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.
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 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.
A hoax is a deliberate lie designed to seem truthful. Learn about online resources that will help you recognise and debunk hoaxes.
What are the most popular video making and sharing apps?
The amount of video online is growing at a rapid rate and is a popular medium for young people, for both learning and recreation. Children and young people are also making and sharing their own videos online. Here is a list of some of the widely used video making and sharing programs.
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.
Resource - Be Deadly Online
An animation and poster campaign about big issues online, like bullying, reputation and respect for others.
There are plenty of resources and strategies available to help you avoid scams, and both government agencies and private organisations exist that can help you if you think you have been the target of a scam.
What makes a good password?
Keeping your passwords strong and secure is one way to stay safe online. What makes a good password?