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24-November-17

Internet Safety

Recent research by the Royal Society for Public Health (in the UK) ranked Instagram and Snapchat as the worst apps for young people’s mental health.

http://time.com/4793331/instagram-social-media-mental-health/

https://www.rsph.org.uk/about-us/news/instagram-ranked-worst-for-young-people-s-mental-health.html.

Other reviews and studies have found links between social media use and poor mental health, particularly for young girls.

https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-018-5220-4.

A summary of some of the findings of this study can be found on this link

https://theconversation.com/mental-health-risks-to-girls-who-spend-more-than-an-hour-a-day-on-social-media-new-study-93406

The American Academy of Pediatrics has also published an informative journal article

http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/127/4/800.full

The American Academy of Pediatrics has a very useful web tool to help you to devise a family media plan, based on the ages and stages of your children and how you wish technology to be accessed within your home.

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/media/Pages/default.aspx#wizard

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Links for Children

Try out these great websites, but don’t spend all day in front of a screen.

www.scoilnet.ie

Literacy:

http://readingeggspress.com/

www.starfall.com
Songs and activities to help you learn sounds and where they are.

An amazing repository for online books for all age groups and interests containing audio and related activities.

Numeracy:

TIME: Learn to read the clock and other games here.

MONEY: For nice games about money click here.

FRACTIONS: Click here for some fraction games.

MEASURE: Games relating to measures can be found here.

TIMES TABLES: Click here for some games.

Skip counting: Learn how to skip count in 2s, 3s, 4s all the way to 12s here.

Multiplication games for 3rd class

www.schools.mangahigh.com/castleknocketns

Try the starter of the day courtesy of www.transsum.org.

Just click on a date from a little daily challenge.

Art:

Everybody is a brilliant artist here:

www.weavesilk.com

The Art Zone of the National Gallery of Art in Washington is absolutely amazing!

http://www.nga.gov/kids/zone/zone.htm

Irish (3rd class)

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Interactive Games and Activities (Woodlands Junior Kent School)
Words and spelling games covering a variety of areas within literacy, such as CVC words, homophones, phonemes, cluster blends etc.

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