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Tech savvy - or digitally literate? How Australian students are measuring up

Results from the latest national assessment round of ICT skills (information and communication technology) show that being a whiz on SnapChat and Instagram won’t prepare today’s students to face a digital future.

 
Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | BYOD | classroom management
The rise of BYOD in Australian schools

The term "BYOD" was first coined in the corporate world, when companies around the world first starting allowing - or mandating - employees to use their personal laptops and tablets in the workplace as a cost-saving measure.

 
Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | online pornography | classroom management
The Porn Curriculum: What it's teaching your students

A new survey has confirmed what many educators already suspect: that boys and girls are consuming online porn at ever-younger ages, and accepting its often brutal “messaging” at face value - with disastrous outcomes for their physical and ...

 
Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | cyberbullying | gender
Bullying and gender: It's not what you think

Move over, mean girls. Turns out the popular stereotype that females have a monopoly on backbiting, social exclusion and cruel gossip is just that: a stereotype. Boys do the exact same thing.

 
Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | BYOD | 1:1 | classroom management | Blended learning
How technology is changing education

BYOD (bring your own device)

 
Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | sexting | online pornography | screens in school | sexual assault
Child-on-child sexual assault rising in schools

Child-on-child sexual assaults are on the rise “across all education sectors and demographics” in what experts are saying are copycat attacks - as kids re-enact the pornography they’ve viewed online.

 
Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | sexting | cyberbullying | BYOD | screens in school
Responding to cyberbullying: The top 10 tips for schools

One in five Australian students are victims of cyberbullying, and one in four reports of online harassment include “direct threats of violence or harm,” according to e-Safety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant. And the problem is becoming ...

 
Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | online pornography | suicide | depression
Managing student wellbeing online

The new system has given me a lot of great data to work with. That means kids at risk get flagged in a visual way so I can follow that up with our wellbeing team. For us, that’s a big positive. And it’s one of the main reasons we wanted ...

 
Screen time | classroom management | digital learning | screens in school | smartphone | distraction | cheating
When "smart" devices become cheating devices

Increasing numbers of secondary students are using their smartphones to cheat on schoolwork. Exactly what are they doing, and what can be done to stop it?

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