Remember that children need to socialize;
regular physical activity is essential for healthy growth and development - more
at Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/child-enfant/index-eng.php
see also http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cris-rowan/10-reasons-why-handheld-devices-should-be-banned_b_4899218.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063
KidspirationGreat to organise thoughts and information or plan
writing.More info at http://www.inspiration.com/Kidspiration
- a free trial version can be downloaded.
create entertaining presentations of digital pictures.Info at http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=11132 - free to download.
PivotA stick figure animator : create a dance, a chase, a story,
a movie!Info and free download at http://www.snapfiles.com/get/stickfigure.html.
NotePadBecome a composer. Free trial version at
SMART NotebookFree software that we use for our interactive white board -
could be used on computers too.See http://smarttech.com/us/Support/Browse+Support/Download+Software
Essentials Antivirus used by our division. Free at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/windows/home.
StellariumStellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows
a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or
a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your
coordinates and go.See http://www.stellarium.org/
Google EarthGoogle Earth is a free software. Explore the World! http://www.google.com/earth/