Identifying risks and using safe practices.

Safe: Year 3-4
Identify risks and use safe practices which help maintain both personal safety, and the safety of equipment when using ICT.

Activity Ideas
  • Draw lines to match potential risks with safe practices designed to minimise those risks
  • Design a nickname for use online and discuss whether it is ok to share this information with classmates



Suggested Lesson Plan

This link takes you to a short interactive resource to get across the message that people aren't always who they say they are online. NetSmartz® is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.
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Surfwise: Introduction to Using the Internet
This UK-based site offers lesson plans and activities for primary-aged children. This module aims to introduce children to the internet, demonstrate how to search the internet safely and effectively, and outline strategies for assessing the trustworthiness of online information.
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