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.
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.
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.
What makes a good password?
Keeping your passwords strong and secure is one way to stay safe online. What makes a good password?
Resource - Be Deadly Online
An animation and poster campaign about big issues online, like bullying, reputation and respect for others.
Resource - Parents and carers online bullying information
Information about bullying for parents and carers, produced by NSW Department of Education
Resource - Digital Devices Professional Learning
A facilitator led professional learning course on the new "Student use of digital devices" policy
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 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.