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Searching and sorting information effectively

With these handy hints, anyone can be an expert at searching and sorting information online. Knowing how to effectively search for and sort through information can make browsing the web safer and more productive. Teachers and parents can model to children and young people how to use search terms effectively and how to select trustworthy sources online.

Resource - Student technology lessons and workshops

Student technology workshop lessons

What makes a good password?

Keeping your passwords strong and secure is one way to stay safe online. What makes a good password?

What are the benefits of social media?

Social media, when used in a responsible and age-appropriate way, can help children learn, think critically and build the skills they need for the future.

Internet banking

Online banking allows you to keep better track of your money, make payments online and easily set up automatic funds transfers. There are some simple precautions you can take to keep your account details secure.

Creating a safe gaming environment for children

Tips and strategies for creating a safe gaming environment for children and young people.

Resource - Stop, Breathe, Think

An app that promotes mindfulness and emotional awareness.

Internet hoaxes

A hoax is a deliberate lie designed to seem truthful. Learn about online resources that will help you recognise and debunk hoaxes.

Resource - Cyber Security card game: Know your risks

A card game developed by the Australian Computing Academy for Years 5-12

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