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Cyber Wellness

“The way you see people is the way you treat them, and the way you treat them is what they become.” Goethe

 

We send our children out on bicycles and they wear helmets, the drive in a car and we insist on seatbelts and when we send them out into cyberspace, we need to prepare them with all the tools they require. In this section, parents will understand the basics of cyber safety and digital citizenship.

Understanding Cyber Wellness

1. Cyber Safety Terms

   Explained

3. Teaching Internet

    safety to kids and

    teens

2. What Parents Need to

    Know About Online

    Safety

4. Online Safety Tips

    for Parents 

5. Digital Citizenship

1. Glossary: Cyber Safety terms and technology

2. Be Internet Awesome: Family Online Safety Guide 

3. Be Internet Awesome: Tip Sheet 

4. Microsoft Online Safety Tips

5. Cyber Security: A Quick guide for Parents and Educators

6. Common Sense: FAQ Privacy and Internet Safety

7. Internet safety tips for ages 5 - 7

WANT TO LEARN MORE? 

 

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At home, we teach our children how to be polite and considerate. This behaviour is also required when working online. Parents will learn how to encourage good netiquette and motivate their children to avoid cyberbullying and report on cyberbullying.

Online Ethical Behaviour

1. Internet Etiquette: 

   Guidelines for the

   Online Classroom

3. Top 10 Forms of Cyber

    Bullying

2. Internet Ethics

4. Cyberbullying

    parent guide

5. Signs that your kid  might be cyberbullying

1. Promoting Ethical Online Behaviour

2. Combating Hate Speech

3. Cyberbullying Parent Packet

4. Connect Safely: A parent's guide to         cyberbullying

5. Cyberbullying and Digital Drama

WANT TO LEARN MORE? 

 

Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.   

 

Posting information online is not only exciting and humorous, but it can also be dangerous. Facebook and other forms of social media have invaded our lives and now, parents must acknowledge the fact that it is a part of education. In this section, parents will learn how to navigate social media and learn some new vocabulary along the way.

Social Media for Education

1. The Problem with

   Parents, Kids, and

   Social Media

3. The Parent Network:

    Social Media and

    Your Kids

5. Facebook App for

    Students: A guide 

    for parents

2. The Positive and

    Negative Effects of

    Social Media

4. Social Media Safety

    Tips

6. ICYMI: Confusing

    Social Media Terms

    Explained

1. Social Media, Gaming, & Mental Health

2. How to navigate social media with your 

    student/child

3. Top 97+ Teen App Lists for Parents

4. A quick guide on TikTok for Parents

5. A quick guide on Instagram for Parents

6. What parents need to know about Facebook

WANT TO LEARN MORE? 

 

Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.   

 

Family Online Monitoring

The management of a mobile device has never been easier, with a few clicks and a simple application you will be able to monitor your child's devices and ensure that they are safe online.  Parents can find out how to do this, in the section below.

1. Google Family Link Tutorial

3. How to set up

    Microsoft Family in

    Windows 10

2. Microsoft Family

4. Best Parental 

    Control and

    Monitoring apps for

    Android 2020

1. Family Link: Parental Controls Guide

2. Family Media Agreement

3. Family Media Agreement for New Tech Devices

WANT TO LEARN MORE? 

 

Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.   

 

Safe & Secure Learning

Try as we might, we cannot protect our children from everything. But, with the internet and a few choice settings, we can limit what our children see and experience online. In this section, parents will learn how to keep their children safe online.

1. Google Classroom

   for Parents

3. YouTube ParentaL

    controls

2. Setting Up Parental

    Controls On YouTube

    and Google

4. Accessing Credible

    Content

5. Samsung Kids Mode

    ApP

1. Google: Online family Safety Guide

2. Suggested apps for safe learning for your kids

3. Creativity and Copyright: a guide

4. Teaching your kids safe surfing habits 

WANT TO LEARN MORE? 

 

Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.   

 

Cyber Safety Games

Games encourage motivation, integrates learning and fun. In this section we explore games to keep your children safe online teach them to challenge what they read online as a way to learn or reinforce critical thinking skills and online safety behaviour.

1. Understanding online gaming

3. Interland  

5. Digital 

    Password

2. Cybersafe and

    nonsense  

4. Cybersmile

    Education

6. Reality Check

1. Social Media, Gaming, & Mental Health

   Presentation for Parents & Families

2. Online gaming to Onling Gambling

WANT TO LEARN MORE? 

 

Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.