TO ENHANCE LEARNING By teaching skills for the future
TO ENHANCE LEARNING By giving students access to a variety of online resources
TO ENHANCE LEARNING By motivating students to learn.
TO ENHANCE LEARNING Through an open partnership with parents
TO ENHANCE LEARNING By ensuring students stay safe online.
Internet Safety Aims
stay safe online
be positive internet citizens
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!!
Teaching Internet Safety
Through the teaching of certain applications
Online activities and games
By making displays and presentations for other classes
Making avatars - Usernames
Discussion – Asking the students for their ideas and solutions.
Internet Safety Certification Process
- Complete unit on Internet Safety
- Create a username for themselves
- Create an avatar for themselves
- Pass Internet Safety Assessment
- Parents must sign permission form
- Student, Parents and Teacher must sign contract
Student receives certificate
The breaking of the signed contract will result in a suspension of internet use. Time to be dictated by the indiscretion.
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: ________________________
Year 6 D.B.I.S. Internet Safety Joe Bloggs has successfully completed the year 6 internet safety course. Discovery Bay International School
Blogs What is a blog ? Why are we using them?
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
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 www.avast.com if you’re having problems