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 - Review into the non-educational use of mobile devices in NSW schools
In 2018, the NSW Government conducted a Review into the non-educational use of mobile devices in NSW schools.
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.
Mobile devices in schools
The department’s review into the use of mobile devices in schools was completed in 2018. Students, teachers and parents will all have a role to play in shaping the future of smartphones in schools.
Managing screen time
Managing the amount of time children and young people spend in front of a screen is a concern that many parents and teachers share. Set reasonable expectations for the amount of time your child or young person is spending in front of a screen, and for the type and quality of that screen time.
Resource - You are the new gatekeeper of the news
Everyone has the responsibility to be a discerning consumer of news.
Resource - The YeS Project
A youth focused initiative designed to inspire, ignite and enable positive change within digital spaces for the collective good.