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Internet Safety Resources - help students stay safe online

Internet Safety Resources - help students stay safe online
The Internet is an incredible thing - allowing us to communicate, connect, collaborate, learn and share with people all over the world. However, there is also the dark side of the internet - predators, scams, and more.Our students use the internet at home, at school, and all around with their mobile devices. Simply blocking certain types of web sites is not the answer to protect them. We need to teach them how to use the internet responsibly and how to be safe on the internet.Here are some resources to help do that: Make Use Of - 6 Internet Safety Games To Help Kids Become Cyber Smart Make Use Of, a great resource in itself, has listed 6 online safety games that help kids learn how to be safe and smart online. These games are a great way to teach kids about internet safety.

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6 Internet Safety Games To Help Kids Become Cyber Smart With the age of cyber savvy kids on the rise, internet safety is just as important a part of education. Parents can play a prime role as educators. But then, there are loads of resources which can play the role of motivators. A class on internet safety need not be dull and drag when you have interactive games like these six to take you through the concepts. Webonauts Internet Academy This cool online game teaches kids all about the rules of web safety and digital citizenship.

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Using online role play to teach internet safety awareness a Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol, 35 Berkeley Square, Bristol BS8 1JA, UKb Department of Information Science, Loughborough University, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UKc Childnet International, Studio 14 Brockley Cross Business Centre, 96 Endwell Road, London SE4 2PD, UK Available online 5 April 2005 Choose an option to locate/access this article: Check if you have access through your login credentials or your institution Video Games: Using Technology to Create a New Paradigm Posted 01/06/2015 12:41PM | Last Commented 01/13/2015 8:04AM Thinking back to when I was in Elementary school, I remember I was first introduced to a computer there. The computer lab was exciting and new and we had only a few times a week that our class was able to use them because of the high demand. We could learn, interact and immerse ourselves in the Oregon Trail and return to the classroom to share our adventures in front of everyone. It was one of the highlights of my school week. Today, many students hold much more computing power in their pockets than we ever had available to us back then.

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