Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Digital Citizenship

The questions for this week's Kidsedchatnz are all based around Digital Safety or staying safe online. It is sometimes called being a good digital citizen or cybersafety.

Before taking part in this week's chat please try to look at the following resources.

 Digital Safety Video


Q1. What do you think it means to be a good digital citizen?

Q2. How can you be safe on the internet? What should you do if you see something uncomfortable online?

Q3. Why is meeting someone online different to meeting someone in real life?

Q4. What is Cyber bullying? Why is it wrong?

Q5. What is a digital footprint and why are they important?

Q6. What are some important things to consider when taking part in Kidsedchatnz?

Q7. How can you keep your computer safe? What is a computer virus?

Q8. Who teaches you about staying safe online? What are the best ways for learning about online safety?

Q9. Should school’s be using social media in the classroom and why?

Q10. Write a sentence, poem or short story using the following 3 words: Danger, Alert, Sensible

I look forward to seeing you on Wednesday at 2pm! Stephen

Tweet of the Week

Wow, what a fantastic first Kidsedchatnz for the year! We had a massive turn out with over 1,000 tweets recorded between 18 classes! It was also great to see lots of new classes taking part! 

The quality of the tweets were fantastic for a first up effort! So who won Tweet of the Week? Scroll down to find out!

Some Classes that took part!

So who won Tweet of the Week? Watch the video to find out......

Thursday, 19 February 2015

First Kidsedchatnz of the Year - Back At School

Welcome back to kidsedchatnz! We hope you had a wonderful summer holiday and have had a fantastic few weeks back at school!

Our first kidschat is about being back at school. Please watch the video below before taking part.

Here are the questions:

Q1. What was the highlight of your summer holiday and why?

Q2. What do you like about your new classroom? What don't you like?

Q3. Describe your current learning environment. What would your ultimate learning environment look like?

Q4. What are you looking forward to most this year and why?

Q5. What do you need to improve this year? What are your goals? How are you going to achieve them?

Q6. What would you like to learn about this year?

Q7. What are the things that drive your learning? What are the things that block your learning?

Q8. Describe your 'Dream Teacher'!

Q9. Kid President said, "Wouldn't it be cool, if we all could be cool". What are you going to do this year to be cool?

Q10. Write a short story, poem or sentence using these 3 words: Bright - Sweat - Goals

See you on Wednesday at 2pm, I can't wait!