Safer Internet Day 2019
With Safer Internet Day upon us tomorrow (Tuesday 5th February 2019), here are a couple of leaflets which were forwarded on by the Digital Citizenship Leader in Highland. They both make for interesting reading.
Internet Matters – an app for children and parents about e-safety
NET AWARE – Do you know what apps your child uses?
The link below is a super way of finding out about the apps and games your child(ren) uses or want to use. It breaks information down into understandable chunks and includes the important ‘stuff’ parents want to know. https://www.net-aware.org.uk/
DITTO MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION
This online magazine is packed full of helpful tips and support. You can subscribe to it, making it nice and easy.
ONLINE PLATFORM GUIDES
This link will take you to some useful links about online platforms your child may use or be asking to use. Become more clued up:
Both of these Twitter accounts are worth exploring as the creator, Andy Robertson, creator, Andy Robertson, provides regular and helpful updates and guidance on how best to manage the ever-increasing world of Online Gaming by providing a ‘talk-through’ of some of the most popular and current games being played by young people.
VODAFONE DIGITAL PARENTING
Vodafone offer free guidance for parents regarding the digital world. Below is Issue 6. We have a hard copy of Issue 7 which will go out to all parents on Safer Internet Day 2019 (5th February). You can find other Issues on this link: https://www.vodafone.co.uk/mobile/digital-parenting/archive
BBC iWonder – some useful tips from BBC about keeping children safe online.
The Digital Leaders will have a table on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th November during the parent appointments to show the Chromebooks to parents and also have some information regarding online safety for parents to take away. We hope you find this useful.