Parent ICT Guidance

Filtering your home internet connection

There are many options to help filter your internet at home and make it safer for yourself and your children. In this guide we are going to focus on a generic solution called...

Using iOS 7 / 8’s website blocking features

With the release of iOS 7, Apple have included some new restrictions that parents can apply to an iPad to help keep their children safe. One of these is a built-in web filtering...

iCloud Backup

  Showing you how to check that iCloud backup is enabled on your iPad....

Setting Parental Controls on iPad

This video tutorial demonstrates how easy it is to set parent restrictions on the Apple iPad. In addition the tutorial shows how to remove FaceTime and restrict access to iMessage...

iPad Internet Filtering with OpenDNS

Internet content filtering is of paramount importance for any family with a broadband internet connection. One Wallace parent offers a case study of how they manage internet...

A Parents’ Guide to Facebook

There is no doubt Facebook is one of the biggest social networks in the world being a great way to keep up with old school friends, share photos or generally socialise online....

Ten Uses for Video in Education (Flip & iPad)

There is nothing more motivating (and exciting) as digital creativity in the classroom. I personally think you would be hard pushed to find a teacher who doesn’t love offering...

Securing Video in E-Learning

A number of teachers have asked how we manage the growing amount of video based teaching resources that are being produced. From screencasts to Moving Image Arts coursework, from...

My first 10 iPad Apps

Like many other iPhone users the jump to iPad was viewed as an extension to my mobile computing experience. Planning the downloads in advance was easy as many of the apps have...