Digital Bytes 23 April, 2018

Talk To Books Have you ever wanted to try to find a quote or explore books in an easier way? A new and interesting way to search from Google is called Talk to Books. Simply type in your question and Talk To Books does the rest. The program works best when you ask questions using…

Digital Bytes – 5th February, 2018

Create Instead of Consume Media It is easy to consume media these days but what we really want everyone to do is to create their own media. This article from Common Sense Media shares ways to get kids creating their own digital media. If you are trying to reach the inner storyteller, artist, game designer,…

Digital Bytes – 11th December, 2017

2017 Holiday Gift Guide Ready for some perfect tech gifts that will bring you back to your youth? Check out Common Sense Media’s 2017 Holiday Nostalgic Gift Guide. There is something for every  kid (or adult) on your Christmas list. I know the Vintage 3 speed bluetooth turntable and the Polaroid camera are on my…

Digital Bytes – 20th Nov. 2017

Hour of Code Hour of Code is just around the corner and it is never too early to start exploring their website. New activities this year include designing your own Google logo and participating in the Hero’s Journey in Minecraft. Mindfulness and Movement Go Noodle is a resource for teachers to help them use more…

Digital Bytes – 2 October, 2017

  InternetMatters.org Internet Matters is a good resource for parents who would like some support with talking to their children about issues around internet safety. There is an app which is designed for the parent and child to use together and a downloadable PDF. The key thing is for parents to open up lines of…