to protect children from online bullying and pornography. The report calls for an increase in prosecutions of legal adult pornography sites that do not take adequate steps to prevent children accessing them.

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07/04/2014
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Supporting the curriculum with film – a practical guide for teachers

In a world where the moving image is becoming increasingly important, film is the richest of educational resources, with the capacity to broaden young people’s horizons and enrich their learning experiences. Here, Jane Fletcher looks at the practical use of film as an educational tool in the curriculum, allowing art, science and technology to meet.

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07/04/2014
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How schools can do more to prevent online risks

Over the last twenty years, we have seen an exponential growth in the capabilities of technology. This has opened up many opportunities for pupils, as learning materials can be transferred to and accessed from mobile devices within a matter of seconds. However, this begs the question - are schools prepared enough to teach online safety, security and digital citizenship?

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07/04/2014
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