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Digital citizenship at home and school

  1. 1. Digital Citizenship athome and school<br />Developed and presented by Grant Ward<br />DER Project Officer<br />Hunter Central Coast Region<br />2011<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br /><ul><li>What is Digital Citizenship
  3. 3. Digital Citizenship education
  4. 4. Online safety
  5. 5. Mobile phone use
  6. 6. School policy
  7. 7. Useful websites</li></li></ul><li>Digital Citizenship<br />“Children will be children - pushing boundaries and taking risks…<br />At a public swimming pool we have gates, have lifeguards and shallow ends, but we also teach children how to swim.” - Dr Tanya Byron<br />SOURCE:<br />
  8. 8. Digital Citizenship<br />Road safety – students know that roads are dangerous places . Road safety messages are now passed on from one generation to the next.<br />
  9. 9. What is Digital Citizenship?<br />“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...”<br />SOURCE:<br />
  10. 10. The Move to Digital<br />If Facebook was a country it would be the 4th largest in the world<br />
  11. 11. The Move to Digital<br />You Tube is the 2nd largest search engine in the world ..... With over 100,000,000 videos <br />
  12. 12. The Move to Digital<br />More than 90% of generation Y have joined a social network<br />
  13. 13. Domains of Digital Citizenship<br />Cross domain theme 2: CYBERBULLYING<br />Cross domain theme 1: CYBERSAFETY<br />Domain 1: DIGITAL CONDUCT<br />Domain 2: DIGITAL FOOTPRINT<br />Domain 3: DIGITAL RELATIONSHIPS<br />Domain 4: DIGITAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING<br />Domain 5: DIGITAL LAW<br />Domain 6: DIGITAL FINANCIAL LITERACY<br />
  14. 14. Online Safety Issues<br />Inappropriate Content<br />Cyberbullying<br />Sexting<br />Social Networking<br />Scams<br />Privacy<br />
  15. 15. Inappropriate Content<br />Could include content that is:<br /><ul><li>sexually explicit
  16. 16. offensive
  17. 17. violent
  18. 18. racist</li></ul>CENSORED<br />
  19. 19. Inappropriate Content<br />Children and young people may be accidentally exposed to inappropriate content through:<br /><ul><li>unexpected results from online searches
  20. 20. clicking on unknown links within websites or emails
  21. 21. incorrectly typing a web address or clicking on a pop-up ad 
  22. 22. clicking on online game content or prize offers.</li></li></ul><li>Keep computers in the open<br />
  23. 23. Talk with your kids<br />
  24. 24. Managing Unwanted Content<br />FREE<br />controlwhat sites children access<br />monitor activity<br />block unwantedsites<br />
  25. 25. Social Networking<br />
  26. 26. Social Networking<br /><ul><li>post information about yourself
  27. 27. chat
  28. 28. display photo’s
  29. 29. tell people what you’ve been up to</li></li></ul><li>Privacy<br />
  30. 30. Privacy Tips for Kids<br />Keep your personal details private<br />Don’t share your username or password with anyone<br />Think before you hit send or post<br />Respect other people’s content <br />Read the terms and conditions of any photo or content sharing sites<br />Don't post anything you don't want others to know—or that you wouldn’t say to them face to face<br />
  31. 31. Cyberbullying<br />
  32. 32. Cyberbullying Tips for Kids<br />Ignore it. Don’t respond to the bully<br />Block the person.<br />Tell someone. <br />Report it to the school, your internet provider, police<br />Keep the evidence. <br />
  33. 33. Scenario<br />Your child tells you that a defamatory photo of them has been posted on a social networking site. <br />What advice would you give to your child about this situation? <br />
  34. 34. Issue with Mobile Phone Use<br />High Bills<br />Scams<br />InappropriateMaterial<br />Cyberbullying<br />Sexting<br />
  35. 35. Sexting<br />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.<br />
  36. 36. It’s Forever<br />Tell your kids that once they have posted a photograph or message, it is there forever. <br />
  37. 37. Parental Strategies for Mobile Phone Use<br />Don’t allow a technological ‘generation gap’<br />Talk with your child every day <br />Be on the alert for behaviour changes<br />Reassure your child that cyberbullyingis not their fault<br />Don’t take away their phone<br />
  38. 38. Key Messages for Parents<br /><ul><li>Talk to your kids
  39. 39. Be approachable
  40. 40. Filter web content
  41. 41. Stay involved
  42. 42. Talk to your school
  43. 43. Teach</li></li></ul><li>DET and School Policy<br />How does the school manage <br />cybersafety and cyberbullying? <br />
  44. 44. Have a plan!<br />Think about how you would deal with a cybersafety issues before it arises<br />Plan what you would do<br />
  45. 45. Further Help<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />