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Digital Citizenship / e-Safety

There are so many excellent resources and lots of good information online that can help parents with all aspects of e-safety and responsible use of technology. Please take time to acquaint yourself with these reccommended web sites.

Prof. Mark Gandolfi’s presentation from the “Growing up online” Parents Information Evening Thursday 20th September 2012 – here

Protecting Children On-line (from the school’s laptop website) – here

Robyn Treyvaud

Robyn has been a guest speaker to both students and parents over the past 2-3 years. She is a recognized authority on e-safety and digital citizenship. See her recent TEDx talk – here

Presentation notes – here

Presentation outline – here

Robyn’s delicious account (excellent online resources) – here

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

We exist because our nation’s children spend more time with media and digital activities than they do with their families or in school, which profoundly impacts their social, emotional, and physical development . As a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization, we provide trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they

Connected Culture Parent  Tip Sheet – is a very useful resource from Common Sense Media here

Facebook Parent Tip Sheet – here

Disihinibition Online Parent Tip Sheet – here

Social Networking Parent Tip Sheet – here

Self Expression and Identity Parent Tip Sheet – here

Common sense media agreement  6-8 – here

Common sense media agreement K-5 – here

Common sense media agreement (High School) – here

Trend micro – Internet safety at home

You probably have concerns about your family’s online safety–whether it’s identity theft, privacy on social networks, computer security, or online content that may be inappropriate for your children.
We have important information on how you can stay safe, and how you can model responsible online behaviour – here
Child Net International
Welcome to Childnet International, a non-profit organisation working with others to “help make the Internet a great and safe place for children”.
This website gives news and background to Childnet’s work and serves as a portal to Childnet’s award-winning project – here

i-Keepsafe Resource Libraryhere

CEOP – Child Exploitation and Online Protection Youtube Channel – here

CEOP The Parent and Carer’s Guide to the Internet – video – here