Category Archives: Online safety

Posts about and conversations around staying safe online, netiquette, and online skills.

Millenials under the microscope: Resources, ideas and a quiz from Cyberwise

The wonderful team at Cyberwise recently shared the following resources, focussed on the Millennial Generation, in NewsWise. Whether you are convinced or not that folk are ‘wired differently’ because of the ability to be ‘connected’, creative, and communicating 24/7, these resources are well … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Stop Letting Fear Interfere With Youth Online Freedom

Another gem from Cynthia Lieberman and Diana (the CyberWise team), It’s Time to Stop Letting Fear Interfere With Youth Online Freedom (by Larry Magid), is a well-expressed plea to not lock everything down and to enable young people to express … Continue reading

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Taking action against online bullying – what can you do?

Bullying on IRFE in March 5, 2007, the first class day. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) As you’re sure to be aware from the media Cyberbullying (and bullying in face-to-face environments) is experienced with all age groups, and in a wide range … Continue reading

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Engaging students through e-Learning and better school to work pathways

Clarence Yates shared this post with another community we are both members of. He writes: This report came out last year and I simply forgot to post it then but the truth of the matter is that I did not … Continue reading

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An evolving relationship – data and privacy

In the last week or so a conversation has been underway in a listerv of which I am a member, related to the gnarly question of where the data about students is stored. Should it be locally in schools or … Continue reading

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Safer Internet Day and an insight into the eSafety portal

Safer Internet Day 2012 presents the perfect opportunity for education establishments and parents to work together on addressing the potential opportunities for young people to use the internet, while remaining safe. The description from the site reads “Safer Internet Day (SID) … Continue reading

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Dialogic inquiry online

Image by Candace Nast via Flickr It was really interesting that Jennie Swann started by indicating the synergies and overlaps between the previous 2 sessions and hers, although she is developing communities of inquiry rather than a CoP as CoPs … Continue reading

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Grappling with staying safe online? Try the Grapple Challenge game.

Derek Wenmoth shared the following online safety, interactive game, writing: It’s a cyber-safety resource developed by an Australian company that I linked with in Tasmania earlier this year. They have produced a number of interactive resources like this, many focusing … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship and Online Safety (a session facilitated by Nancy Groh)

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrToday was the first session of the Paepae Hot Seat session, Digital Citizenship and Online Safety, kindly facilitated by Nancy Groh from Netsafe. Netsafe are the developers of the Learn, Guide, Protect site, where educators and … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship and Online Safety (a session facilitated by Nancy Groh)

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrToday was the first session of the Paepae Hot Seat session, Digital Citizenship and Online Safety, kindly facilitated by Nancy Groh from Netsafe. Netsafe are the developers of the Learn, Guide, Protect site, where educators and … Continue reading

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