Resources and ideas for getting more out of the internet at this time
- How to work remotely in a time of coronavirus: From the Centre for Accelerating Social Tecnology (CAST): https://medium.com/wethecatalysts/how-to-work-remotely-in-a-time-of-coronavirus-19603e363ec9
- How to make computers, laptops, tablets or smartphones easier for disabled people to use – from AbilityNet: https://mcmw.abilitynet.org.uk/
- Using the NHS app and NHS websites – guide by Digital Unite: https://www.digitalunite.com/technology-guides/health-and-fitness/using-nhs-app-and-nhs-websites-manage-your-health-online
- Free audio-books The audiobook platform Audible has said that, for as long as schools are closed, anyone can listen to a vast selection of its titles. Visit stories.audible.com from any web browser to get started. No log-ins, credit card or passwords needed.
- Gaming chat / video service called DISCORD that is great for helping our children to communicate with each other, in groups of up to 50. It’s easy to set up, free, runs on many different platforms and is geared towards group conversations https://discordapp.com
- How to articles and practical guidance for charities: simple steps for how to use video conferencing tools like Zoom, Skype and Google Hangouts. From Catalyst: https://medium.com/wethecatalysts/guides/home
- Ideas for designing a new digital service, from the Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO): https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/new-service-delivery-models