Tag Archive | "Internet safety"

Internet Safety Education for Teens: Getting it Right

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

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Following on from last week’s blog, we want to share with you another useful Factsheet produced by the Crimes Against Children Research Center (CACRC).  This time, it’s a factsheet on Internet Safety Education for Teens: Getting it Right which provides research-based content in a useful “Don’t Say” and ”Do Say” format.  It’s so important that we get our [...]

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What’s your Internet safety story? It could be worth $10,000

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

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Are you looking for some creative ways to get youth actively engaged and talking with adults and each other about Internet safety?  A project which will interest and empower young people rather than disengage and disenfranchise them?  Oh, and one that carries a $10,000 first prize  and six $500 second prizes?  Then take a look at the 2011 What’s [...]

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GRID: A new Internet safety resource from the Family Online Safety Institute

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

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We have reported before on the important work of the Family Online Safety Institute (“FOSI”) – see Cyberbullying Prevention, Cyberbullying Conferences and Events, and Cyberbullying: How can we be a part of the solution? - and now we are delighted to feature their latest very impressive resource which is designed ”for governments, industry, lawyers, academics, educationalists and all [...]

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Next Generation Learning: “My School is Cool”

Friday, August 13, 2010

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Check out this short video clip (3.32 mins) which gives Harry’s (age 11) perspective on Next Generation Learning: “My School is Cool.”  From his perspective, some of the benefits of teaching and learning with technology inlcude: It helps kids with braintraining and fitness exercises; helps students participate in classes better, especially students who are shy; helps teachers see [...]

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Internet Safety: Here’s How “Activity Cards”

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

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Following on from our blog yesterday about parents in Australia indicating their preference for Internet safety resources which are accessible, easy to use and are able to be retrieved quickly and easily when required, check out these downloadable  ”Actitivity Cards” which “give useful information on how to enjoy the opportunities to the full whilst avoiding any [...]

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SimSafety: “Flight Simulator” for Internet Safety

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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This is the second of our feature blogs with regard to encouragement of “full, safe use of digital media in schools’ regular instruction and professional development in their use as a high priority for educators nationwide” (Youth Safety on a Living Internet, p. 7).  As you know, we believe in a “team approach” and in [...]

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Facebook and National PTA join forces to promote Internet Safety

Thursday, June 10, 2010

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As noted by Jessica Guynn in the L.A. Times today, “Facebook is teaming up with the National PTA to spread information to kids, parents and teachers about how to responsibly and safely use the Internet.”  The aim of the partnership is to

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