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How do YOU Stay Safe Online?

The Internet can be a wonderful resource and provides many learning opportunities. We use it to research information, communicate with others, play interactive games, create sensational presentations, share ideas and much more. We are able to literally access the world.
As we do this, we leave a trail called a digital footprint, which is shaped by every place we visit on the web.
In order to learn and benefit from these opportunities it is important to learn web netiquette (good web manners), make good decisions and practise online safety.

Learn How to be Cybersafe.

Check some of these websites out out! Try a Quiz. Play a game. Learn some rules.
Online Safety Quiz
Online safety quiz
Online safety quiz


Internet Safety Hangman
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Cybersmart

A great site for students of all ages, teachers, and parents. We use this program at school – ’ Hector’s World’ for Middle School and ‘Cyberquoll’ for Seniors.
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Cybersafety


Kids - Try the Quiz – How Cybersmart am I?
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Watch the Cyberbullying video with Garfield

Internet Safety with Professor Garfield. Watch, try, and apply.
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Think U Know Cyber Cafe
This is a virtual environment where students can practice their online safety. In the cafe, students will help virtual kids make good choices when using email, texting, instant messaging, web browsing, creating an online personal space, and chatting in a chat room.
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Net Smartz Kids
Learn with Clicky – videos.
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Webonauts Internet Academy
Webonauts Internet Academy gives kids 8- to 10-year-old an opportunity to have some fun while exploring what it means to be a citizen in an information-rich world. Get your web licence – questions/answers about internet.
Webonauts Internet Academy
Webonauts Internet Academy


Kidsmart

What’s your favourite thing to do online? Learn more about the internet and being a smart surfer here.
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Kidsmart


I Keep Safe
Simple games, a video and other activities.
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I Keep Safe


Welcome to the Web

Learn about the internet by taking part in challenges and activities.

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For Parents

Google Family Safety Centre
The Google Family Safety Centre is a place where parents and educators can find advice, and tips on how to keep kids safe online at home and at school.
Google Family Safety Centre
Google Family Safety Centre


How Cybersmart are you?
Good advice to keep your children safe online.






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There are various types of Bullying.

  1. Face to Face - This involves physical actions such as hitting, kicking etc or verbal actions such as name calling and insulting.
  2. Indirect Bullying - isn't easily seen and can include things like gossiping,whispering, hand gestures, threatening looks, spreading rumours, excluding people, Blackmailing, spreading rumours, criticising clothes, looks, personality etc.
  3. Cyber Bullying - can be conducted in many ways using various types of media. - for example, sending abusive texts or emails, spreading online rumours, posting unflattering pictures, excluding from chat rooms and other communication, posting unkind comments on Facebook, repeatedly attacking the same player in online games.

Watch the video below.






How do you feel after watching the video?
Consider what type of bullying the boy suffered. How did it affect him? What actions did he take to deal with the bullying in his life? What actions has he taken to help others who are also affected by bullying? What role do you think the older boy might have played in assisting the younger boy with his bullying issue?


Write a RESPONSE to what you saw on the video.
Here are some ideas . . . .
1. Just write down your own feelings and thoughts about the video you watched.
2. Write a comment on the blog.
http://strobertsict.global2.vic.edu.au/2014/05/26/the-story-behind-the-song/

3. Pretend you are writing an email to the boys.
4. Write your own rap song about any type of bullying.

5 .Write a poem about your feelings about bullying.