Primary School classes participated in various activities that promoted the theme for #SID2018: “Create Connect and Share Respect: A Better Internet Starts With You!”
Students discussed how they connect with the internet on a daily basis, and ways they can engage respectfully.
A competition attracted students to create a catchy jingle to promote safe password usage, or a poster highlighting positive connection online. Winners will be announced soon.
To conclude the day, students created a pledge that they will honour for 2018.
“Safer Internet Day was a call to action for every stakeholder to play their part in creating a better internet for everyone, in particular, the youngest users out there,” said IGS Primary Digital Innovator, educator and eSafety Coordinator David Smith.
In the wake of numerous cyber bullying stories, eSafety Australia launched Safer Internet Day 2018 to encourage respect, and highlight the importance of being proactive and alert in making the internet a safer place, particularly for children and young people.
IGS will continue to address trends in Digital Citizenship education.