Creating a safe gaming environment for children
Tips and strategies for creating a safe gaming environment for children and young people.
Gaming can help young people learn important skills
Playing and making games can help children and young people to develop important skills like coding, problem solving and creativity.
The benefits of playing online games
Playing games can be good for you! There are social, emotional and cognitive benefits for playing video games and online games.
How chat, texting and messaging can keep us connected
Staying in touch with friends and family is now easier than ever before. Young people are using online communication to build friendships, share their lives and work together.
How can the internet be used to expand opportunities for learning?
The internet is more than just a library of information. Students and teachers are using the internet to connect with other people to find new opportunities for meaningful and authentic learning.
Teaching and learning with games
Teachers can use game-based learning leverage students passions for games in order to make learning more meaningful, authentic, accessible and engaging.
Developing critical thinking skills
Not all information is trustworthy, and some sources of information are intended to mislead or confuse people. For this reason, it is important that children and young people have the critical thinking skill to analyse information and evaluate its authenticity.