Using Your Cybersmarts Online - Rachel Boyd


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Using Your Cybersmarts Online - Rachel Boyd

  1. 1. Using your Cybersmarts Online Rachel Boyd Waiuku Primary School Learning@School 2010
  2. 2. Abstract Internet and cyber safety... are your students cybersmart? Essential if you're delving into the online world and using web2 tools, this presentation will explore and educate you on responsible digital citizenship for students. A toolbox of resources, ideas and strategies will be shared, enabling you to be better equipped to go beyond the classroom walls and allow your students to play in the 'digital playground' safely. Suitable for a primary school audience, bring your laptop to get involved!
  3. 3. How has the world changed?
  4. 4. When you were a child, how did your parents keep you safe?
  5. 5. How did your parents know to teach you safety skills?
  6. 6. How are you going to keep students safe if you don’t understand the Internet?
  7. 7. The Internet is a great learning resource
  8. 8. It can also be a dangerous place
  9. 9. A pencil is also a great learning resource
  10. 10. It too can also be dangerous!
  11. 11. You wouldn’t ban pencils in schools would you!
  12. 12. There has been an explosion of interactive communications: the internet is the biggest thing since the invention of the printing press, and is having a tremendous impact on our society, our institutions and our kids ...Real Wired Child: What Parents Need to Know About Kids Online.
  13. 13. How do you keep kids safe in the digital playground?
  14. 14. The effective use of ICT in education also requires that school leaders have an awareness of the potential risks of the digital environment and have effective mechanisms in place to address these risks. Enabling the 21st Century Learner An eLearning Action Plan for Schools 2006 - 2010
  15. 15. What do you to do mimimise these risks?
  16. 16. Cybersafety
  17. 17. Schools should explore not only how ICT can supplement traditional ways of teaching, but also how it can open up new and different ways of learning -NZC pg 36
  18. 18. Where to start?
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  21. 21. Do your students think before posting things online?
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  23. 23. Do they know who they are communicating with online?
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  25. 25. Do they know who can view their online life?
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  27. 27. We have to educate and protect our children online just like we do in real life...
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  29. 29. What are the issues? ‣ Monitoring where/what students visit online ‣ Privacy ‣ Inappropriate content ‣ Bullying and predators
  30. 30. Online tools in abundance... ‣ Blogging ‣ Sharing music, videos, photos ‣ Instant Messaging (IM) ‣ Social networking ‣ Online gaming ‣ Teen/Second life ‣ Commenting on others’ sites ‣ Personalising their own pages
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  32. 32. Common sense?
  33. 33. Students need to be educated about being S.M.A.R.T. online
  34. 34. S afety M anners A dvertising R esearch T echnology
  35. 35. When on the Internet we need to T.H.I.N.K.
  36. 36. T ell a trusted adult if something online upsets you
  37. 37. H ide your password. Only ever share it with your parents - not even your friends.
  38. 38. I nteresting websites can be fun. Check with your parents first before playing.
  39. 39. Be N ice to people online. Respect yourselves and others.
  40. 40. K eep your personal information safe. Never give out your real name, address or phone number online.
  41. 41. Ways of working ‣ Awareness of cybersafety policies and procedures ‣ Rules or agreements on how you will work online ‣ An education programme incoporating cybersmarts ‣ Have the discussions about working online ‣ Parent education
  42. 42. Do I know what my school Internet Safety Policy is?
  43. 43. Do I know which students have signed permissions?
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  45. 45. Working online?
  46. 46. Schools... should obtain the written consent of each student's parents or legal guardians before publishing any information about the student (including photographs) or any of the student's copyright material on the Internet. Guidelines for Online Publication Ministry of Education
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  48. 48. I’ve got permission to put these children’s images online
  49. 49. But what about this child not in my class?
  50. 50. Your toolbox of resources
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  52. 52. Thanks! Feel free to email me if you have any questions or queries.
  53. 53. Image References Image: 'Pylon' Image: 'Sage advice' Image: 'The almighty mouse' Image: 'doubt' Image: 'Sharpened' Image: 'I Hurt Myself Today' Image: 'Physical View of the Network' Image: 'this way, quick !' Image: '"Leisure my ar*e"' Image: 'Confluiscono parole e diventano silenzio' 58971759@N00/2125478238 Image: 'Swing Chain' Image: 'Web 2.0' Image: '2008-03-15 at 20-47-42' Image: 'Boy' mage: 'studying...' Image: 'Atlas, it's time for your bath' Image: 'Stay out!' Image: 'DSP 144: In His Hand 2007-10-08' Image: 'Mouse Cursor' Image: 'one world' mage: 'Jeremy Wariner'