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 E-Safety for the i-Generation

E-Safety for the i-Generation

Combating the Misuse and Abuse of Technology in Schools

Nikki Giant

Quick Overview

A practical, hands-on resource on e-safety, covering what the online dangers are, what e-safety is, how to adopt a whole school approach and implement an e-safety policy, and involving parents and carers in e-safety at home. A model policy is included, plus activities and photocopiable handouts to use with young people to educate them on e-safety.
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Paperback / softback
2013, 11.00in x 8.50in / 279.4mm x 216mm, 144pp
ISBN: 978-1-84905-944-2
£15.99
Ebook
2013, PDF, 144pp
ISBN: 978-0-85700-774-2
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£15.99

Description

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.

Reviews

'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.'
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'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

'This book is very well presented and
written in clear unambiguous language. It is
easy to read, interesting, informative, practical,
and engaging...incidents.The book outlines the benefits, and risks of
social media (Facebook; Internet Messaging;
Online Chat Rooms; and Gaming Devices
with Internet access) very clearly... the book containvery well structured curriculum activities... They have been exceptionally well
thought out and include the core principles
of learning such as teaching, modelling, role-play,
practice and feedback. Having spent
many years organising and facilitating group
work with students in schools, I feel that the
workshops presented in this book are interesting,
engaging and would promote active
participation by young people... This book could be a valuable
resource to the educational psychologist in
supporting students, teachers, parents, and
schools, around the area of E-Safety. It
certainly meets the aim it set out to achieve.'
- Dr Flannan Geaney, Chartered Educational Psychologist in Private Practice, Waterford, Ireland.

Authors

By (author): Nikki Giant