Who are Windmill’s Digital Leaders?
Digital Leaders are a group of children from Years 3- 6 that are elected annually by their classes. They assist their peers and staff with aspects of technology in the classroom, during assembles and in lunchbox clubs. They lead assemblies on E-Safety, take part in Safer Internet Day activities every February and attend regular meetings led by Miss Kerslake, our staff Digital Leader.
What skills do children develop by being a Digital Leader?
Digital leaders develop their:
- computing skills through attending regular meetings/training sessions on different aspects of technology;
- teamwork skills/working with others;
- problem solving skills;
- leadership skills;
- communication skills;
What do Digital Leaders do?
- attend regular Digital Leaders meetings/training sessions;
- take part in Safer Internet Day – February – leading assemblies for KS1 and KS2.
- lead assemblies on E-Safety;
- assist with technology in assemblies/lunchbox club on a rota basis;
- assist with technology within class – such as handing out the I pads/switch on computers in the ICT suite;
- communicate/listen to ideas from classes on aspects of technology from meetings attended;
- report any issues with equipment/technology to their teacher.
What do you gain by being a Digital Leader?
By being a Digital Leader children:
- increase their confidence in their abilities to assist with technology – both to staff and their peers.
- increase their knowledge and awareness around aspects of E-Safety;
- enhance their knowledge and skills using different programmes in the curriculum.
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