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ICT: Web safety


Web safety advice

CYBER-SAFETY
Digital Citizenship
From the NSW Department of Education and Training. Games, videos, lessons.

CYBER-SAFETY
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."


ONLINE SAFETY
Google - Good to Know
Google's 'Good to Know' site provides tips, suggestions and comments addressing online safety and privacy issues.

CYBER-SAFETY
Internet safety websites
Australian Government list of sites on internet safety and internet use.


Web safety activities

ONLINE SAFETY
OnGuard Online
Online and downloadable quizzes, information and videos on a variety of aspects of cyber-safety. US Government website.

ONLINE SAFETY
Own Your Space
"Keep Yourself and Your Stuff Safe Online" - Digital Book for Teens by Linda McCarthy.
 


Video exposure

CYBER-SAFETY
YouTube Educator Resources
Guide for teachers on the use and misuse of YouTube in relation to their students and their school.

CYBER SAFETY
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.

CYBER-SAFETY
When Student Published Videos Go Viral: Lessons Learned


Programs for adults

ONLINE SAFETY

ThinkUKnow

An "Internet safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers..."

CYBERBULLYING
Cyberbullying Educator Toolkit
Play the cyberbullying video for teachersA 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
Commonsense Media
Commonsense MediaReviews and information about media and technology for parents and teachers. Includes a collection of useful education videos that mainly focus on the student safe use of the internet.





Social networking

ONLINE SAFETY
Easy Guide to Socialising Online
Australian Government website on safer use of social networking sites for young people, but also valuable for parents and teachers. Includes:
- Overview of social networking sites (click on the "Expand All" link)
- Socialising Online safety tips and fact sheets


WEB SAFETY
Six Reasons Why Im Not On Facebook
By Wired UKs Editor.


Teenage behaviour

ONLINE SAFETY
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.

SOCIAL NETWORKING
Teen Chat Decoder
Look up texting and email abbreviations.


Teacher behaviour

WEB SAFETY
What Teachers Should and Should Not Be Posting on Their Classroom Webpages

 

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