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Teacher Resources

 

Checklist to support safe, responsible and smart digital learning

  1. eLearning Planning The resources here will help you develop an eLearning Plan as an integral part of your School Strategic Plan and Annual Implementation Plan.
  2. modulesocialBully Stoppers provides advice, strategies and interactive learning modules for teachers to support the safe and responsible use of digital technologies in the classroom.
  3. Connect.ed eSafety Commission has developed a free online professional development program that supports teachers to build on their knowledge of cybersafety, and develop strategies to support students to be safe and responsible users of digital technologies.  A 4 x 2 hour accredited course for teachers.
  4. Student Engagement Policy Update your school’s policy with student support to ensure it is all “cybered up”. Some students have real world knowledge of technologies and the issues they can present. Respecting student voice will provide ownership to school policy decisions.
  5. Acceptable Use Agreements (AUA) and fully informed consent
    to share student’s personal details online. This applies even when signing them up to online tools etc. It is important. Update yours this year and make sure you keep parents informed of what you are signing their children up to.
  6. The Digital Deck provides a quick overview of the range of digital resources available to schools. The deck starts with an eduSTAR overview then explores other resources and methods along the ePotential continuum. http://epotential.education.vic.gov.au/continuum 
  7. Planning a Parent Information evening If you are introducing new technology or online spaces  or just reinforcing the schools approach to digital learning. This film outlines an approach which involves students researching, planning and presenting the evening. There are more resources in  Working with parents on the DEECD website
  8. Using Social Media: Guide for DET Employees   This module is based on guiding principles of behaviour that are applicable under existing Department policies and guidelines. It will assist teachers to better exercise their professional judgment. The module should take 30 – 60 minutes to complete and can be completed over multiple sessions.
  9. Bullying discussions for teachers 

Bully

This is the third in a series of four videos about student bullying. Dr Michael Carr-Gregg talks about how teachers can respond to students who are bystanders to bullying. Queensland Education department have produced this series. They are hosted on YouTube and well worth watching.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sq18u1Ee9fM

10/ Global2 The DEECD has a licence for all Victorian Schools to use the Global2 Blogging service. This includes Government and Catholic schools. Schools are able to set up student, class, teacher and school blogs. It is a great way to get started using social media tools with your students. Schools can keep their blogs private or open them to the world. A great way to showcase student work.

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