Presentation on theme: "Information for Students and Families"— Presentation transcript:
1 Information for Students and Families Cyber SafetyInformation for Students and Families
2 What is Cyber Safety? It’s about keeping information safe and secure It’s about being responsible and respectful onlineIt includes using good ‘netiquette’ (online etiquette)
3 Netiquette (Online Etiquette) When you write online, it’s sometimes easy to forget that there’s a real person on the other end of your message. It’s also easier to say and do things you might not say or do in person. Keep this in mind and treat others respectfully. PS – UPPER CASE LETTERS MAY MAKE SOMEONE THINK YOU ARE SHOUTING!!!
4 THINK!Before you post anything online…Think! T – Is it True? H – Is it Helpful? I – Is it Inspiring? N – Is it Necessary? K – Is it Kind?
5 Keeping Personal Information Safe Personal Information should not be shared online. Personal Information Includes:Full NameAddressBirthdayPhone NumberSchoolPhotosHector's World Personal Information Video
6 Passwords Choose strong passwords using letters and numbers Don’t write passwords downNever share passwords with anyone (except your parents or a trusted adult)The Password Rap
7 CyberbullyingPeople can be mean online, just like in real life. However, being behind a computer screen often makes it easier to say or do mean things that you wouldn’t do in person.
8 If Cyberbullying happens to you… Tell a parent or teacherDon’t answer mean comments. Save them and show a parent or teacher.Block to cyber bully so that they can’t contact youReport them to the game or social forumCyberbullying Video
9 Offensive ContentSome websites are not meant for kids. To avoid seeing something inappropriate:Set the search engine to block mature contentInstall internet filter softwareBook mark safe and fun websitesFiltering and Monitoring SoftwareParental Control Websites
10 Offensive ContentIf you come across material that makes you feel uncomfortable or upset:Tell your parent or teacherKnow how to escape (Ctrl/Alt/Delete)Know The Rules Rap
11 Social Networking Set your profile to private Keep personal details privateOnly accept requests from people you know and likeBe careful who you trustAsk friends to ask for yourpermissions before taggingyou