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Christopher Brennan Library: Digital Citizenship

ThinkUKnow

ThinkUKnow provides current information and resources to support the safe use of the internet, social media and digital technologies by children. 

iParent

iParent is a website where parents can learn about the digital environment and keep updated on their children's technology use. Here parents can find guidance for using safety setting on web-connected devices, tips for choosing movies and games and strategies for keeping young people safe online.

eSafety.gov.au

The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is committed to empowering all Australians to have safer, more positive experiences online. This website provides eSafety information and resources on the issues, apps, games and social networks that shape the online world.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media rates apps and websites in the same way as books and movies. Each is given a traditional rating from G to R and a second rating based on educational value.

Young People's Trust & Confidence in Online Information Sources

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is NEVER acceptable. If you or someone you know is targeted by bullies online tell them:

  • to report the bully to the website/service operated
  • to keep evidence of the bullying behavour
  • to resist the temptation to reply to nasty messages
  • to tell an adult

THINK Model

THINK promotes respectful and responsible digital citizenship trough positive use of social media.

Photo credit: Waterloo Regional Crime Prevention Council, Canada

Guide to Popular Social Media Sites and Apps

Games, apps and social networking This website provides information on the features, safety guidelines and privacy settings for over 70 popular games, apps and social networking platforms.