Cyber Safety

What should we do to ensure student safety online?

Click here for an interesting discussion about blogging and cyber-safety.
Questions discussed include:
– Should students use their names?
– Should we include student photos?
– Who should be allowed to visit and comment on the blog?
– How do we ensure student confidentiality when working online?
– And most importantly, how do we teach online safety to students?
The answers aren’t simple and, even where there is broad agreement, they don’t come in a simple ‘one-size fits all’ package.
This is well worth reading for teachers planning to have class or student blogs.

– Should students use their names?

– Should we include student photos?

– Who should be allowed to visit and comment on the blog?

– How do we ensure student confidentiality when working online?

– And most importantly, how do we teach online safety to students?

The answers to these questions aren’t simple and, even where there is broad agreement about the issues involved, the answers don’t come in a simple ‘one-size fits all’ package.

Click here for an interesting discussion covering these questions about blogging and cyber safety.

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