Tackling tricky topics – Cyber Bullying

Originally posted on Babi Tech:
Cyber bullying is when someone uses technology like texting, online chat rooms and social networks to bully someone. Children may find it hard to talk about cyber-bullying so it’s important to let them know that they can talk to you about anything. Top tips for broaching the subject; Stay calm.…

Tackling tricky topics – Adult content

Originally posted on Babi Tech:
Let’s face it, no one wants to talk to their children about adult content. In fact if we were playing cringe-worthy-parent-moments top-trumps, porn beats them all. The trouble is, no matter how good our home internet parental controls are, you only need to walk around the magazine aisle of a…

Preparing kids for unsupervised internet use

Originally posted on Babi Tech:
More of the content I produced for O2 Telefonica, you can find the published versions and more on the O2 guru bites site but I thought the Babitech and Pontydysgu audiences would appreciate their own versions… The internet is an amazing place for learning, creating, playing and socializing for the…

How Babis Learn Tech

Originally posted on Babi Tech:
All of the cartoons in one handy blog post. Behaviourist Babi Cognitivist Babi Humanist Babi Social Constructivist Babi

A Plain Speaking Guide to the KS3 Computing Curriculum in England

Originally posted on Babi Tech:
I did some writing for O2 Telefonica at the end of last summer, you can find the published versions and more on the O2 guru bites site but I thought the Babitech and Pontydysgu audiences would appreciate their own versions… A Parents Guide to the KS3 Computing Curriculum Learning about…

The Plan

Originally posted on Babi Tech:
Purely because I thought it would be interesting and I don’t think it has been done already, I’m going to track my baby’s (and any other babies i can get my hands on!) developmental milestones – but rather than the block-stacking, finger-thumb-opposition kind I’m looking at the TV remote, mobile device,…