Girls in our Prep Department have been learning about online safety and have been putting together some of their top tips.
Year 6 thought carefully about the reliability of online information and whether information posted on websites, adverts and social media can be verified. They wrote a three point checklist for people surfing the web to help them when deciding if a site is trustworthy:
Annabel K, in 6CM, suggested:
- Where did the information come from?
- Does it sound like it could be real?
- Who wrote the article, where was it published?
Jasmine, in 6CM, suggested some simple checks you can do:
- Where did it come from?
- Does it sound realistic?
- Is it on other websites?
Nancy in 6SW had some great ideas about what to do to report misinformation on an online platform?
Press the report button or tell a trusted adult so then they can do something about it. You can always report or block a user by contacting the platform.
Year 4 focused on online identities and we discussed creating avatars rather than using personal profile pictures on online sites. The girls had a go at creating an avatar for themselves: