How To Teach Your Students About Online Privacy

How To Teach Your Students About Online Privacy

The generation of today is constantly faced with technological opportunities that constantly influence them to explore more with their gadgets. People are constantly connected to the internet, and a new set of peer pressure has evolved regarding almost any detail about your online life. Questions have moved from friends talking about favourites, interests, and school into how fast their internet connections are, what types of gadgets they have, and how many social networks they are part of.

Because of that, teachers have found an extra set of things to teach their students: online privacy. However, this new course doesn’t have a rigid outline to follow, so you are expected to create your own. If this task seems daunting, don’t worry. There are quite a lot of online resources that will help you create your module to teach your students about online privacy.

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Edutopia

A teacher created this article, so it gives a more personal version of helping people teach young children. The article even helps teachers who have to teach a much younger audience: kindergarten students. It focuses on teaching students about how strangers do not only exist in personal situations but also online. It also suggests more interactive ways to help the students remember your lesson well. The article can be found here.

Internet Safety

This article is more focused on parents, but the approach is the same. It focuses on telling your students about the facts of online privacy and the consequences that might result if they are careless online. It puts a lot of importance on three main facts. The first is that nothing is ever private if you have already placed it online. The second note is that, if you place something online, it will be there forever. Finally, it advises you to teach your students that online privacy is for their own good, not yours. Find this article on here.

I Keep Safe

This website focuses not just on students but on younger internet users in general. It will help you to teach your students on a more personal level, and to tell them the important points of online privacy. It also teaches you ways of teaching them to keep their personal lives private. It gives you specific tips that are easy to remember and practical. Visit this website at here.

Eschoolnews

This website lists the methods that schools are using to teach students about online privacy. It offers exciting, creative, and fun ways to make sure that your students will stay attentive and excited. It calls for methods such as guest speakers, games, and even school programs. They outline teacher-friendly ways to work with students and create practical and interactive methods to work towards safe Internet usage. The ten different things outlined in the article can teach not only your students but also all of the people in your school. You can find this article here.

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Maria Dublin

Maria Dublin

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Maria is a writer, an editor, and a law student. She plays for the Philippine national touch football team, and does a lot of travelling during the holidays.
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