You may have heard the rumors, you may have seen the preview on Open Evening… The rumors are true - Ysgol John Bright will be investing into new platforms of ideas - YJB TV. Why are the Digital Leaders talking about this?, you might ask. Well, we’ve been assigned the duty of designing the YJB TV Logo, and we’ve went on to designing a small animation to go along with it! We...
Recently at Ysgol John Bright, the Library invested into their own website which allows all of the YJB students to use the Library’s functions - anywhere in school! That’s right, you can check to see previous books you’ve loaned out, whether you have an outstanding book to hand in, write a review about a book you enjoyed or thought could use a bit of development, view a large...
Open Evening - See you there!
Well hello there! We’ve been assigned to ensure on Open Evening the Parents are kept well informed of the ICT Facilities of Ysgol John Bright. Don’t worry Parents - We’ve got a whole line of different things lined up for you! We’ll be working on: Software in Ysgol John Bright Google Apps, Docs & Calender E-Safety Hopefully we can commerce and...
Boarding Pass, Please - Digital Leaders in Cardiff
[Just a brief account of what the DL know about the Cardiff presentation, we’ll leave the major details for the trio.] At 6 o clock this morning, Llandudno Train station had four passengers from Ysgol John Bright. (And no, it wasn’t escapee’s - John Bright has better security than that!) The three digital leaders, armed with their netbooks, and Mrs. Sian Longley, armed with...
Yesterday on the 3rd of October the Digital Leaders all had a conference with a man called Mr Atkinson. He taught us new technologies which could be beneficiary in school for the students and the staff. Some of the many technological advancements he showed us was Dvolver Movie maker; an animation you could create within a minute with a 2 person dialogue. He showed us many more, such as the iMovie...
On Monday the 26th, the Teachers got taught a lesson - literally! The Year 8 Digital Leaders [Grace, Stephen, Lauren, Kieran & James] led a 20 minute lesson teaching the English Department to correctly use Google Docs and a side order of the Calender. The lesson began when Mr Atkins and Mr Smith introduced the Digital Leaders. Then the other tutors, being Miss Simpson and Mr Minter, also gave...
Digital Leaders - Posters
We will be releasing Posters to YJB within the next few weeks. You might also see us in your Assemblies advertising the Digital Leaders and where you can find us. Right now, we’re only going to be seeing Year 7. On a side note, We’ve also got our own Logo! This means if there is any poster or anything released with the Digital Leader logo - You know we’ll be involved...
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Year 7 - Done and Dusted
After a week of rushing to the ICT Department during Form time, the Year 7 students have been taught how to access Google Apps and have correctly changed their password. We might have a few extra classes, but the Year 7’s are out of the way [phew!]. - Scott [Digital Leader]
FAQ - Get some Questions Answered!
Question: How do I log into my Google Apps account?
Answer: If you have not already accessed your Google Apps account, then the password will simply be "password". You must change your password once logged in to a STRONG password.
Question: What is Google Apps?
Answer: Google Apps is a series of Applications made by Google. These include Mail, Calender, Documents, Groups and a few other Apps. You can use it for many things at YJB
Digital Leaders: Did these two Questions help? Do you have other questions? Come and see us during the week at CF6 from 1:00 to 1:25pm.
Stuck with ICT?
ICT can be quite a confuzzling thing, we Digital Leaders know that. If you need any assistance in getting Google Apps to work, how to use your account on the School Network or any other related topic in ICT, We’re here for you! Simply pop into CF6 at 1:00 - 1:25 and a few of the Digital Leaders will be happy to assist you. Here’s a little chart to tell you what days we are avaliable...
Digital Leaders - Tour to the South
3 Digital Leaders will be dispatched along with Mrs. S Longley to Cardiff to raise awareness of the Digital Leader programme and what we do. They’ve been working very hard on the PowerPoint Presentation that will be shown to various Teachers and others from surrounding areas. We hope them a big sucess in Cardiff and hope they have a wonderful time!
Digital Leaders - Teaching the Teachers!
That’s right! Our Year 8 Digital Leaders will be leading a Meeting with the English Department of YJB and teaching them about the Digital Leaders, How to use Google Apps and how it can have influence to the students and their learning. It’s a good way to encourage the Digital Leader’s confidence and it also benefits the English Department so they know how to operate Google Apps....
Digital Leaders help Year 7 students
From the 19th of September up to the 23rd, The Digital Leaders have been assisting the new students to Ysgol John Bright how to use the ICT and Google Apps. A big thanks to all of the Digital Leaders who helped out in this activity! If you require any help with the Google Apps or any ICT related posts, just ask!
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