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E-Safety for the i-Generation

Combating the Misuse and Abuse of Technology in Schools

By Nikki Giant

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Format: Paperback, 143 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 15 April 2013
How can you protect young people from the dangers of the internet, now that they are living increasingly hidden lives online? Cyber bullying, sexual harassment, cyber stalking - these are all risks that young people may face every day, and effective e-safety is more important than ever. This practical, hands-on resource will help you understand issues such as cyber bullying and sexual dangers online, what e-safety is, how to adopt a whole school approach to e-safety, how to involve parents and carers in e-safety, and responding to incidents. It also covers how to implement an e-safety policy, with a complete e-safety model to use. The book also includes activities with photocopiable handouts to teach young people about staying safe online. This easy-to-use manual is essential for school staff and educators, and all those working in youth and community settings.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. E-Safety: What Does it All Mean? 3. The Core Messages of E-Safety. 4. Sex and Technology. 5. E-Safety at Home. 6. Cyber Bullying. 7. E-Safety as a Whole School Issue. 8. Creating an E-Safety Policy. 9. Responding to Incidents. 10. Curriculum Activities and Resources. Appendix 1. Model E-Safety Policy. Appendix 2. Sample Staff Code of Conduct. Appendix 3. Sample Student Code of Conduct. Appendix 4. Sample Letter to Parents Regarding E-Safety Policy. Appendix 5. Sample Letter to Parents Regarding an Incident of the Abuse or Misuse of Technology. Appendix 6. Sample Questionnaire to Students. Appendix 7. Sample Questionnaire to Parents. Appendix 8. Sample Questionnaire to Staff. References. Index.

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Information and resources for educating students about e-safety, and getting parents and carers on-board

About the Author

Nikki Giant is the founder and Managing Director of Full Circle Education Solutions, a UK-based social enterprise that challenges the current model of schooling to better meet the social and emotional needs of students. Nikki is experienced in designing anti-bullying strategies, delivering training and providing resources and advice to schools. She lives in Indiana, USA.

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This book, although written primarily for use in schools, is a worthwhile addition to the bookshelf of any professional with a responsibility for child protection... The structure of this book makes it compulsive reading for anyone who wants to protect children from abuse and exploitation via the internet. It provides a framework for teachers addressing these issues with children and young people in schools. The book contains excellent resources for teachers... the worksheet pages are copyright-free makes this an invaluable resource for busy professionals. For parents, this book could prove a useful reference text...The chapter on safety at home is informative and provides helpful links to additional online resources. * Child Abuse Review * E-safety for the i-generation. provide a very useful reference point and resource... The book seems broadly pitched at a KS2 audience, but could also be useful for some KS3 students. It is informative... Education in school is an important element of promoting safe use of the internet by parents have an integral role to play in developing their children's own sense of responsibility... everyone involved with children's and young people's use of the internet - parents, schools, service providers, organisations and children themselves - needs to share responsibility for online safety. -- Anthony Smythe, managing director, BeatBullying * Children & Young People Now * This book is very well presented andwritten in clear unambiguous language. It iseasy to read, interesting, informative, practical,and engaging...incidents.The book outlines the benefits, and risks ofsocial media (Facebook; Internet Messaging;Online Chat Rooms; and Gaming Deviceswith Internet access) very clearly... the book containvery well structured curriculum activities... They have been exceptionally wellthought out and include the core principlesof learning such as teaching, modelling, role-play,practice and feedback. Having spentmany years organising and facilitating groupwork with students in schools, I feel that theworkshops presented in this book are interesting,engaging and would promote activeparticipation by young people... This book could be a valuableresource to the educational psychologist insupporting students, teachers, parents, andschools, around the area of E-Safety. Itcertainly meets the aim it set out to achieve. -- Dr Flannan Geaney, Chartered Educational Psychologist in Private Practice, Waterford, Ireland. * Debate - British Psychological Society *

EAN: 9781849059442
ISBN: 1849059446
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Ltd
Dimensions: 27.89 x 21.67 x 0.81 centimetres (0.38 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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