This is part 2 of the Online Safety & SEN series. In this blog I will look at why it is so important that our most vulnerable students are supported. What is it that makes students with special educational needs so vulnerable? I am primarily talking about those students with complex needs (ASD, SLD, PMLD,… Continue reading Online Safety & SEN 2: Why is it so important?
Online Safety is essential. This is not up for argument. But what are the risks for children with special educational needs?
This is an extract from the presentation I gave at The Bett Exhibition on the 22nd January 2016. Links to the original Wellbeing Curriculum posts: Part 1 Part 2 It is our job to remove barriers to learning, in online safety it is often the curriculum that forms a barrier to meaningful learning. The fact… Continue reading The Wellbeing Curriculum: Bett 2016
Devaluing Online Identity. This idea formed part of my presentation for the Wellbeing curriculum at the BETT show. I am going to say that the phrase "In Real Life". Often used to distinguish between online activity and activity in our tangible immediate physical surroundings. Should be retired. The audio version below. https://soundcloud.com/joe-white-358637791/why-we-need-to-stop-saying-in-real-life Please bear in… Continue reading Why We Need to Stop Saying “In Real Life’
A Great Start to the first #SpEdSC - Special Education Slow Chat. How can we encourage student Voice, the story of the chat is outlined annoyingly in reverse order below. For a new chat I don't think the stats are too bad. 49 users took part with 153 posts. There was some really positive support… Continue reading The First #SpEdSC: Summary
Here is the powerpoint from the e-Safety training I delivered in April for those who requested it. Thanks to those whose input made it more engaging and informative. see below! SBS e-safety april 2015 Final - Click to download