News Tagged 'internet safety'

Be Internet Awesome – Interland

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InterlandInterland, be Internet Awesome is a new game created by Google to teach children digital safety.

” Interland is an adventure-packed online game that makes learning about digital safety and citizenship interactive and fun—just like the Internet itself. Here, kids will help their fellow Internauts combat badly behaved hackers, phishers, oversharers, and bullies by practicing the skills they need to be good digital citizens.”(Interland)

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Safer Internet Day 2017

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Safer Internet Day 2017Safer Internet Day 2017 is coming up on the 7th February. There is a very big campaign to raise awareness both in school and at home and to teach children to use the internet safely and responsibly.

Children in the UK are being asked to focus on the Power of Images in their digital lives. Safer Internet Day is running a national photography campaign to raise awareness around ...

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Digital Citizenship Week – 16 to 22 Oct 16

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Digital Citizenship WeekDigital Citizenship Week is coming soon, between 16 and 22 October 2016. There are some new activities on offer to celebrate the event and many old ones relisted too!

Common Sense Media has three ideas it is sharing for Digital Citizenship Week, visit their page to find out more. Their activities are listed as:

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eCadets Kids – Keeping Kids Safe Online

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eCadets Kids keeping kids safe onlineThe eCadets resource offers a set of challenges to complete to improve the children’s knowledge of online safety.

“Nominet award winning eSafety scheme. The UK’s 1st structured peer empowerment scheme which trains and supports pupils to be the next generation of school eSafety leaders.”(eCadets Scheme)

NB This is a resource which  has to be purchased.

Ofsted says that eCadets ...

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Pokémon Go for Parents and Teachers

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Pokémon Go for Parents and TeachersPokémon Go for Parents and Teachers is a set of links to help adults understand problems that may arise with the game.

 

The video below demonstrates what Pokémon Go is for anyone who has not seen it already. It is easy to see how there could be problems just from seeing the game play video. The game ...

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