Help Kids be Internet Awesome with these Google Resources
May16

Help Kids be Internet Awesome with these Google Resources

To make the most of the Internet, our students need to be prepared to navigate the online world. Be Internet Awesome is a set of resources from Google that teaches them the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore online with confidence. Developed in collaboration with online safety experts such as the Family Online Safety Institute, the Internet Keep Safe Coalition and ConnectSafely, Be Internet Awesome...

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Great Fake Websites to Help Teach Students About Digital Literacy
Mar20

Great Fake Websites to Help Teach Students About Digital Literacy

A lot of us take anything they read on the internet at face value. A simple Google search brings us the correct answer to any question we have. Or does it? An internet search might be a good place to start to find out about something, but we shouldn’t just trust the first website result we find. This is especially true when using the internet for research with students. How can you teach them digital literacy and critical...

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Play Like Share – New KS2 Esafety resource from CEOP
Nov21

Play Like Share – New KS2 Esafety resource from CEOP

Play Like Share is a new three-episode animated series from CEOP which aims to help eight-to-ten year olds learn how to stay safe from sexual abuse, exploitation and other risks they might encounter online. The films follow the adventures of Sam, Ellie and Alfie as they form a band and enter their school’s Battle of the Bands contest, taking on the mean but ‘cool’ Popcorn Wizards as they go. The three friends learn...

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Thinkuknow : Parents and Carers E-Safety Campaign
Jul04

Thinkuknow : Parents and Carers E-Safety Campaign

Today the e-safety organisation Thinkuknow are launching a brand-new public awareness campaign. Through social media, articles, blogs, films and more, they aim to get parents and carers thinking and talking about the importance of discussing sex, relationships and the internet with their children. Today is the first day of this three month campaign, and sees the launch of their first resource entitled “The world changes. Children...

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Trust Me – Supporting Critical Thinking Online
Jun02

Trust Me – Supporting Critical Thinking Online

We all need to be criticial of the things we read on the internet. There is a big problem in knowing what you can trust, with  so much material that is either unintentionally wrong or deliberately designed to minsinform. This can be a minefield for children (and adults). To help teachers address this, Childnet has created a resource designed to support teachers in exploring critical thinking online. The ‘Trust Me‘ resource...

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