Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Perfect Conversation Starter for your Tweens

This is a very powerful video to help you as parents start a conversation with your tweens – 8 to 12 year olds – about cybersafety, digitial citizenship and digital responsibility. It is never too early to start. I think you will … Continue reading

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Facebook Gossip Page

The discovery of a Facebook page which contains some unsavoury content involving some students at the School, as reported recently in the media, is of concern to the School as we continue to support the welfare of our students, especially … Continue reading

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Danger Alert – Fake Facebook Link – Read NOW!

Australian authorities have detected a fake MYKI survey circulating on social networking sites. When the link to the survey is clicked, 45 sexually-explicit images involving children download to your computer’s My Pictures folder. Victorian police are investigating. Warn your teens NOT … Continue reading

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‘The Brocial Network’ A Teachable Moment!

This is a worrying turn of events. A new Facebook group was brought to our attention yesterday which encourages its members to hunt through their friends photos and copy revealing pictures of their female friends without their knowledge to be posted on … Continue reading

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Teaching Children to Choose Strong Passwords!

   Sshhh…your Password is like your PIN….it should be Secret! When Mums and Dads were young, we used passwords for fun activities and secret children’s business!  In the tradition of Enid Blyton and her Secret 7 and Famous 5 we … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden Scam

When the World’s most wanted terrorist is tracked down and killed everyone wants to know all about it. The Americans have so far declined to release a photo proving the death of Osama Bin Laden. This is fuelling more interest … Continue reading

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