A Lesson In Safe SelfiesToo often when we talk about being safe on the internet, there’s a concentration on all the dark and bad things. Done badly it can scare younger children, and for older students it’s a case of “here we go again”. It goes without saying, there are some very serious risks, but scaring or concentrating on the negatives rarely has any impact.
For a fun way to engage your students in online safety, choose a subject that all children understand and are familiar with. “Safe Selfies” is a theme that works well.
In this article Alan Mackenzie discusses what parents, carers and teachers need to consider and what action they should take in order to protect young people from the risks associated with taking selfies.
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