The theme this year is "Let's create a better internet together".
In class, we are learning how the internet can be a very powerful and useful educational tool. It is also a portal to an online world, so it important to be responsible and safe while surfing the web.
Parents may find the following articles useful about online safety.
Guest Post on seomraranga.com or Webwise.ie Advice for Parents
(Image from www.kidsmart.org.uk)
Below are the websites that we will explore in our computer lessons. Click on the pictures for a link to the websites.
Children learn about 5 easy to remember rules for staying safe online. www.abcya.com
Official Department of Education website to teach children about Internet Safety. Also includes advice for parents. www.webwise.ie
The Cybersmart Programme has been developed by the Austrailian government and is a comprehensive section for children with information, games and video clips on Internet Safety. www.cybersmart.gov.au
Kidsmart.org.uk is an english webste designed for children, parents and educators about all aspects of online safety.