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  1. 1. 21 st Century Learning in Year 6 Year 6 2008
  3. 3. TO ENHANCE LEARNING By teaching skills for the future
  4. 4. TO ENHANCE LEARNING By giving students access to a variety of online resources
  5. 5. TO ENHANCE LEARNING By motivating students to learn.
  6. 6. TO ENHANCE LEARNING Through an open partnership with parents
  7. 7. TO ENHANCE LEARNING By ensuring students stay safe online.
  8. 8. Internet Safety Aims <ul><li>stay safe online </li></ul><ul><li>culture </li></ul><ul><li>be positive internet citizens </li></ul>
  9. 9. Internet Safety Rules ALWAYS - use  first names only - keep personal information private (such as address, phone number, etc) - keep your passwords private (even from friends) - check with an adult before opening emails from unfamiliar sources or communicating with unfamiliar people - use your own password and username (never login as anyone else) - tell your teacher and parents if you receive any messages that are mean or make you feel uncomfortable - remember the 'grandmother' rule.  Only write what you would want your grandmother to read. - make sure your parents and/or teachers know what you're doing online. - use your common sense - act your age!!
  10. 10. Teaching Internet Safety <ul><li>Through the teaching of certain applications </li></ul><ul><li>Online videos </li></ul><ul><li>Online activities and games </li></ul><ul><li>Netsmart </li></ul><ul><li>Disney </li></ul><ul><li>By making displays and presentations for other classes </li></ul><ul><li>Making avatars - Usernames </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion – Asking the students for their ideas and solutions. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Internet Safety Certification Process <ul><li>- Complete unit on Internet Safety </li></ul><ul><li>- Create a username for themselves </li></ul><ul><li>- Create an avatar for themselves   </li></ul><ul><li>- Pass Internet Safety Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>- Parents must sign permission form </li></ul><ul><li>- Student, Parents and Teacher must sign contract </li></ul><ul><li>Student receives certificate </li></ul><ul><li>The breaking of the signed contract will result in a suspension of internet use. Time to be dictated by the indiscretion. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Internet Safety Contract DBIS Internet Safety Contract 2008-09     Student   I, student name , understand the importance of internet safety.  Therefore, I agree to ALWAYS:   LIST OF INTERNET SAFETY RULES COMPILED BY CLASS   I fully understand the consequences of not following the internet safety rules established in Year Six.     Student Signature: _____________________________        Date: ________________________     Teacher   I, ___________________, acknowledge that _________________ has successfully completed all aspects of the 2008-09 Internet Safety Certification Programme.  I will, therefore, give him/her every opportunity to use the Internet to enhance his/her learning.  I will also monitor all work that is published and maintained online, and encourage a culture of internet safety within my classroom for the entire year.    I understand that if _________________ breaks this contract he/she will be suspended from using the internet in class.     Teacher Signature: _____________________________        Date: ________________________     Parent   I, _____________________, acknowledge the importance of internet safety.  I understand that it is important for my child to be working online to enhance his/her learning.  I will do my best to encourage internet safety at home by following the internet safety rules listed above.      Parent Signature: _____________________________        Date: ________________________
  13. 13. Year 6 D.B.I.S. Internet Safety Joe Bloggs has successfully completed the year 6 internet safety course. Discovery Bay International School
  14. 21. Blogs What is a blog ? Why are we using them?
  15. 24. Cloud Computing - Google Apps Gmail Google Docs Lots of Others - Google Reader - Picassa Web Albums - Google Video - Google Page Creator - Google Calendar - Google Maps - Google Earth
  16. 25. What can parents do? Internet Safety at home Check in on our pageflakes sites regularly Comment on student blog posts Sign up for a Google Acct Try if you’re having problems
  17. 26. Thanks for coming