Children and young people today are using the immense power of digital media to explore, connect, create, and learn in ways never before imagined. With this power, young people have extraordinary opportunities, and yet they face many potential pitfalls. It is very important that we keep up-to-date with the latest ways of ensuring that your children are safe when online. Digital Parenting is created for parents and schoolteachers to help them give children the life skills they need to thrive in the always-connected digital world. We hope it will give you essential knowledge and help build your confidence as you guide your children through the challenges of life online.
There’s information and advice from experts, parents and teachers on a range of topics, including how to:
- teach your child digital resilience
- navigate the pitfalls of social media
- cope with online peer pressure
- manage your family’s screen time
- protect your family from cyber crime
- use parental controls and settings to stay safe
The website; https://www.vodafone.co.uk/mobile/digital-parenting provides some useful advice.
The following documents provide you with useful hints and tips:
The links below contain very useful activities that you can explore with your children. These are materials the children will also be accessing as part of the computer/PSHE curriculum.