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Gullible children believe everything they read online

According to an Ofcom study, children who have grown up with the internet – often lack “online nous” to decide if what they see is true or impartial.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/children/12006667/Children-who-grow-up-with-internet-AKA-digital-natives-believe-everything-they-read-online-says-Ofcom.html

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Explaining Terrorism to Children

This is such a powerful video. François Dufour, the Editor in Chief of Le Petit Quotidien, France’s only national newspaper for children, talks to a group of children about what they want to know and understand, following the atrocious events of last Friday.

http://www.nytimes.com/video/opinion/100000004042437/explaining-terror-to-children.html

 

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November’s ‘Brilliant Quiz’: Answers

Every month we publish a quiz. It’s only fair we tell you the answers at the end of the month! If you haven’t answered November’s Weather Quiz yet, you can find it here.

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November’s ‘Brilliant Quiz’: Weather

Each month we publish a quick quiz aimed at children. Here’s the quiz for November:

Weather Quiz

How much do you know about the weather? Answer as many as you can and ask friends or parents or use the internet to find the answers.

1.Which two months have the highest temperatures, in the UK?

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Poems for Teachers #3: Rubric for Enjoying a Firework Display

Each stanza of this poem follows the pattern of a Haiku: three lines of five syllables, seven syllables and then five syllables. The fact that there are five stanzas makes it balance.

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October’s ‘Brilliant Quiz’: Answers

Every month we publish a quiz. It’s only fair we tell you the answers at the end of the month! If you haven’t answered October’s Animal Quiz yet, you can find it here.

If you want to know the answers, click “Read the rest of this entry”. Continue reading

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Review: 100+ Fun Ideas for Art Activities

A wide range of over 100 good practical ideas are explained clearly in this book.  It is organised into six areas of Art and Craft, from simple drawing techniques to peg-loom weaving.  Each activity indicates the resources required and often suggests links to topic areas. Continue reading

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