December 8, 2021 Cyber Safety | classroom management | schools | online safety | Policy

Co-constructing online safety agreements with students

Having students sign agreements around how they will use and not use online spaces and digital devices has long been common practice in schools/kura. Beyond simply being a ‘one size fits all’ tool for compliance, agreements about how devices and online spaces are used have the opportunity to be a powerful vehicle for launching conversations and an authentic opportunity for ...

 
November 3, 2021 Cyber Safety | Mobile Apps | classroom management | digital learning | e-learning
Managing the risks of e-learning resources in your school

E-learning resources offer schools/kura incredible opportunities to enhance student learning with an abundance of exciting applications and platforms to use. While the benefits are clear, it can be easy to overlook the risks of e-learning ...

 
August 31, 2020 classroom management | Classwize
Classwize Launches as a Standalone Tool

We have renamed and relaunched our classroom internet management tool. Classroom Manager is now called Linewize Classwize and is available to schools as a part of our full suite of cyber safety tools, or as a standalone product.

 
March 13, 2020 Cyber Safety | classroom management | Classwize | e-learning
Cyber-safety in the time of coronavirus - Where does your school stand?

The coronavirus pandemic has had unprecedented implications for schools Down Under including millions of students working from home for a prolonged period of time. What are the cyber safety implications of this and what can and should ...

 
July 20, 2019 Screen time | screens in school | classroom management | digital citizenship | online pornography | digital learning | Duty of Care
Is online pornography the new sex ed?

Are young people getting their sex education from pornography? The New Zealand Education Review Office thinks so - and most international experts agree. Should schools be doing more to address this?

 
July 20, 2019 Screen time | screens in school | classroom management | digital citizenship | mental health | sleep | digital learning | Duty of Care | play | wellbeing
The case against a blanket phone ban

Calls for banning smartphones in schools are being heard right around the world, following the recent lead of France and Albania. But what's the case for the other side?

 
July 20, 2019 Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | classroom management | distraction | BYOD
"You can't stop students using the powerful computers in their pockets"

"You can't stop students using the powerful computers in their pockets," notes the director of IT at England’s prestigious Queen Elizabeth School. In a world where screens increasingly dominate life, learning and leisure, it’s an ...

 
July 20, 2019 Cyber Safety | Cyber Experts | screens in school | classroom management | digital citizenship | partner school program
Linewize Classwize: Your superpower for managing student internet

As an educator, you don’t need x-ray vision to figure out that you and your students aren’t always on the same page.

 
July 20, 2019 phone ban | Screen time | screens in school | classroom management | digital citizenship | distraction | smartphone | digital learning | Duty of Care
Classroom technology: What do students think?

Is technology in the classroom mostly a benefit to learning, or mostly a barrier? Educators have been debating the question for at least a decade. Yet the voices of the ultimate “end-users” - aka students - need to be included in the ...

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