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'Developing Digital Literacy, Digital Citizenship and Wellbeing in Primary Schools'

Fee: £75 Date: 27th of April 2018 9.00am to 3.15pm
Alan Turing Building, University of Manchester, M13 9PL

You are invited to a 1 day interactive WISE KIDS training workshop on 'Developing Digital Literacy, Digital Citizenship and Wellbeing in Primary Schools'. It will be delivered by Dr Sangeet Bhullar from WISE KIDS.

The workshop aims to provide primary school educators with insights into new technologies and pedagogies and the potential of these for developing your pupils’ knowledge, skills and understanding of the digital world and their role in it. It will use a pupil-centred approach to exploring online safety and explore the most effective ways to help children navigate digital environments and become effective, creative and responsible digital citizens.

Primary educators will gain practical insights into how best to promote a whole-school culture of ‘digital citizenship’, kindness and wellbeing which embraces positive values and behaviour. This will include practical ideas for effective parental engagement on these themes.

The workshop will feature ‘live-blogging’ so teachers can gain practical insights into how such tools can be used for reflective practice. All attendees will also gain access to a specially created Google site with links to further resources.

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  • Gain an understanding of key digital literacies that pupils and educators need for 21st Century teaching and learning, and strategies to develop this

  • Develop creative and engaging ideas and concepts to promote positive Internet use, kindness and digital literacy for pupils in an age-appropriate manner

  • Develop practical strategies to promote parental engagement in developing their children’s digital literacy and wellbeing.

  • Gain insights into using Twitter (and the cloud-based tool Tweetdeck) as a professional resource for professional development and professional role-modelling

  • Gain insights into the use of live-blogging/reflection tools in your classroom

  • Initiate a draft plan capturing ideas for developing pupil digital citizenship and wellbeing

Who should attend?

Teachers (including senior leadership team) and other staff interested in developing pupil's digital literacy and wellbeing

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