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June 2018

5 Reasons You Don't Need to Worry About Kids and Social Media


Social media platforms such as Snapchat and Instagram have gotten a bad reputation in education as their use by children have often been linked with cyber wellness issues. However, they can be positive tools as well. Discover the ways social media can be a force for good in the lives of children, and help them maximize the benefits. 


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Discover the ways social media can be a force for good in the lives of kids and teens, and help them maximize the benefits.

– School Cyber Wellness Team / 25 June 2018


Online Safety Tips


This stretch of June holidays is a welcomed break for all of us to reflect on and consolidate our learning in the first semester. Are you looking for a compilation of the best advice to share with your students' different ways to keep their internet use safe and constructive? Read the resource tip sheet below to find out more.

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– School Cyber Wellness Team / 22 June 2018


Sharenting: how am I adding to my child’s digital footprint?


Are parents oversharing their child’s personal information online? How can we strike a conversation with parents on the overuse of social media by parents to share content based on their children. This article, written from a mindfulness perspective, has tips that we can consider sharing with parents, such as having a "family agreement can be a great way to decide what information and images you will share online as a family… ".

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This blog is for parents and carers, looking at the type of information you might put online about your child, how this can be hidden in photos, an...
– School Cyber Wellness Team / 22 June 2018