Safer Internet Day suggestions

Sian Evans
19th January 2018
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Thought-provoking resources to promote informed discussions about staying safe online

Safer Internet Day (SID), celebrated this year on 6 February, is the perfect time to talk to your class about both the benefits and dangers of using the internet.

To help to get students thinking about how to look after themselves online, we’ve brought together a selection of lesson ideas, activities and discussion starters that consider appropriate behaviour and ways to deal with negative experiences.

Resources for young learners

Kick-start a lesson on internet safety with these extensive resource packs for 3-7 year olds and 7-11 year olds, containing a range of activities created specifically to help learners discuss the idea of uniting for a better internet. 

Address the need to stay safe online with the practical tips outlined in these web-safety posters, which can be coloured in and displayed around the classroom. These comprehensive lesson ideas, including thought-provoking activities, worksheets and advice on how to talk to your class about online safety, are ideal for highlighting potential risks.

For a more in-depth approach, why not examine students’ right and responsibilities on social media with this comprehensive six-week unit?  Alternatively, this detailed lesson makes use of films, such as Harriet the Spy and The Thief Lord, to explore privacy online.

 

Safer Internet Day 2018 - Education pack for 3-7 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2018 takes place on Tuesday 6th February and this year's theme is 'Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you'.

Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, coordinates Safer Internet Day in the UK and has created this resource pack to start discussions and promote Safer Internet Day. This pack provides lots of great ideas to help schools, youth groups, libraries and other organisations get involved in Safer Internet Day 2018.

This pack contains:

- two fully supported lesson plans (one for ages 3-5, one for ages 5-7)
- supporting activities
- assembly presentation with script
- a quiz for 6-7 year olds
- a poster
- templates for getting involved on social media

Accompanying video content can be found at www.saferinternet.org.uk/sid-tv

Further information can be found at www.saferinternetday.org.uk

We would like to thank Oath for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.
By Childnet

Safer Internet Day 2018 - Education pack for 7-11 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2018 takes place on Tuesday 6th February and this year's theme is 'Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you'.

Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, coordinates Safer Internet Day in the UK and has created this resource pack to start discussions and promote Safer Internet Day. This pack provides lots of great ideas to help schools, youth groups, libraries and other organisations get involved in Safer Internet Day 2018.

This pack contains:

- a fully supported lesson plan
- quick activities
- drama activities
- whole school/community activities
- assembly presentation with script
- a poster
- templates for getting involved on social media

Accompanying video content can be found at www.saferinternet.org.uk/sid-tv

Further information can be found at www.saferinternetday.org.uk

We would like to thank Oath for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.
By Childnet

Top 5 Internet Safety Tips for 7 to 12 Year olds

Internet Safety top 5 tips from security leaders Norton. Highlights the key areas for age group 7 to 12 in an poster that can also be coloured in.
By Symantec

Play Like Share - learning to stay safe online

Play Like Share is a new education resource for teachers and professionals who work with children.

Developed by CEOP and the National Crime Agency, the pack aims to help eight to ten year olds learn how to stay safe from sexual abuse, exploitation and other risks they might encounter online.

There are two alternative sets of lesson plans allowing you to tailor the content to the children you work with based on their maturity, development and online engagement.

Lesson plans, videos and other materials are available on the ThinkUKnow website:
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/teachers
By DfE

Digital citizenship: Young peoples’ rights on social media - Teaching pack for 7-11 year olds

Designed to help students aged 7 to 11 develop the resilience, power and information they need to thrive online, this teaching pack comprises:
• a short, six-lesson unit of work written by teacher and citizenship specialist Emily Cotterill (ECResources), and
• jargon-free terms and conditions for five of the major social media sites, produced by the Children’s Commissioner for England and privacy specialists, Schillings

The Children’s Commissioner is committed to raising young peoples’ awareness of their online rights and is working in partnership with Tes to enable children to become better informed digital citizens.

These lessons have been designed to enhance citizenship and computing curriculums around the world. By the end of the unit, we hope that students will be able to:
• Understand that there are different kinds of responsibilities and rights, and that they can sometimes conflict with one another
• Understand why and how rules and laws are made and enforced, and why different rules are needed in different situations
• Think critically, behave safely and participate responsibly in the digital world
• Recognise unacceptable online behaviour and ways to report concerns about content

Note: These lessons have been devised according to simplified versions of social media T&Cs relevant to the UK. While there may be some variation in other countries, the general principles are transferable.
By Children's Commissioner

Staying Safe Online Resources for Key Stage 2

hese activities form part of the Into Film Staying Safe Online resource, created in partnership with Childnet International, uses film and related activities to bring important messages to life and provide information that will help both primary and secondary pupils to be safe and responsible citizens in an increasingly digital world. Using a range of fantastic films, these resources explore issues ranging from privacy settings to avoiding harmful content. Please use in conjunction with the activity sheets. For more information, visit intofilm.org
By IntoFilm

Resources for older learners

Tackling the issue of online safety is essential with teenagers who are more likely to see the internet as a vital part of their daily lives. Start by engaging students with help from these 11-14 year olds and 14-18 year olds resource packs, full of ideas for stimulating conversation.

Go on to examine cyber-bullying, investigating what it is, its consequences and the ways in which pupils can protect themselves from it with this thoughtful presentation.  

For practical advice about staying safe online, why not show pupils this informative video and share this illustrated list of top tips? Finally, encourage learners to think about their digital footprint and spark discussion about sexting, abusive tweets and online hate with this resource pack.

 

Safer Internet Day 2018 - Education pack for 11-14 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2018 takes place on Tuesday 6th February and this year's theme is 'Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you'.

Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, coordinates Safer Internet Day in the UK and has created this resource pack to start discussions and promote Safer Internet Day. This pack provides lots of great ideas to help schools, youth groups, libraries and other organisations get involved in Safer Internet Day 2018.

This pack contains:

- a fully supported lesson plan
- quick activities
- whole school/community activities
- assembly presentation with script
- a poster
- templates for getting involved on social media

Accompanying video content can be found at www.saferinternet.org.uk/sid-tv

Further information can be found at www.saferinternetday.org.uk

We would like to thank Oath for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.
By Childnet

Safer Internet Day 2018 - Education pack for 14-18 year olds

Safer Internet Day 2018 takes place on Tuesday 6th February and this year's theme is 'Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you'.

Childnet, as part of the UK Safer Internet Centre, coordinates Safer Internet Day in the UK and has created this resource pack to start discussions and promote Safer Internet Day. This pack provides lots of great ideas to help schools, youth groups, libraries and other organisations get involved in Safer Internet Day 2018.

This pack contains:

- a fully supported lesson plan
- links on how to make a campaign film
- quick activities
- whole school/community activities
- assembly presentation with script
- a poster
- templates for getting involved on social media

Accompanying video content can be found at www.saferinternet.org.uk/sid-tv

Further information can be found at www.saferinternetday.org.uk

We would like to thank Oath for their kind support in the development of the Education Packs and the Welsh Government for supporting the translation.
By Childnet

Safer Internet Day lesson plan KS3

Key Stage 3 and above powerpoint presentation on the consequences of cyber bullying and what young people can do to protect themselves.

Topics include:

- What is bullying
- What is cyber bullying
- Bully/target/bystander descriptions
- A look at Kidscape's cyber bullying campaign video #DontSayDontSend
- The difference between 'banter' and threatening behaviour
- The consequences of cyber bullying
- How to deal with and prevent cyber bullying


By KidscapeCharity

Teachers TV: KS3/4 ICT - Online Safety

Children need to stay safe on-line and teachers can take practical steps to increase awareness of the dangers. Three simple classroom activities can help here. E-safety consultant Dr Alan Beecham visits Rhodesway Secondary School in Bradford to work with a group of Year 9 students. Dr Beecham, Haroon Gardee, a humanities teacher, and Year 7 Inclusion Manager Max Crowther gauge pupils' reaction to a ficticious profile they created on a social networking site. The second activity highlights the dangers of sharing too much information, and the third focuses on security and privacy settings. At Stocksbridge High School in Sheffield e-safety officers apply a 'safe use of the internet' policy, run parental awareness evenings, and act as a point of contact for pupils.
By Teachers TV

Norton Internet Safety Top Tips - 12-18 Year Olds

Top ten online safety tips from security leaders Norton. Advice for teens and teachers on staying safe online.
By Symantec

Internet Safety

Powerpoint and worksheets for whole school PSHE morning to coincide with Safer Internet Day. Please comment and rate if useful. Focus on safety online, sexting and the law, Abusive tweets, finding help, keeping safe online. Images are not mine (google images).
By Ruth Hurren

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