Cyber Safety

Cyber safety is something we all need to be aware of and we need to educate our students/children. The safety blurb below should be shared with students and discussed at home. Attached is a link which you can use to teach your students/children. Educational Site

Here are some rules for us to follow:
  • Only ever use your first name or a nickname when you are writing on this or other blogs or wikis
  • Never use any other student’s last name
  • Never post any personal information–such as your home phone number or home address on this or any other blog or wiki
  • Never share any of you usernames or passwords with anyone and never log in as another student
  • Always tell your parents or teacher right away if you come across anything that makes you feel uncomfortable
  • Be a good online citizen and never write or post anything that could hurt anyone else
  • Always check with an adult if someone asks for your phone number or to meet you
  • Never make arrangements to meet anyone over the internet without telling your parents
  • Make sure you publish only your own work. Don’t under any circumstances use other people’s work and call it your own
  • Make sure that you read over your writing before you post it to check the spelling and that it reads okay
Thanks to eTime for this info.

The Official NZ Website for Cyber Safety in Schools and at Home:
Netsafe provides reactive and proactive cyber safety to New Zealand Schools and ECE Services. Click on the above link for more information.