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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?

 
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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 | smartphones | classroom management | distraction | phone ban
Senior educator endorses use of phones to enhance learning

If we ban phones from classrooms, are we passing up an opportunity for learning?

 
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Seymour College commits to school community cyber safety

In the lead-up to its centenary and as part of its commitment to reduce bullying, one of Australia’s leading private schools for girls is making Family Zone protection mandatory on all learning devices for younger students outside of ...

 
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Digital note-passing alert: how students are using Google Docs to 'collaborate' on in-class chat

Psssst - catch!

 
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What exactly can - and must - schools do to keep students safe online?

Across Australian states and territories, there is a growing consensus that educators have a duty of care to protect students from online harm, just as they do in the offline world.

 
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College tackles bullying beyond the school gate

Adding to the 600 schools that Family Zone Education Solutions currently has, a recent article published in The Educator Online covered the roll-out in Coomera Anglican College on The Gold Coast in Queensland. Coomera Anglican College will ...

 
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Ten reasons teachers can struggle to use classroom technology

Integrating technology into the classroom can have huge benefits. But it’s not always straightforward.  - guest blogger Brendon Hyndman, Charles Sturt University

 
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"Educating children on responsible internet use vs banning mobile phones from school - have you done your research?"

The Internet is a part of our everyday lives, not just for mum and dad, but increasingly for children of all ages, too.

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