The Task Force believes ‘that a new vision of learning is emerging. But to ensure that young learners are able to take full advantage of the opportunity, we must resolve serious issues of trust, safety, privacy, literacy and equity of access.’
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Common Sense Media’s resources for schools.
Digital Passport. http://goo.gl/vyVyE4
1:1 Essentials. 3 stages of a 1: 1 program:
ENVISION, COMMUNICATE, IMPLEMENT
Resources that can be customised for schools planning or implementing a 1:1 program. http://goo.gl/jpJnbg
Graphite. Educators review apps, games and websites for the classroom. http://goo.gl/tsucf7
Watch how it works http://goo.gl/1c3jj2
Common Sense Media’s resources for families.
Parent Blog: Making Sense. Parenting, media and everything in between. http://goo.gl/ViDKRx
Reviews: Advice about age appropriate movies, books, apps, TV shows, video games, websites and music. http://goo.gl/8iZnro
Family Tip Sheets: Age appropriate [K-Y5, Y6-Y8, Y9-Y12] http://goo.gl/2p95SG
Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Bully Stoppers
Year 8 students from Haileybury talk about: privacy, picture pressure, digital footprints, digital dramas, gender and provide advice to their 8 year old self.
Lesson plans included.
These students had been immersed in Common Sense Media concepts in their wellbeing program and came together to talk about what it means to Growing Up Digital. I was off camera guiding the discussion and was impressed by their insights and mature commentary.