Screen time | Pornography | Excessive Device Usage | Education | school holidays | wellbeing

What your students may be doing online during the summer holidays

Almost half of Australia’s school children attempted to access pornography during the 2018-19 Christmas school holidays, according to data collected by Family Zone.

 
Screen time | Excessive Device Usage | Education | Gaming | wellbeing | academic achievement | school performance
Impact of TV and gaming on student performance

Research published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics found that excessive TV viewing and gaming were the two screen-time activities most closely associated with lower grades for both primary and secondary ...

 
Cyber Safety | cyberbullying | Duty of Care
Can your school be sued over online bullying?

A growing body of research has established that bullying can create long-term catastrophic effects, both psychologically and physically. The link between bullying at school and depression in later life is especially alarming.

 
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | online pornography | violence | respectful relationships
Should education for respectful relationships be mandatory in Australian schools?

Should education for respectful relationships be mandatory in Australian schools?

 
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | sleep | smartphone | sleep deprivation
What's keeping your students up at night?

Least surprising statistic of the week: 95% of school principals think students spend too much time on devices when they’re not in school.

 
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | digital citizenship | smartphone
Beyond cyber safety

Digital citizenship starts with safety - but it doesn’t end there.

 
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | smartphone | distraction | phone ban
Are phone bans educationally sound?

Phone bans at school simply don’t work, many educators argue. And isn’t the whole idea counterproductive in today’s digital age?

 
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | vpn | BYOD | classroom management | distraction | hotspotting
Six ways students are hacking your firewall

Watching YouTube. Playing Fortnite. Maintaining a SnapStreak. Commenting on YOLO. Bingeing on Riverdale. Sneaking porn. ‘gramming pretty much everything.

 
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | digital citizenship | classroom management | screens in school | partner school program
Family Zone Classwize: Your superpower for managing student internet

As an educator, you don’t need x-ray vision to figure out that you and your students aren’t always on the same page.

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