Feature Outreach Virtual Classroom ‘Keeping safe in the game’ for National Child Protection Week

Tues 5 Sept 2017, 2-2.40pm        
Thurs 7 Sept 9.30-10.10am
Years 4, 5 and 6 students.
Trainer: Greg Gebhart

The presentation supports National Child Protection Week as it will assist students to:

  • identify ways that strangers may try to seek personal information online
  • use safe strategies when gaming to avoid cyberbullying or unwanted contact
  • recognise the implications of in-app purchases
  • seek support if they are experiencing cyberbullying or feel unsafe when gaming.The presentation will be a guided experience for classrooms with complementary resources aligned to the theme. Other related resources are available from our website.

Registration: http://global2.vic.edu.au/2017/07/17/virtual-classroom-being-a-good-bystander-weds-26-july-2017/

Background:

  • After the presentation, teachers are encouraged to complete a brief feedback survey.
  • With the help of classroom teachers, the presentation will feature interactive questions and discussions.
  • Virtual Classrooms have now been presented to over 110,000 students and teachers as an increasingly popular part of the Office’s Outreach program.
  • Other Virtual Classroom topics on offer include:
    ‘Cyberbullying’, ‘Making good choices online’, ‘Communicating online’, ‘Secret security business’, ‘The internet and the law’

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