PROTECT YOURSELF ON SOCIAL MEDIA
BE SMART ONLINE,
PROTECT YOURSELF ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Having fun on the internet is the perfect way to explore the web for kids and adults,The Internet is great for children. Explore school reports, communicate with teachers and other children, and play interactive games.
But going online also comes with risks such as inappropriate content, cyberbullying, and online predators. By using social media apps and websites where children interact, predators can pretend to be a child or her teen trying to make new friends.The Internet is one ever-evolving body of knowledge that can play an integral role in the development of our children.
With years of technological advancement, we now live in a world enriched and burdened by computers and gadgets. The dominance of technology in our daily lives highlights the importance of digital literacy not only for adults but also for children. The digital world offers tremendous benefits and benefits to all, but without proper use and understanding of technology, it can become overwhelming and even dangerous.With years of technological advancement, we now live in a world enriched and burdened by computers and gadgets. The dominance of technology in our daily lives highlights the importance of digital literacy not only for adults but also for children.
The digital world offers tremendous benefits and benefits to all, but without proper use and understanding of technology, it can become overwhelming and even dangerous.Children have the advantage of understanding digital literacy. In such a connected world, children learn digital skills from an early age. Many of these technical skills are essential in the classroom and at work. Almost every industry that kids enter when they start their careers requires some form of digital literacy.
Also, since most schools now require projects and assignments to be submitted online, children are expected to have basic skills such as: More than ever, a digital education curriculum is essential. The difficulty we face is using technology without a clear understanding of its purpose. Children who use social media need to understand how it works, who can see it, and what digital footprint it leaves behind.
Understanding the importance of digital literacy and where the dangers and pitfalls of the digital world are is critical to the safety of children.
As an adult, how often do you ask yourself about your child’s safety on the internet? Are the contents of the internet safe for my children to consume? We are the students of BSCE 1B who are here to guide your children about the dangers of the internet. This is a fantastic opportunity for children and teenagers to learn about digital citizenship skills that will allow them to make wise online decisions and think critically and gain important 21st century skills. Let your children take part in this digital literacy skills training which will cover topics and prepare them for their digital life, these are open for ages 7-13
The DigiSmart kids inspire children, improve performance and harness the power of the digital medium. Very stimulating, boosts success and confidence.
People using the internet are becoming younger and younger. Since the internet has become part of our lives due to technological advancement, we cannot avoid our younger generations using it at a younger age. But the Internet can be rather dangerous for kids if they don’t know what they are doing. To ensure the safety of the children online, Digismart Kids will teach the children important 21st Century Skills such as:
How to safely make friends online
What is Internet and Why do we use Internet
Who is in your online community
What password are for and how to make a strong password
Importance of private and personal information
This is Me (Posting pictures like selfies or other image online)
Knowing when to and why we take a break from using devices
Device Free moments
Recognize the different kinds of feeling they can have when using technology
Knowing what they should do if that certain feeling occur
History of the Internet
Pause and Think Online (importance of being safe, responsible, and respectful online)
Power of words (Understand the word to avoid misinterpretation and identify ways to respond to mean word)
Due to the past epidemic, today children are now more attached to their gadgets, especially the younger ones. Having these lessons and skills will surely help children learn how to safely use social media and the internet.
There will be lots of fun and exciting activities that will be conducted in todays and educational lessons for the youngsters.
One of the core memories of a child is the first time they meet their friends, and looking at today’s generation it seems like they are more happy using the internet than playing outside. But let us still be cautious because there are still dangers that they can encounter on the internet.
Not only kids, but also teenagers that are completely under age are being educated about their relationship on the internet, because we all know the feeling of having our first love when we were still teenagers. Teens are taught about the benefits and risk of online relationships to be familiar with the experience and the consequences of online dating.
That’s not all, we also have exciting educational activities for the kids so they can enjoy and learn at the same time. One of the activities that were conducted was letting the kiddos think about their first experience in making friends online by writing the good on their spellbook and the bad ones on the cauldron.
One of the speakers in this training is very thorough and has good intentions because we too have encountered dangers that came from the internet but did not have proper training. We would like to take this chance to educate kids and teens so they can not experience those same problems that we encountered in the past.
What: The students of BSCE 1-8 have conducted a seminar in partnership with RSE academy training children ages 7-13 about their digital life and what to expect about the dangers of the Internet. The goal of this seminar is to raise awareness about the internet because in today’s time parents are relying on the Internet to educate their children, and sometimes they can encounter some situations that can be dangerous like online predators or explicit content on the Internet. Younger and younger people are using the internet. We cannot prevent our younger generations from accessing the Internet at a younger age because it has become a part of our life as a result of technological growth. But if children aren’t careful, the Internet may be rather dangerous for them. Digismart Kids will impart crucial 21st Century Skills to the kids in order to safeguard their online safety. Where: This seminar is conducted via zoom meeting. Our speakers have prepared various educational activities for the children to participate and enjoy this training.
When: The training will be held on Monday, Dec 5, 2022 5 pm, a zoom ID will be provided for the participants and please be advised that the children should have the following items for the activities later
– Bond Paper (Short or Long)
Why: The purpose of this training is to guide children and teens who are vulnerable to internet dangers like cyberbullying and scammers. We shall guide these children and help them so that if they encounter these problems in the future, they will be aware and will act so they can be safe.
Who: The training will be conducted by our section BSCE 1-B led by Mr Fahad Anggoling and others. They will be the ones interacting with the children and will be the one giving the activities while the rest of the students will be observing and will take down notes for references.
How: The training starts of by an opening prayers followed by the lectures and the activities, rest assured that your children will be safe because we are doing this to educate childrens that are vulnerable in the internet, The lecture contains very educational lessons like making friends safely online, the importance of their private and personal safety, history of the internet etc. One of the activities that your children can look forward to is letting them think about their experiences on the intemet as they write down the good ones in their spellbook and the bad ones in the cauldron.
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