As a parent, you play an important role in helping your children have safe and positive experiences online. By becoming aware of how young people interact online and some of the risks they face, you can guide your children with strategies to get the benefits of going online while avoiding the many of the risks.
These links provide a wealth of information, articles, resources and training courses for students and parents addressing various elements of good stewardship of technology.
The Easy Guide to Social MediaCyberSmart Parent Blog
These links raise the awareness of the risks involved with inappropriate interactions online. They also provide some tips, skills and tools to help prevent and avoid such dangers.
Office of the eSafety Commissioner
Cyber Safety Lady
These links provide parents with good tips and advice of how to manage the use of technology at home, by establishing safe and reasonable ground rules for their family.
DEVICE MANAGEMENT AT HOME
Digital Education: Tech Tips for Parents The Digital Lives of Teens: Turning "Do As I Say" into "Do As I Do"
Top 10 Tech Safety Tips for Parents of Tweens and Teens
Useful information and links related to the education opportunities for iPads and Android devices.
IPADS FOR EDUCATION
Ipad safe usage guidelines
Ipads for learning 21 steps
Ipads for learning getting startedSchool BYO tablet policy easy to takeApple Education Resources