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cyber sprinters game

CyberSprinters – Cyber Security Game, Launched by the NCSC

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is the UK agency responsible for identifying cyber risks and attacks, combatting cyber crime and providing guidance and information to the public. They recently launched a brand new game to teach children aged 7 to 11 how to stay secure online.

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Step Up, Speak Up! – Childnet

Step Up, Speak Up! – Childnet

“Online sexual harassment is unwanted sexual conduct on any digital platform and it is recognised as a form of sexual violence.”

Step Up, Speak Up! is a practical campaign toolkit to address the issue of online sexual harassment amongst young people aged 13 – 17 years and includes a range of resources for young people and the professionals who work with them, including teachers, pastoral teams, senior school leadership and police forces.

What is Microsoft OneDrive?

What is Microsoft OneDrive?

OneDrive can be used to store and share your files and folders.

  • It can host up to 1TB of materials for learning, teaching and professional development.
    You can work independently on a document with autosave ensure the latest version of your work is available anywhere, anytime.
    You can share and collaborate with others in real time.
    There are apps available for your Windows, iOS and Android devices if you do not wish to run the web based version.

Creating new documents and items within your OneDrive

Uploading your existing material to OneDrive

Sharing, Collaborating and Managing Access to Files

Content Navigation Bar

Moving and Organising Files

Menus and Settings

Downloading Files

Details Pane

Views and Sorting

Explore Microsoft OneDrive

Click on the hotspots to find out more about each of the areas within the application

Other O365 apps

Upcoming O365 workshops

What is Microsoft Word?

Microsoft Word is a tool for creating text documents and can be used to:

Create a page of text but can also contain tables and images
Support accessibility, with translation, voice typing and text reading
Share documents with Glow users and externally with parents and the community

Other O365 apps

Upcoming O365 workshops

01 July, 19:00 – 20:00, Early Learning and Childcare Practitioner Summer Term Digital Meet Up Sessions

The ELC practitioner meet up theme for this week is: Confidence, creativity and curiosity in early level Computing Science –programmable devices, apps and online resources.

This session aims to bring together practitioners working with early level learners from all across the Early Learning and Childcare sector in Scotland.

The session will be an informal, discussion based meet up session, exploring and sharing how ELC practitioners are exploring, introducing and embedding early level computing science experiences and opportunities across the curriculum. 

During the meet up, you will  be able to use the chat option or turn on your microphone/camera to ask questions, talk about resources and share examples of practice and feedback if you so wish, including sharing your screen to show photos and videos if you have the permission to do so. 

This series of meet up sessions are designed around a flipped learning model. Prior to attending the meet up, you are invited to watch a video of the webinar recording. This will ensure you have more flexibility to become familiar with the meet up theme and perhaps try out some of the suggested activities prior to the meet up. 

This session will take place within a Microsoft Teams meeting.

You will NOT require a Glow login for this webinar.

The pre meet up session recording can be accessed below.

Please sign up here via Eventbrite.

If you would like to raise any discussion points or put forward any questions prior to attending the session, you can do so anonymously via this Form.

More about the ELC practitioner meet up summer sessions:

Would you like to enhance your skills, knowledge and confidence in early level digital skills and digital literacy and computing science?

f the answer is ‘yes’ then our summer term ELC practitioner digital meet ups can help you.

The Digital Skills Team at Education Scotland are offering weekly meet up session to discuss various digital topics within the context of ELC.

Each week, a video in relating to the weekly topic will be added to this page, so that you can familiarise yourself with the discussion topic content and information before attending the meet up session. The videos can also be accessed earlier, via the Eventbrite sign up form.

It is a good idea to watch prior the videos before joining the meet up to ensure you have had time to become familiar with the information and perhaps try out some of the suggested activities prior to the meet up.

During the meet up, we will recap the key points from the video, have the opportunity to share thoughts, ask questions and discuss how learning can be taken forward in your own contexts.

The meet ups are for all practitioners working in the early learning and childcare sector in Scotland, based in an ELC setting, school, private/voluntary/independent settings and childminders.

The meet up sessions will be held in a Microsoft Teams meeting, via a join link that will be emailed to you once you have signed up through Eventbrite. You do not require a Glow log in to join.

Please click on the images below to access more information, including the descriptors or via the hyperlinks in the list of sessions.