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eSafety Online Safety Sessions

eSafety Online Safety Sessions

Please feel free to share these links with your school community. FAMILY  CHILDREN  EDUCATORS AND TEACHER PD These online sessions are run by the eSafety Commissioner’s Office and are open for all ofAustralia.  These are Free (at no cost) Time 30 minutes to 1 hour Spaces are limited Please register as early aspossible  eSafety is […]

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I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness.

I prefer you to make mistakes in kindness than work miracles in unkindness.

SECONDARY BYTE: First appeared in Anglican Cyber Tuesdays 12/03/2020.  Cover image from Cyberbullying.Org Inspirational Images   The online world can be overwhelming and things that started as a joke may have unintended consequences.  Sure, there may be some consequences, however, nothing is so bad that someone can’t help you.  Really there is someone who can assist you and may […]

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Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud!

Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud!

PRIMARY BYTE: First appeared in Anglican Cyber Tuesdays 12/03/2020.  Cover image from Cyberbullying.Org Inspirational Images   SHARE IT AND SOAR WITH THE B.I.R.D.S! Can you remember what the letters mean? Let’s look at the S in BIRDS (Block, Ignore, Report, Don’t Feed the Trolls and Share it with a responsible adult): the aspect of sharing your concerns with people […]

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Colour the world with Kindness – Responsibility

Colour the world with Kindness – Responsibility

PRIMARY BYTE: First appeared in Anglican Cyber Tuesdays 25/02/2020.  Cover image from Cyberbullying.Org Inspirational Images   The 4Rs of online safety are Respect, Reasoning, Responsibility and Resilience.  These are simple words but can help you navigate the online world. Australia’s eSafety Commissioner said that responsibility should be taught from the first swipe of the iPad! She told […]

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Be an eSafe kid!

Be an eSafe kid!

PRIMARY BYTE: Updated 27/03/2020. First appeared in Anglican Cyber Tuesdays 05/12/2019. Be an eSafe Kid while at home >>>>Click<<<<. If you have an eSafe Question go to the experts at the eSafety Commissioner’s new Kids eSafe website. Once there simply click on the topic you need help with. You can talk to your parents and […]

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Stop cyberbullying and be awesome instead

Stop cyberbullying and be awesome instead

SENIOR BYTE: First appeared in Anglican Cyber Tuesdays 02/02/2020. Cyberbullying is just the same as bullying, it just occurs online.  Gossiping, telling lies and spreading rumours online is cyberbullying. Creating catfishing accounts is not pranking its cyberbullying. Once you post something online others may look at it very differently. You need to rethink that joke […]

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Can you spot fake information online?

Can you spot fake information online?

PRIMARY BYTE: First appeared Cyber Tuesdays 02/02/2020.  Things online can trick us into believing they are real but they are fake. Some news and business websites look real but they are spreading false information. Some are even trying to steal your money and personal details. Apps might try to do this as well. If someone […]

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Be present and mindful

Be present and mindful

SENIOR BYTE: First appeared in Anglican Cyber Tuesdays 25/02/2020.  To be in the present, to be mindful and to be connected doesn’t mean turn on all your social media notifications.  We all hear the pundits talking about issues with social media and smart devices. The eSafety Commissioner has reported that young people have 5 different […]

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Be Safe in the Game!

Be Safe in the Game!

PRIMARY BYTE First appeared in Cyber Tuesdays 10/02/2020. Maximise the fun and safety with some easy steps.  For each game and device you use: you need to know how to: Take screen shots using the platform you are in Block a person (voice, chat and profile) Mute someone (voice, chat and profile) Report a person […]

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Online Safety Right Now

Online Safety Right Now

This article first appeared in Anglican Focus on the 23rd of January 2020. https://anglicanfocus.org.au/2020/01/23/safer-internet-day/. Safer Internet Day is marked on Tuesday 11 February in 2020. Safer Internet Day (SID) previously signified the first online safety event of the new year specifically for schools; however, the eSafety Commissioner has evolved the day into a wider community […]

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