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.
A hoax is a deliberate lie designed to seem truthful. Learn about online resources that will help you recognise and debunk hoaxes.
Resource - Parents and carers online bullying information
Information about bullying for parents and carers, produced by NSW Department of Education
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.
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.
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.