Web safety advice
From the NSW Department of Education and Training. Games, videos,
Internet and Cyber-Safety
"Tools you'll need to help you to stay safe online - no matter what your
age, online interests or skill level."
Google - Good to Know
Google's 'Good to Know' site provides tips, suggestions and comments
addressing online safety and privacy issues.
Internet safety websites
Australian Government list of sites on internet safety and internet use.
Web safety activities
Online and downloadable
on a variety of aspects of cyber-safety. US Government website.
Own Your Space
"Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online" - Digital Book for Teens by
YouTube Educator Resources
Guide for teachers on the use and misuse of YouTube in relation to their
students and their school.
Flagging on YouTube
Short YouTube video explaining how to get inappropriate YouTube videos
blocked. Useful if inappropriate content involves your students or
school. You need to be signed up with YouTube first. Every school ought
to have at least one staff member already signed up to facilitate quick
action if necessary.
Student Published Videos Go Viral: Lessons Learned
Programs for adults
An "Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents,
carers and teachers..."
Cyberbullying Educator Toolkit
short video hammers home to teachers their responsibility in
helping students protect themselves from cyberbullying. The toolkit
overview page provides
- lessons for elementary, middle school and high school students
- a link to a suggested
flowchart for cyberbullying responses, and
- more resources for administrators, kids and teens, and parents.
MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY
and information about media and technology for parents and teachers.
Includes a collection of useful
videos that mainly focus on the student safe use of the internet.
Easy Guide to
Australian Government website on safer use of social networking sites
for young people, but also valuable for parents and teachers. Includes:
of social networking sites (click on the "Expand All" link)
Socialising Online safety tips and fact sheets
Six Reasons Why I’m Not On Facebook
By Wired UK’s Editor.
Sexting lessons: ages 14-15
Sexting lessons: ages 16-17
Lesson material from ACMA (the Australian Communications and Media
Authority) on the dangers of students sending each other sex-related
images of themselves by mobile phone or email.
Look up texting and email abbreviations.
What Teachers Should and Should Not Be Posting on Their Classroom