Life Education Visit

Yesterday the students in 4KJ enjoyed a visit to the Life Ed Van.

The focus for the ninety minute session was “Be Cyberwise”. Our instructor, Gaye, and her helper, Harold the giraffe, led us through some discussions and activities to practise being safe online.

We focussed on:

  • Being responsible and respectful online
  • Making strong passwords
  • Knowing how to to keep your personal information safe
  • Developing strategies for dealing with cybersafety issues.

We had some interesting conversations and participated in some interactive tasks to learn about being cyberwise. Here are some photos from our Life Ed session.

In 4KJ we regularly talk about being safe and responsible online. We always practise good “netiquette” in class, so it was great to focus on this important issue in the Life Ed van!

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Do you have a tip for being safe and responsible online?

What does “Cyberwise” mean to you?

Safer Internet Day

Yesterday was Safer Internet Day.

 

Established in Europe, “Ins@fe” promotes this special day to encourage safer and more responsible use of online technology, particularly amongst children and young people worldwide. Safer Internet Day has been running since 2004 and it is always held on the second day of the second week of the second month of the year.

Each year Safer Internet Day has a special theme. This year the theme is “Connecting generations and educating each other”. The slogan for the day is “Discover the Digital World Together…safely!”

Visit the Safer Internet Day website for more information about “Ins@fe” and this worldwide event.

 

Mrs Morris and Miss Jordan always ensure students are being safe online at school. Having a class blog is a terrific way to learn about appropriate online behaviour and “netiquette”. We have blog guidelines which we all follow to make sure we are being safe while blogging.

We also watched this fun Garfield cartoon about being safe online. Just click on the image below to watch it yourself.

 

 

To celebrate Safer Internet Day, we made posters about being safe online. Some of the important internet safety messages we came up with are:

 – Be safe online and you’ll be fine

– Think before you go on a link!

– Keep your personal info safe

– Be friendly online

– Don’t give away your YAPPY!

– Keep your passwords secret


What does YAPPY mean?

What are your tips for being safe online?