High schools

High school students are curious about technology and want to learn how to be safe with using apps and media.

Schools have the responsibility to empower them to be safe and responsible online. Teachers can use the resources provided to model:

  • strong digital maturity
  • critical thinking with the use of media
  • building trust online
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Digital citizenship with Minecraft: Education

Explore Minecraft: Education Digital Citizenship world to learn about digital theft, media literacy, sharing and harassment through a series of themed activities. 

Learning outcomes:

  • Empowered Learner: Students leverage technology to take an active role in choosing, achieving and demonstrating competency in their learning goals, informed by the learning sciences
  • Digital Citizen: Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical

Resources:

 

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Digital identity and privacy with Minecraft: Education

Join Minecraft: Education Cybercraft - Home Sweet HMM to be creative and learn about a safer and better internet and the principles of digital identity, online safety, and privacy.

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the importance and benefits of the Internet in our everyday lives.
  • Identify and avoid common cybersecurity risks by remembering, “STOP and THINK before you CLICK.”
  • Build awareness to ensure the privacy of personal information.
  • Advocate for help from trusted adults if you are unsure or uncomfortable.
  • Build awareness with families about their role in making a safer internet.

Resources:

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Cyber safety resources for NSW educators

Be a Cybermarvel: Be a digital leader (NSW Stage 4)

This three-lesson learning sequence is designed to teach students about how content is created and used online. It allows them to use sources and check to see if they are authentic and trustworthy, or if bias exists. It is recommended that this resource is used digitally to gain the benefit of the hyperlinks within. A list of all the online resources is at the end of each lesson.

Access the lesson plan on the Universal Resources Hub (login required)

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