Digital Citizenship “Children will be children - pushing boundaries and taking risks… At a public swimming pool we have gates, have lifeguards and shallow ends, but we also teach children how to swim.” - Dr Tanya Byron SOURCE: http://www.digitalcitizenship.nsw.edu.au/
Digital Citizenship Road safety – students know that roads are dangerous places . Road safety messages are now passed on from one generation to the next.
What is Digital Citizenship? “Digital citizenship is about building safe spaces and communities, understanding how to manage personal information, and … using your online presence to grow and shape your world in a safe, creative way...” SOURCE: digizen.org.uk
The Move to Digital If Facebook was a country it would be the 4th largest in the world
The Move to Digital You Tube is the 2nd largest search engine in the world ..... With over 100,000,000 videos
The Move to Digital More than 90% of generation Y have joined a social network
Domains of Digital Citizenship Cross domain theme 2: CYBERBULLYING Cross domain theme 1: CYBERSAFETY Domain 1: DIGITAL CONDUCT Domain 2: DIGITAL FOOTPRINT Domain 3: DIGITAL RELATIONSHIPS Domain 4: DIGITAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING Domain 5: DIGITAL LAW Domain 6: DIGITAL FINANCIAL LITERACY
Privacy Tips for Kids Keep your personal details private Don’t share your username or password with anyone Think before you hit send or post Respect other people’s content Read the terms and conditions of any photo or content sharing sites Don't post anything you don't want others to know—or that you wouldn’t say to them face to face
Cyberbullying Tips for Kids Ignore it. Don’t respond to the bully Block the person. Tell someone. Report it to the school, your internet provider, police Keep the evidence.
Scenario Your child tells you that a defamatory photo of them has been posted on a social networking site. What advice would you give to your child about this situation?
Issue with Mobile Phone Use High Bills Scams InappropriateMaterial Cyberbullying Sexting
Sexting Sexting refers to the sending of provocative or sexual photos, messages or videos, generally using a mobile phone. It can also include posting this type of material online.
It’s Forever Tell your kids that once they have posted a photograph or message, it is there forever.
Parental Strategies for Mobile Phone Use Don’t allow a technological ‘generation gap’ Talk with your child every day Be on the alert for behaviour changes Reassure your child that cyberbullyingis not their fault Don’t take away their phone