Thanks you to all the parents who attended our session this morning. You can find all the information we discussed on this Powerpoint:
The following PowerPoint presentations were shared with parents at our recent Maths and Reading information sessions.
Download the powerpoint presentation by clicking the links below.
On the 13th March our school hosted Cyber safety expert Brett Lee from Internet Safe Education. He spoke to our Year 3 to 6 students during the day, then to our staff and parents after school. Brett is an engaging and informative speaker and provided our students, staff and parents with some valuable insights in how to use and enjoy all that the Internet has to offer safely and how to guide our children in the safe use of the Internet.
The flyer below provides parents with 5 key messages and actions to assist them in managing technology in their home. It also has the link to the Internet Safe Education website which contains lots of resources and information on cyber safety.
This is an excellent, interactive infographic from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner that can help you better understand how your children are accessing the online world and, as parents, how you can manage their use and keep them as safe as possible.
The Australian government have been putting out some fantastic resources lately, dealing with cyber safety and online security.
Check out iParent, their new interactive guide teaching you how to be safe and secure with protected devices in your home.
This resource is not so much focused on protecting your children online, it’s more about protecting your bank accounts and personal details, and protecting your computers from the many virus-type infections and malicious software that can infect your online devices. Something that will be confusing to many of you.
iParent from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.
The link below will take you to a very interesting article about cyber safety and the need to protect not only our children but also other vulnerable groups in society. Who looks after those over 65 who may be asset rich but are the least technology literate and are therefore appealing targets of fraud and scammers.
How safe are you and your parents?
This link is to an article written about Mem Fox, who is a very well known children’s author. She wrote the book Possum Magic and is passionate about children’s reading. She stresses how important it is for parents to read to their children.
Digital literacy such as reading on iPads , is another means for children to have access to books, but it does not replace a parent reading to and with their child. Children who become successful readers have parents who read to them. Please read this article to learn more.
– Georgia Kroger