Welcome to the Education Section of Hector’s World.
Hector’s World is a comprehensive school resource designed to foster digital citizenship and safe online behavior for 2 -9 year olds. Through the adventures of Hector the dolphin and his friends, Hector’s World 7 animated episodes promote the skills and values young people need to grow into confident, knowledgeable and caring members of the online community.
The Hector’s World episodes have a variety of support materials, lesson plans and classroom activities. Use the links to the left to learn more about Hector’s World.
The Silicon Deep Tech Cave has new animations that will help young people develop digital literacy knowledge and skills. Visit the Tech Cave to learn:
- How does the internet work?
- How does a search engine work?
Computer security resources
The Hectors World computer security resources offer a foundation of basic computer security skills by introducing young children to topics like viruses and strong passwords. The new computer security resources include:
- an animated interactive episode
- a music video
- an MP3 file of the song & songsheets
- lesson plans for teachers to use with 3 different primary school age groups.
We welcome your feedback and would love to hear how you are using Hector’s World in your classroom– please send to firstname.lastname@example.org .