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.
What makes a good password?
Keeping your passwords strong and secure is one way to stay safe online. What makes a good password?
Resource - Talking about sharing on social media
Social media is filled with examples of what happens when something goes viral, either for better or worse. Examples of viral social media posts offer opportunities for conversations with a child about what is and what isn’t appropriate to share.
What are the benefits of watching videos together?
Watching videos together with your children can be a positive experience and an opportunity to start meaningful conversations about characters, themes, and events.
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.
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.
Protecting your personal information and digital reputation
Staying safe online includes staying in control of who can see your personal information online, and who can not. Over time, the information you share becomes part of your digital reputation.
Online shopping can be convenient and has extended access to goods and services. Learning how to shop thoughtfully, identify reputable sellers and assert your rights is an important part of being a digital citizen.