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Shopping online

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.

Collaborating online

Collaborating effectively is an important skill for both students and teachers. A good digital citizen can use online tools to work with people from around the world.

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 - Online banking tips

Bank online securely with the help of these tips.

Resource - Be Deadly Online

An animation and poster campaign about big issues online, like bullying, reputation and respect for others.

Creating a safe gaming environment for children

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

How to respond to cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a major concern for parents and teachers. The Department of Education's Anti-bullying site offers advice to parents and teachers on how identify and respond to cyberbullying to keep children and young people safe online.

Using technology in schools – your rights and responsibilities

In order to ensure that all students and teachers in public schools can be provided with safe, secure and quality access to the internet, the NSW Department of Education expects all staff and students to understand and abide by the Student Use of Digital Devices and Online Services policy.

How online search is changing

When you think of searching the world wide web, chances are you imagine typing a phrase and then looking through a list of results. But as technology advances, more search options are becoming available including reverse image search and voice search.

Online speech and the law

The internet offers many avenues to express yourself in different ways. A good digital citizen communicates clearly, respectfully and honestly when online.

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