ICT in personal and professional lives.

Connected: Year 3-4
Describe ways in which particular groups of people use ICT in their personal or professional lives (e.g. friends, sports clubs, emergency services).

Activity Ideas
  • Brainstorm a list of all of the functions of a mobile phone and how these could be used by various groups
  • On a visit to a shopping centre, airport or other public place, survey the range of ICT devices and their uses



Suggested Lesson Plan

New Zealand Fire Service
To call the fire service ring 111. The website has some exciting videos and other online resources. 
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Hector's World Lesson Plan
Episode 3, 'It's a Serious Game' and the accompanying lesson for this age group, aim to teach children that very rarely are we offered something online without something expected in return. The lesson facilitates discussion about how personal information can be collected in shopping malls, games and competitions, and then possibly passed on to others.
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